The Executive Director is a highly-motivated professional with a solid foundation in fiscal management, program services and fundraising. The Executive Director is also instrumental in the strategic planning and visioning of the Affiliate in order to achieve our goal of discovering and delivering the cures.
Organization Management Responsibilities
Oversee recruiting, training, development, and evaluation of staff, membership (if any) and volunteers.
Effectively develop business systems and strategies and ensure appropriate implementation.
Assist with strategic planning and manage work to meet identified goals and report accordingly.
Mission – with appropriate staff and committees
Initiate, encourage and monitor collaboration and cooperation among community organizations, grant recipients, breast cancer organizations and other Affiliates.
Maintain a current knowledge of breast health information, health care services, applicable state and federal regulations and public policy issues.
Fund development – with board, appropriate staff and Fund Development Committee
Oversee fundraising efforts including donor cultivation, corporate sponsorship, solicitations, donation mechanisms, grants, etc.
Develop, build, manage and track community support through related, corollary fundraisers (third-party events, etc.) and collaborative projects/partnerships with other community providers.
Incorporate CRM opportunities from Komen Headquarters that closely align with local abilities and goals.
Finance – with Treasurer, staff and appropriate committees
Assist with development of and manage annual budget.
Review analysis of financial activities (income and expense) to discern trends, identify areas of improvement and address problems.
Public relations – with appropriate staff and committees
Function as the primary spokesperson for the Affiliate.
Develop communications and media relations with plans, which include media preparation/training for staff and key volunteers.
Minimum Requirement of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, and a minimum of 3 years professional experience including responsibility for a budget of $1 million annually. Experience in public health education, programming, grant making, staff and volunteer management, fundraising, and communications preferred. Strong understanding of service area and diverse populations. Direct exposure to non-profit and volunteer-driven organizations are a plus. Travel, evening and weekend work are required for this position.
Candidate will also possess:
- Ability to be strategic and maintain a view of the whole Affiliate while managing day to day operations
- Interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse population
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Prior experience working with or reporting to a Board of Directors
Resumes may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org