The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors of InvestED and has general responsibility for leading and managing the day-to-day the operations of InvestED. Highlights include: Serve as the face of the organization to InvestED’s many stakeholders, provide leadership necessary to achieve the Board of Director’s fiscal and strategic goals, conduct the organization’s annual campaign with the Development Director, recruit and coordinate the work of staff and volunteers, ensuring training occurs as needed, communicate with and assign program funding levels to partner schools. For a full description, please visit the InvestED website.
Passion for the organization’s mission and vision is required. A Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience is preferred; a Master’s or other professional degree is a plus. The position requires demonstrated skill, experience and success in/with the following areas: Building and sustaining positive relationships and collaborations with key individuals, constituencies and partner organizations. Excellent communicator, able to listen, engages and connects with his/her audience. Organizing talent, based on customer needs. Be willing to travel throughout the state for fundraising, stewardship and donor cultivation. Demonstrated fundraising results including acquisition of new donors, stewardship and cultivation of major donors and successful asks from individuals, corporate, foundation and government sources. Experience in educational programs is a plus. Understanding of school funding, school district operations, and state and national education reform initiatives, but also speaks the corporate language a plus. Project/program development, implementation, and management of educational programs a plus. An understanding of the Washington State political and educational landscape and culture a plus. Experience as an Executive Director of an education-related nonprofit organization a plus. For a full description, please visit the InvestED website.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by 8:00 a.m. PDT, June 10, 2013. All submissions must be via email with documents in MS Word or PDF format. All applications will be held in strict confidence and will be acknowledged. It is anticipated that final interviews for the position will be conducted in June, with the hiring decision being made in early July.
Submit resume via email