The Executive Director reports to the Executive Committee and serves as the primary staff for all functions of the Women’s Fund as directed by the Board of Directors and in assistance to committees in the following areas:
- Create and oversee annual and long-term fundraising plans.
- Work for and with the board, and volunteers to achieve annual fundraising goals.
- Maintain, develop, and recognize key individual donor, corporate, and foundation relationships and our database of contacts.
- Grow annual giving campaign.
- Procure individual, major and planned gifts
- Supervise event planning including ensuring sponsorships are secured
- Guide fundraising and grantmaking efforts.
- Provide leadership in identifying innovative strategies in fundraising.
BOARD OF DIRECTOR RELATIONSHIPS
- Keep the Board fully informed on the condition of the organization.
- Develop and support present and future fundraising and entrepreneurial opportunities of the Board.
- Work with Board of Directors and partners to actively pursue and grow new and existing resources of revenue.
- Establish short- and long-term strategic development plans with Board of Directors input and approval. Implement and monitor any established plans.
- Assist the Board with meeting logistics, administration and tasks as needed.
STRATEGY SETTING AND ORGANIZATIONAL OVERSIGHT
- Update and implement a long-term strategic plan which achieves the mission of the organization.
- Provide leadership in developing programs, fundraising, organizational planning and financial sustainability.
- Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the Women’s Fund
- Maintain and utilize a working knowledge of significant trends in the field of philanthropy, women’s funds, social change and not-for-profit management.
- Along with the Board President, the Executive Director is the spokesperson for the organization.
- Actively recruits and orients volunteers to the organization.
- Manages regular email newsletter communications with donors
- Maintains social media presence
- Along with the Board President and Treasurer, works with the Board of Directors, Committees and staff in preparing a budget.
- Ensures the organization maintains sound financial practices, operates within budget guidelines and carries out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
- Ensures all administrative functions including financial and record-keeping aspects of organization are completed in a timely fashion
- Is responsible for the recruitment and oversight of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
- Experience working within a nonprofit organization
- Development experience
- Public speaking abilities
- Strong organizational skills
- Knowledge of databases, Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and nonprofit Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software
- WordPress & social media experience
- Salary and benefits are negotiable and commensurate based on experience and qualifications
- Retirement with employer match and generous paid time off
- This is a flexible, 30-hr/week position
- Salary Range: $30,000-$45,000, with opportunity for periodic performance-related bonuses
TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.