Executive Director

American Diabetes Association
Washington, DC
May 07, 2018
May 21, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Establish effective Community Leadership Board (CLB) to achieve organizational goals and objectives Enable and support effective volunteer leadership recruitment, stewardship, and engagement Create a shared vision and sense of ownership and accountability with volunteers and staff Support the development of a high-performing CLB by applying the Association's Targeted Recruitment Process, an ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating an influential, financially strong and diverse volunteer leadership base to champion the success of the Association In partnership with the CLB, establish a business plan to achieve organizational strategic priorities, drive aggressive revenue growth, and execute the mission in the community Maintain effective communication with CLB to inform of progress, opportunities, issues, challenges, and establish gap plans to course-correct and achieve financial targets Provide and guide staff support for all CLB committees to enable committee success Demonstrate Leadership and Effective Management Model Association leadership competencies to staff. Set high goals for personal and team accomplishments; tenaciously work to meet or exceed goals while seeking continuous improvement Align staff resources to maximize performance Develop annual performance expectations with staff that includes goals, objectives, inputs, and outcomes Communicate effectively and inspire others to high performance; promote accountability; remove barriers; support others to be creative and action-oriented; anticipate needs before they appear Manage staff in a manner that supports a productive, professionally competent work force in an environment respectful of personal well-being and cultural diversity Proactively inform and assure understanding of Area activities and outcomes with the Regional Director and others as appropriate Continuously work to assure Area alignment with the Region, Division, and National strategic direction and established policies and procedures Increase Area Revenue Position the Association as a leader in diabetes prevention and management Develop a thorough understanding of organizational, community and key stakeholder priorities, needs and barriers to identify appropriate partners and form alliances that significantly accelerate the development of strategic partnerships that facilitate the distribution and implementation of Association's education and programs into the communities being served Position the Association as the key voice on strategic task forces and diabetes coalitions at the state and local level as well as with heads of important civic organizations and faith leaders Identify, engage, and integrate community partners to deliver ADA's community-based programs as developed by the ADA Scientific Medical Division Create an advocacy strategy and build relationships with state and local government officials Develop effective and ongoing relationships with media Qualifications Bachelor's degree and 8-10 years of non-profit management Established success in fundraising and non-profit leadership Proven record of success management and revenue growth Knowledge of product marketing/sales concepts Outcome-driven with ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities Ability to manage and motivate groups and individuals Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills Strong market, community and constituent perspective Proficient in computer-based information systems Ability to work some nights and weekends

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