Executive Director

Alexandria, VA
Jun 22, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
ALIVE!Executive Director ALIVE!is seeking an Executive Director to lead a well-established non-profit, by overseeing day-to-day functions and executing a strategic long-term plan for the organization.ALIVE!is an interfaith group which operates the oldest and largest private safety net in the City of Alexandria. ALIVE!helps thousands of people each month through its six programs providing critical services for lower-income residents of the City.Much of the work is accomplished by volunteers.Ideal candidates for this position will exhibit a passion for serving those less fortunate in our community and will strengthen ALIVE! with talents and experience, including: Senior management experience, with an accomplished track record of 5+ years of leadership in the non-profit arena, preferably in a social services context, exhibiting extensive knowledge of non-profit operations, personnel and administrative functions. Experience in a 501(c)(3) preferred.Knowledge of Alexandria/ Arlington non-profit community services and related City offices is a plus.Demonstrated ability to manage and empower staff at all levels in an environment of change, while developing an organizational atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and mutual respect. While this is an Executive Director position, the day-to-day duties require a hands-on leader with a player-coach mindset.Ability to collaborate with and inspire Board members, volunteers, other community organizations who provide similar or complementary services, and other stakeholders. Significant experience managing fundraising activities with direct responsibility handling donor relationships with individuals, foundations and corporations.Grant writing experience a plus.Solid, hands-on financial and facilities management skills, including budget preparation, analysis and reporting, as well as assuring that properties are safe, secure and functioning properly. Knowledge of QuickBooks a plus.A verifiable track record of success in short and long-range planning, including implementation and evaluation of plans.Experience in public relations, including public speaking and press outreach, required. Experience in digital media a plus.Ability to work with diverse populations.Ability to incorporate flexible hours in work schedule to accommodate the needs of the organization.Job type: Full-time Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience/ Competitive benefits package Executive Experience: 5+ years (required) Education: Bachelor s Degree (required); Master s degree in non-profit management a plus Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to: ALIVE!

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