Executive Director - Non-Profit

Loudon County, VA
80K - 90K
Sep 29, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time
A non-profit charitable organization has a fantastic opportunity for an Executive Director who can provide inspired and creative leadership to employees, volunteers, and board of directors. The mission of the organization is to empower and change the lives of individuals with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges using equine activities and therapies.

The Executive Director has a unique opportunity to grow donor giving while managing financial policies and budget guidelines.

  • Ensure adequate control and accounting of finances, including the creation and monitoring of the annual budget in coordination with board of directors and key staff.
  • Ensure annual audit filing of taxes
  • Supply monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors
  • Manage the implementation of strategic development plan and work with the Board of Directors to ensure continuous review and re-consideration of the development plan goals.
  • Lead all fundraising activities, including the identification, cultivation and stewardship of individual, foundation, and corporate prospects for donation and/or sponsorship and the solicitation of major gifts along with researching and writing grants in coordination with the staff, the Board of Directors.
  • Hires, leads, coaches, and maintains a high-performance staff. Ensures that each staff member has a job description and the training necessary to perform the necessary functions. Sets annual objectives with staff members, tracks progress on a regular basis and provides direct reports with annual performance evaluations. Recruits and trains new staff as needed. Releases staff as warranted. Sets staff compensation with input from Board. Encourages and enables staff development and education. Fosters a collegial and collaborative work environment.
  • Serve as primary spokesperson and advocate
  • Cultivate relationships with a broad network of partners and stakeholders in the equine and health industries including policy/advocacy.
  • Serve and lead on relevant and existing coalitions and task forces within a local, state, 2. Maintain a climate and culture that attracts, keeps, and motivates a creative and diverse community of staff and volunteers
  • Conduct regular staff meetings and oversee the administration of payroll and employee benefit programs in coordination with HR support
  • Delegate work appropriately to ensure efficacy and efficiency and the development of leadership skills
  • Produce an organizational annual report in coordination with staff

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS
  • 5-7 years Non-profit administration as an Executive Director
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Fiscal management
  • Personnel supervision and management
  • Fundraising including donor development and grant writing
  • Program development (vision to fruition)
  • Enthusiasm/aptitude for working with diverse populations Ability to project a strong vision of the organization to the wider community
  • Ability to secure funding for programming, capital and general operations
  • Program development and execution (particularly in scaling/replicating models)
  • Excellent verbal, written and spoken communication
  • Inclusive leadership and decision-making
  • Participatory, confident and goal-oriented, problem solver

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Julie Segor