The Karen Wellington Foundation (KWF) is looking for a full-time Executive Director. KWF puts FUN on the calendars of women and families LIVING with breast cancer through special vacations, relaxing spa days and other fun-focused activities. This high energy organization is growing and is ready for its first executive director and we are seeking candidates who would thrive in a “Give First; FunNow!” culture.
Job Purpose: The role of the Executive Director is to oversee the administration, deliverables and strategic plan of the organization. Other key responsibilities include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
Represent and be the lead advocate for the organization to the recipients, donors and community
Recruit, develop and manage teams to increase capacity and grow the brand
Create a culture of transparency and communication throughout the organization
Refine and clarify roles, systems to create efficient work flow and communication
Create and manage annual budget; track expenses and reduce costs
Manage annual tax prep and audit processes
Facilitate with the Board/Staff and implement the annual strategic plan to meet organizational goals and objectives
Develop an annual fundraising plan including how to engage nominators/friends more, holiday card campaign, year around sponsors, etc.
Create and implement communication plan
Develop positive relationships with key stakeholders, including individual and corporate donors
At least three years of prior people management experience with proven ability to grow teams with a servant leader mentality
Strong oral and written communication and teamwork skills with an open, friendly demeanor
Proven successful fundraising experience
Strong time management, prioritization, multitasking and organizational skills with the ability to see projects to timely completion
A personal connection to the mission of KWF
Experienced problem solver who approaches issues in a calm, creative and positive way
Willing to travel to other chapters around the country (less than 10% of the year)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Salesforce experience, a plus
Ability to work from home
The position is Monday – Friday, 40 hours/week. Competitive salary compensation; no benefits provided. To learn more about the Karen Wellington Foundation, please visit our website http://www.karenwellingtonfoundation.org/. Qualified candidates, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.