Executive Director - Non Profit

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Title:

Executive Director - Non Profit

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Twisp, WA

Salary:

55000-65000

Application Contact:

Maggie Coon

Job Description:

Summary
 
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic organization. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Methow Valley Citizens Council and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. This position requires a deep and demonstrated commitment to the values of the Methow Valley Citizens Council. Energy, self-motivation and the ability to work both individually and as a team player are vital. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is supervised by the Board President.
                                                                                      
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Leadership
  • Assure that the Methow Valley Citizens Council has a long-range strategy that achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Serve as the public face of the Citizens Council as appropriate, in cooperation with other staff and board members.
  • Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
  • Working with the Board, determine allocation of staff and financial resources for major issues in which MVCC is engaged.
  • Develop and execute a strategy to build our membership base.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
  • Build a positive climate and image which emphasizes gratitude, both inside and outside our organization.
 
Board Development
  • Lead a well-organized board recruitment process and ongoing prospecting for excellent board members.
  • Work to enable board members to contribute to their greatest potential.
  • Assist MVCC board committees in fulfilling their responsibilities as appropriate.
  • Ensure the board is fully informed on the position of the organization and factors influencing it.
 
Management
  • Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, supervision and release of all paid staff, contractors and interns.
  • Manage the MVCC office and the day-to-day business of the Council.
  • Oversee and direct the maintenance of basic records and files of the organization and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Ensure all necessary policies are in place and are followed.
  • Jointly, with designated officers of the board, conduct official correspondence and execute legal documents.
 
Fundraising, Budget and Finance
  • Develop and execute a fundraising plan to ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
  • Work with the staff and the board in preparing a budget and see that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
  • Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
 
Skills and Qualifications
  • Familiarity with and demonstrated passion for the values of the Methow Valley Citizens Council
  • Demonstrated leadership ability: At least 5 years of experience with a company, non-profit organization, governmental body, or citizen effort in a leadership capacity.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to be calm, courteous, and focused even under changing and challenging circumstances
  • Computer skills or ability to learn such skills necessary to carry out office management tasks (e.g. Microsoft Office, social media, website management, database management)
 
Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field required
  • Ability to make decisions and act confidently with minimal supervision within the scope of authority while knowing where the limits lie
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and ability to complete assignments or negotiate deadlines to address changing priorities and workload
Compensation, Hours and Work Environment
  • Salaried, exempt status, benefits. Salary range is $55,000 to $65,000 depending on experience.
  • Exact hours of work are flexible and negotiable.
  • Main place of work is the MVCC office in Twisp.
  • Some travel, evening hours will be necessary.
Methow Valley Citizens Council
Po Box 774
Twisp, WA, United States
Phone: (509) 997-0888
Web: mvcitizens.org

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