Company: Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (Henrico CASA)
Date posted: August 14, 2019
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the agency, all fund development activities, and the administration of the program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fundraising from individual and corporate donors including sponsorships, event planning and execution, long-range organizational planning, fiscal and personnel management, program oversight, marketing and community relations, volunteer and board member recruitment, and supporting the Board of Directors.
Fund Development 60%
▪ Develop and implement a fund development plan to ensure the annual budget is funded with income from solicitation of individual, corporate, civic, faith-based, and foundation donors; organize and execute fundraising events funded by sponsorships. Annual Fund Development Plan to be approved and supported by the Board of Directors.
▪ Identify and cultivate ongoing relationships with community donors. Steward existing relationships.
▪ Maintain a donor database for monetary and other resources to include acknowledgments and gift tracking.
▪ Participate in legislative efforts to procure state funding.
▪ Supervise Program Director with researching and writing grant proposals to government, corporate, private, and public foundations.
Marketing and Community Relations 15%
▪ Oversee the development and implementation of an annual plan to increase awareness of Henrico CASA, its mission, and services to children, and its ongoing need to recruit volunteers.
▪ Represent Henrico CASA to key external audiences, peer organizations, philanthropic groups, and funders.
▪ Oversee the production of periodic newsletters, the Annual Impact Report, and other printed and/or electronic communications.
▪ Foster positive relationships with community groups and organizations that can contribute to the success of Henrico CASA.
▪ Participate in public engagements that promote and enhance Henrico CASA’s identity in the community.
▪ Oversee website and social media content/updates to assure regular promotions which appeal to diverse audiences.
Personnel and Program Management 10%
▪ Hire, supervise, and perform an annual review for Program Director and administrative staff.
▪ Collaborate with the Program Director and the Board in determining resources and budgets for volunteer program activities.
▪ Provide guidance and supervision to staff.
▪ Collaborate with Program Director on staffing issues to ensure goals of the program are met.
▪ Foster professional, collegial work atmosphere.
Board Relations 10%
▪ Cultivate a strong, transparent working relationship with the Board.
▪ Assist the Board of Directors in developing and implementing strategic plans to achieve long and short-term goals.
▪ Attend all board meetings and provide reports of agency activities, including evaluations of progress toward achieving the mission and financial goals.
▪ Lead the Board in all planned activities, including, but not limited to, fundraising events, community relations and education.
▪ Oversee the implementation of all Board directives, policies, and procedures.
▪ Keep Board apprised of organizational changes, problems, and opportunities.
▪ Organize Board member training and participate in planning and carrying out board retreats.
▪ Assist the Board in identifying and cultivating potential new board members.
Fiscal Management 5%
▪ Manage the daily fiscal and business operations of the organization, including managing the payroll, meeting financial obligations, and reviewing and approving all financial reports.
▪ Assist the Board in developing the annual budget.
▪ Ensure agency compliance with the requirements of all regulatory and government agencies.
Executive Committee of Board
Exempt full time salaried
Salary & Benefits:
Salary Range based on experience; ($55,000 to $75,000) plus 25% of salary benefit stipend implemented after three months of employment, 3 weeks paid leave and generous state holiday schedule, and workers compensation insurance
: Undergraduate Degree required; advanced degree preferred. Experience in nonprofit management, proven record of fund development success, experience in working with a Board of Directors, passion for CASA mission, demonstrated ability to build relationships/partnerships with community leaders, business executives, foundation officials, donors, and media. Emotional intelligence to lead, coach, develop, manage, and retain staff and volunteers.
If you are interested in applying for the Executive Director position, please send your cover letter, professional writing sample, resume, and salary requirements to: Henrico CASA c/o Search Committee, 3001 Hungary Spring Road, Suite A, Richmond, VA 23228 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.