The Community Foundation of Teton Valley has an exciting opportunity for an experienced nonprofit leader to join our team as the Executive Director. This position is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of our mission to elevate lives through the power of generosity.
The Executive Director will oversee the administration, programmatic initiatives and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include board and staff leadership; fundraising and donor stewardship; financial management; program management; nonprofit relations; marketing and community outreach. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. The Community Foundation of Teton Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission in the community. The Executive Director oversees the administration, programmatic initiatives and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include: board and staff leadership; fundraising and donor stewardship; financial management; program management; nonprofit relations; marketing and community outreach.
- Serve as the principal advisor to the Board of Directors to fulfill the strategic plan and overall mission of the Community Foundation.
- Assist the Board of Directors in performing its primary fiduciary and governance responsibilities.
- Advise the Board of Directors in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
- Serve as an ex-officio member of all standing board committees.
- Maintain communication with the Board of Directors regarding the daily operations of the organization.
- Serve as the liaison between the Board of Directors and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole.
- Implement the Community Foundation’s strategic plan and mission through the daily operations of the organization.
- Assure compliance of the organization’s policies and procedures.
- Ensure that the structure of the organization supports a staff culture of sustainability, respect, open communication and professionalism.
- Recruit, hire, train, evaluate and support all paid staff and volunteers.
- Provide opportunities for professional development and growth.
- Monitor salary and benefits to ensure appropriate compensation.
FUNDRAISING & DONOR STEWARDSHIP
- Design and implement an annual fundraising plan to fund the operations and programmatic initiatives of the Foundation.
- Work with the Donor Relations Committee to provide training and support to the Board of Directors in fulfilling its annual fundraising duties.
- Design and implement an annual communications plan to ensure appropriate donor stewardship and acknowledgment.
- Oversee all aspects of fundraising campaigns, including donor solicitations and events.
- Manage an extensive portfolio of annual donors and prospects.
- Oversee all aspects of gift administration.
- Develop annual operating and programmatic budgets to fulfill the Foundation’s mission and strategic plan.
- Monitor operating and programmatic budgets on an ongoing basis.
- Provide the Board of Directors with timely, accurate financial reports and information.
- Maintain financial records, files and documents.
- Develop and implement all aspects of the Foundation’s programmatic initiatives, including: the Tin Cup Challenge; Competitive Grants; Youth Philanthropy; Community Catalyst Program; Nonprofit Training & Networking Program; Nonprofit ListServ; Equipment Rental Program; and Fiscal Sponsorship Program.
- Actively seek opportunities for collaborative, community-based philanthropic initiatives.
- Develop and maintain partnerships with local nonprofit leaders.
- Serve as a resource for local organizations regarding nonprofit best practices.
MARKETING & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
- Design and oversee all aspects of the Foundation’s annual marketing and outreach campaigns, including: email communications; website content; social media platforms; printed materials; advertisements; op-eds; and press releases.
- Actively seek opportunities to promote the mission of the Foundation within the community.
The Executive Director must be thoroughly committed to the mission of the Community Foundation of Teton Valley, which is to elevate lives through the power of generosity. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience.
Specific requirements include:
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- 5 or more years senior nonprofit management experience, including board and staff management, fundraising, donor stewardship and program management.
- Advanced budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
- Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegation, program development and task facilitation.
- Ability to interface and engage with a diverse group of donors, volunteers, nonprofit leaders and community stakeholders.
- Strong written and oral communications skills, including public speaking.
- High level of computer efficiency with the ability to learn to use specialized software.
- Must be able to analyze, prioritize, think critically, problem solve, adapt to changing situations and exercise good judgment while working independently.
- Committed to maintaining impeccable ethical and moral standards.
- Demonstrated passion and commitment to community, positive attitude and high level of self-motivation.
- Familiarity with the local nonprofit sector and community stakeholders a bonus.