Looking for Executive Director
Voices UnBroken is seeking an Executive Director to succeed our Founder and current Executive Director and to guide the organization into its next phase of growth. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful applicant must be a visionary thinker, planner and problem solver who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Voices UnBroken's staff, programs, expansion and execution of its mission and will work closely with the Board to promote an open and inclusive environment and a culture of collaboration.
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
Establish a strong working partnership with the Board, staff and partners; forge partnerships that will enhance the work of programs and fundraising activities; and ensure provision of high quality services to Voices UnBroken's participants.
Overall supervision of all staff and direct supervision of key staff positions.
Create long-term vision in collaboration with the Board and staff
Maintain and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders such as government agencies and other external partners
Maintain and strengthen current programming
Ensure programmatic excellence and consistent quality of finance, administration, fundraising, communications, and systems.
FUNDRAISING & EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Serve as the chief fundraiser for Voices UnBroken, while involving the Board and others appropriately
Marketing, public relations and grant writing
Analyze the organization's fund development needs, set fundraising targets, research and pursue fundraising opportunities.
Actively engage in strategic local and city-wide groups and committees in conversations around justice, foster care and arts related issues.
Prepare annual budget in coordination with the Board and ensure that the organization operates within budget guidelines and practices sound fiscal management.
Work closely with accountants to prepare organization's annual audit/review and to complete all necessary filings.
Monitor and report to the Board on finances of the organization.
Ensure that resources are used efficiently and effectively.
Develop new program strategies in collaboration with staff and Board.
Engage in long range strategic planning with Board and staff.
Set annual goals in collaboration with staff and Board
Monitor and assess progress against goals on an ongoing basis.
BOARD RELATIONS & ENGAGEMENT
Work closely with the Board of Directors to maintain and build a strong, diverse, motivated Board.
Maintain official records and documents, and coordinate with the Board to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local regulations as applicable.
The ED will be thoroughly committed to Voices UnBroken's mission. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
Commitment to working in the Bronx
BA required, MA in a relevant subject area preferred or equivalent experience
At least 7 years of senior management experience
Experience working with the juvenile justice and/or foster care systems
Experience working in community arts
Commitment to work from a positive youth development framework
Excellence in organizational management and track record of effectively leading an organization and staff
Experience in tracking program outcomes
Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.
Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing Board Member relationships
Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Compensation is set commensurate with experience.
Bronx, 1414 Metropolitan Avenue, 2nd Floor
How to apply?
Applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter with compensation requirement to:
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