Job Description for Part-Time Executive Director
January 21, 2022
Profile of Organization: Women’s Voices is a small, membership organization that is volunteer-driven. We focus on advocacy activities and projects that address gun violence, racial justice, affordable housing and criminal justice reform. In addition to the Executive Director, the staff includes a part-time Organizational Manager.
The Executive Director’s Primary Responsibilities will be:
- Engage the Fund Development Chair and Committee to create an Annual Fund Development Plan. This includes goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, responsibility, and timelines.
- Cooperate with the Organizational Manager to use the Women’s Voices database (Neon) to generate donor data (giving history, giving levels, source of gift) Assure that data base is configured to provide needed information.
- Provide hands-on assistance with donor stewardship (i.e., building donor relationships through personal outreach)
- Research and write grant applications); provide editing and other support for volunteers who prepare grant applications
- Grant maintenance: provide follow up reports to grant- makers
Raise the Profile of Women’s Voices in the Community
- With the Co-Presidents, be at the table at community forums to advocate for positions taken by Women’s Voices
- Work with the committees to produce output, which will allow WV to better claim its accomplishments
- Partner with the Co-Presidents and Committee Chairs in forging productive partnerships and ensuring clarity around WV’s contributions to the partnerships and accomplishments via the partnerships
Board Development and Administration
- Assist President(s) with development, implementation, and monitoring of WV Strategic Plan
- Engage with the President(s) to create a Board Development Plan that includes board orientation and training (i.e., leadership skills, fund development)
- Develop and maintain a Board Member Manual (including WV budget/financial reports, bylaws, policies & procedures, board roster & bios, etc.)
- Provide support to the Nominating Committee
- Respond to calls/emails
- Prepare an Annual Report
Membership Committee Development & Engagement
- Engage with the Membership Chair(s) and Committee to develop an Annual Membership Plan to increase, retain and engage members. The plan will include quantifiable goals, identified strategies, and outcome measures.
- Cooperate with the Organizational Administrative/communications Manager to use the Women’s Voices database (Neon) to generate member/subscriber data (i.e., segmenting by attributes such as age, zip code, interests, program attendance, financial contributions)
- Assure that the data base is configured to capture needed information.
- Participate in annual budget development
- Send thank you notes (emailed through Neon for gifts of $100 or less & for membership renewals; by US mail for gifts of $100 or more, foundation gifts and grants)
- Log in to bank and make deposits
- Review financial statements with Treasurer, Board Co-presidents and Organizational Manager
- Liaison with accountant in conjunction with the Organizational Manager
- Participate in committee meetings
- Work with Advocacy Committee Chair to develop annual work plans and evaluations, and to monitor these. This includes goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, responsibility, and timelines.
Preventing Gun Violence
- Participate in committee meetings
- Maintain list of upcoming events, volunteer schedule
- Work with the Committee to develop an annual work plan and evaluation, and to monitor these. This includes goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, responsibility, and timelines.
- Work with volunteers to develop a communications strategy and program for community-wide education on the importance of storing guns safely—or preferably not having them in the home.
- Work with program chair to schedule annual program planning meeting and communicate with committee
- Work with program chair to create and edit program titles for use on WV bookmark; add program titles and dates to website
- Attend programs
- Write or edit the program summary for the website
- Participate in committee and task force meetings
- Work with the committee and task force members to develop annual work plans and evaluations, and to monitor these. This includes goals, objectives, strategies, tactics, responsibility, and timelines)
The successful candidate will possess:
- B.A. degree (minimum)
- Experience in non-profit management
- Demonstrated success in fund development
- Excellent writing, speaking and inter-personal skills
- A passion for social justice
The Executive Director will work 20 hours per week. Compensation will be $30,000-$35,000 per year.
Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 18, 2022.