Executive Director Position Reports to Board of Directors
Position Type: Exempt This position is benefit eligible meaning that health and dental insurance, vacation and sick time, and pension are offered.
Summary/Objective Executive Director oversees the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization.
This position is responsible for fundraising, grant writing, and community outreach.
Finance & Administration • Lead the development of budgets and related program and staffing plans that advance New Hope Camp and Conference Center’s (NHCCC) mission and goals • Manage the organization’s financial resources to ensure long-term viability and sustainability • Develop, improve, and implement organizational policies, procedures, and/or systems • Provide monthly financial statements to Board that reflect the financial condition of the organization
Programs • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field of youth programs and retreat business • Strategically plan new ways to improve programs • Build relationships to strengthen and promote retreat facilities • Create teambuilding program
Operations and Site • Oversee pool control and water sanitization • Plan short and long term needs for facilities
Human Resources • Hire and retain competent, qualified program and site staff • Ensures that annual performance and salary evaluations of staff are conducted • Establish human resources policies, procedures, and/or practices that support recruitment, employment, and management of employees • Ensures job descriptions are developed and maintained and annual performance evaluations are conducted • Supervise Camp Program Director and Camp Site Manager
Fundraising • Lead all aspects of fundraising activities: grant seeking, building and maintaining donor relationships, personal solicitations, corporate partnerships, etc. • Secure funding for all programs and events with assistance from the Board and staff • Responsible for reviewing and monitoring the annual fundraising plan • Managing and maintaining donor database • Build on existing relationships with partner churches and increase their fiscal commitment to New Hope Camp and Conference Center
Marketing • Responsible for reviewing and monitoring an annual marketing/communication plan for all programs at NHCCC • Serve as official spokesperson for NHCCC, active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic, and private organizations and agencies. • Create consistent written and visual content for the website and social media platforms Write and edit content for newsletters, press releases, feature releases, etc. Write and design promotional materials as needed •
Board Relations • Work directly with the Board of Directors while maintaining an open and strong relationship • Partner with Board Members to implement strategic plans and identify areas of growth
NOTE: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in related field • Previous camp and/or retreat experience required • 2-5 years financial experience in non-profits
Skills/Knowledge • Proven ability to fundraise and generate contributed revenue • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and organizational skills with ability to delegate and follow up • Has composure under stress and willingness to assume responsibility for delivering personal and organizational commitments • Computer competence, including but not limited to Microsoft Office programs, data management, and financial software • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting • Strong written and oral communication skills • Strong public speaking ability • Pool Operator and Water Sanitation certification is a plus • Grant writing a plus
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Application instructions: Submit an introduction letter and resume to Jane Clarke at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: December 1, 2021.