Nonprofit Executive Director

Neighbor to Neighbor

Posted: 9/9/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: CEO/ED/President

Primary domain: Other

City: Greenwich

Postal code: 06830

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$1M - $3M

Website:

www.NTNGreenwich.org

Mission statement:

Neighbor to Neighbor improves the lives of residents in need throughout the Greenwich area and strengthens our community by creating access to food, clothing and basic living essentials in an atmosphere of kindness and respect.

Position Details:

Job Description:


 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

OPPORTUNITY

Neighbor to Neighbor is seeking a dynamic leader to manage this well-respected community organization that provides free food to individuals and families in need in Greenwich and free clothing and other basic household items to the same people from Greenwich, Stamford and Port Chester. The Executive Director will work in partnership with the Board of Directors to provide leadership, vision and direction. The Executive Director will be a visible community leader and will represent Neighbor to Neighbor throughout the region.

Under the direction of Neighbor to Neighbor’s Board President, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall operations and administration of the organization.  This includes the oversight of all client services programs, volunteers, paid staff, and relationships with outside vendors.  The Executive Director leads a team of seven staff members and over 100 weekly volunteers. S/he will be a primary spokesperson for the organization for purposes of the media, fundraising, community forums, and outreach to new and existing volunteer and donor organizations.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

  • Assure that the Mission and Core Values of Neighbor to Neighbor are consistently carried out 
  • Continuously assess community needs and develop quality programs in response
  • Evaluate existing programs to ensure execution at high level
  • Provide strategies to the Board for improving and expanding fundraising and outreach
  • Serve as the representative of Neighbor to Neighbor to the media and community

Finance and Compliance

  • Develop an annual budget (for FYE June 30) with Treasurer, for discussion and approval bythe Finance Committee and the Board
  • Create monthly financial and operations reports for the Board
  • Oversee Administrative Coordinator and bookkeeper in preparation of payroll, accounts payable, donation management, and bank statement reconciliations  
  • Oversee bookkeeper and auditor to ensure that all audit, compliance, tax and other required reports are prepared correctly and filed on time
  • Oversee Operations Coordinator in completing physical inventory at fiscal year-end
  • Ensure organization is in compliance with applicable laws

Volunteers

  • Oversee Operations Coordinator to schedule, train and maintain communications with volunteers
  • Foster an atmosphere that attracts and retains quality volunteers
  • Work directly with volunteers as needed

Public Relations and Marketing

  • Serve as a primary contact, along with the Board President, to the media to deliver a strong, positive message concerning Neighbor’s mission and services
  • Together with Communications and Marketing Coordinator, raise awareness of Neighbor’s services and needs through electronic media and relationships with local print and broadcast media outlets
  • Oversee Communications and Marketing Coordinator to ensure all aspects of the organization’s marketing and communications remain current and relevant, and adhere to Neighbor’s established branding standards
  • Make presentations to outside organizations to communicate our programs, and recruit new volunteers and donors

Development

  • Set fundraising goals with the Fund Development Committee
  • Oversee fund development staff and volunteers to identify new grant opportunities; ensure timely filing of grant applications and reports; attend public hearings and conduct site visits as needed
  • Cultivate, strengthen and sustain meaningful donor relationships
  • Identify other new fundraising opportunities and ways to improve existing efforts
  • Oversee production and distribution of Annual Report to the Community
  • Schedule and oversee fundraising appeal mailings
  • Assist the Board in overseeing, planning and executing successful fundraising events
  • Assist the Board in overseeing major capital campaignsas needed

Information Technology

  • Oversee Administrative Coordinator and other staff in maintaining all data systems related to clients, donors, and volunteers
  • Troubleshoot IT issues with IT Consultant as needed
  • Train staff and volunteers on database usage
  • Develop proficiency in Excel, Word, Apricot, QuickBooks, and GiftWorks

Management and Human Resources

  • Manage the organization’s full time and part time paid staff
  • Ensure that all hiring and terminations follow legal requirements
  • Prepare written annual reviews for all paid staff
  • Address any disciplinary actions needed for paid staff, volunteers, and clients in accordance with organization policy

Board Administration

  • Prepare agenda for Board meetings with Board President’s input
  • Attend and present information at all Board meetings
  • Attend Board committee meetings as requested 

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work with and lead a broad range of people: clients, volunteers, donors, partners, vendors, and staff
  • 5 years management experience, nonprofit preferred
  • Strong analytic and communications skills
  • Strong computer skills:  Microsoft Office, database/reporting program
  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills
  • Some knowledge of Spanish preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and maneuver up and down stairs
  • Valid United States driver’s license

HOURS

  • 40 hours per week, more or less for various reasons throughout the year
  • Some Saturdays and Sundays will be required to support major food drives and normal Saturday operations; some afternoons and evenings required for presentations to donor or volunteer groups, and for fundraising events

Benefits:

COMPENSATION

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive compensation package.

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:

11/8/2019

How to Apply:

We are only considering applications that are submitted via email.

All resumes should be sent to [email protected] 

Please name your documents as follows:

LAST NAME – RESUME and LAST NAME – COVER LETTER

Visit Neighbor to Neighbor’s website at www.NTNGreenwich.org

Posted By: The Strategy Group


 

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