Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) is seeking a dynamic EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR to lead the organization. The Executive Director is the key management leader of ARC and responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, strategic plan and fundraising insuring short/long term financial sustainability through services and fundraising efforts. Other key duties include marketing, community outreach, program design and human resource activities.
1) Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization mission.
Responsible for leading ARC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.
Responsible for the fiscal integrity of ARC to include working with the organization’s Controller on the submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support ARC’s mission.
3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
Responsible for sustainability of ARC’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that ARC can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future.
Responsible for the enhancement of ARC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
4) Organization Operations. Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate.
Responsible effective administration of ARC’s operations.
Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
5) Fundraising and Communications: Oversees and implements short and long range Fund-Development and Communications Plan.
Responsible for grant research, creation of grant database and grant cycle calendar.
Strong grant writing and reporting skills.
Maintain and establish new relationships with local, state and national foundations.
Identify, cultivate and develop donor relationships.
Maintain and establish relationship with media outlets.
Write and submit press releases.
Create and implement all marketing campaigns and social media activity.
Conceptualize and implement all facets of special events and fundraisers
A minimum Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 5 years comparable executive level work experience is required. CFRE certification & knowledge of the Sarasota/Manatee County is preferred. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. See www.mbjgroup.com for full job description under Current Searches. Qualified applicants should send their resume, cover letter and preferred salary requirements to Karen@mbjgroup.com by October 30, 2020.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Time pd off, health, and 403b