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Executive Director (Dubuque, IA)

compensation: $58k + full benefits package
employment type: full-time

Executive Director
Location: Dubuque, IA
Salary: $58,000 / year + full benefits package
A full time & Direct Hire opportunity

A local nonprofit seeking an Executive Director who will be hands on leader and directly responsible for planning, executing and evaluating all aspects of this multi-faceted nonprofit organization. Overall scope of responsibility includes programs (but not limited to) the following: Retail Store, Food Pantry Center, fundraising, volunteer membership, public relations and strategic planning. The best fit leader will have five (5) plus years of leadership and supervisory experience in a nonprofit environment.

What you get to do:
• Build relationships with customers/clients, volunteers, and paid associates to create a welcoming and pleasant environment to achieve operational goals. Support staff through coaching, counseling, disciplining, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
• Point person to lead the Council efforts around fundraising, public relations, and strategic planning.
• Serve as the liaison to the Board of Directors and as a resource that the regional conferences can engage with to assist their efforts.
• Develop and cultivate donation and grant channels to build a sufficient inventory pipeline for the Retail and the Pantry Center.
• Provide leadership, think strategically, analytically and creatively. Analyze sales results and forecasting to ensure maximization of sales and profit. Develop promotional strategies to achieve goals.
• Adhere to the spirit and mission of the organization by ensuring that clients with vouchers are assisted in a respectful and discreet manner.
• Responsible for hiring, training, developing, and assessing performance of all paid associates.
• Manages and maintains an efficient and effective work schedule which includes having payroll responsibilities.
• Responsible for all lines of merchandising at the Retail Store
• Ensures displays are full, clean, merchandise is rotated, and follows any developed merchandising policies and procedures.
• Implements new store programs and recommends improvements to promote greater efficiency and lower operating costs.
• Coordinate fund-raising activities and financial solicitation efforts (i.e. business-to-business, direct-mailing campaigns, etc.). Accept any large donations (i.e. real estate, equipment, etc.) and fulfill all legal requirements in consultation with legal counsel.
• Research granting agencies, both public and private, and subsequently develop/write grant proposals.
• Establish and maintain contacts with media (i.e. television, newspapers, etc.).
• Promote the reputation of the organization and maintain contact with key individuals, the local government, the business sector, religious organizations, and other non-profit agencies, to further the organization’s public image.
• Work with the Board of Directors to develop and implement short-term and long-term goals/objectives for the Council.
• Identify and develop new charitable undertakings to meet unmet community needs.

What We Need From You:
• Experience: A minimum of five years in a management position with supervisory experience, preferable in a nonprofit environment.
• Education: An advanced degree (bachelors or above), preferable in business administration, human services, or organization management.
• Strong interpersonal and communications are essential.
• Strong fund-raising results including grants for non-profit organizations.
• Strong demonstrated ability to foster a team-oriented culture to accomplish goals and objectives.
• Ability to analyze rigorously by recognizing key interrelationships and patterns among a variety of problems and issues. Able to identify the common root causes and issues underlying a variety of problems.
• Strong leadership skills that include the ability to develop, manage, and motivate a diverse work force.
• Ability to use key indicators, processes, and management systems to monitor the organization's performance against goals. Able to gets results that have a clear, positive and direct impact on business performance.
• High productivity and organizational standards and abilities.
• Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office.

Interested in learning more? Please submit a copy of your professional resume to the email provided in this job posting. Click the reply button for email address.
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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