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Executive Director: Women In Transition

Posted 14 days ago

  • Brynmawr, Gwent
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 2 months ago
Women In Transition (WIT) currently seeks an Executive Director to lead a passionate and mission-driven team of 15 direct service and operations staff.The Executive Director provides strategic leadership and direction to advance WIT’s mission, impact, fundraising capacity, and fiscal health and oversees the organization’s operations and programs. The position requires on-site work and reports directly to the Board of Directors.GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIESBoard GovernancePartner with the Board in policy decisions, fundraising and increasing the overall visibility of the organizationProvide information to the Board and board committees to help them assess and address issues and make informed fiduciary and governance decisionsAssist with recruitment, selection and training of new Board membersStrategic PlanningProvide strategic leadership and direction to ensure fulfillment of WIT’s mission through successful development and implementation of direct service, prevention, community education, and outreach programsPartner with the Board and staff in the implementation of WIT’s strategic planOrganizational & Program ManagementOversee all day-to-day operations of the organization including finance, HR, and ITOversee hiring, training, supervision, and retention of staffManage all HR functions including maintaining HR files, benefits management, and employee handbookWork with Program Director to oversee program delivery and development of new programsManage contracts, ensure compliance with all funder reporting requirements and regulationsBudget & Fiscal ManagementWork with the board to ensure the financial health of the organizationMonitor and approve all expenditures and ensure appropriate financial management of all grants and contractsMaintain strong oversight, internal controls, and division of dutiesWork with finance team to produce monthly contract invoices and fiscal reports and to monitor contract budgetsDevelopmentWork with Development/Communications Associate and Board Development Committee to create and implement an annual development plan that includes fundraising events and appealsEnsure preparation and submission of foundation proposals, grant applications and funding requests to government and contract agenciesSupport and lead the Board in its fundraising roleSupervise and work with the WIT’s External Affairs Team to create and implement strategies to increase the overall visibility of the organization including developing outreach strategies and materials, social media and website content, monthly e-newsletters, and outreach eventsEffectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers, the media, and the general public. Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with external partners, including local and PA domestic violence organizations, government agencies, and local non-profitsQUALIFICATIONSA demonstrated passion for working with Survivors of domestic abuse/intimate partner violence and substance abuseUndergraduate degree in in social work, public health, public policy or related field, with Masters degree preferredAt least 5 years of progressive, non-profit management experienceUpon hiring, the candidate must complete the 40-Hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training, the Crime Victims Compensation Training, and provide Act 33 criminal background and child abuse clearances.SKILLSAbility to manage programs and contractsExcellent communication skills and public speaking experienceExcellent writing skills, grant-writing experience a plusUnderstand financial matters, including development of budgets, compliance with grant and contract requirements, and financial oversightStrong organizational skillsGrant writing and/or fundraising experienceSALARYAnnual salary starting at $80,000, based on experienceHOW TO APPLYTo apply for the position, please email a current resume, cover letter and writing sample to ##### .