Monday, March 2, 2015
PLEN Director PLEN seeks a dynamic, motivated candidate interested in women’s leadership, program delivery, and nonprofit management to join small team. The Director will oversee program development and delivery, fundraise and develop resources, and manage the organization’s operations. Knowledge of higher education institutions, success in fundraising and development, and/or some management experience is strongly preferred, but not required. Candidate should be attentive to detail and have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups. The Director will report to the Board of Directors. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Key Areas of Responsibility: A. Program Development and Oversight: Design and oversee established and new programs/seminars (8-10 annually), identify program speakers, develop program recruitment goals, conduct program evaluations and analysis, design program curriculum, oversee scholarship program, candidate selection and funding, and oversee student ambassador program. B. Fundraising and Resource Development: Provide leadership on fundraising and development efforts, identify sponsors for PLEN programs, build donor base, oversee grants program, cultivate and maintain relationships with member schools, recruit new member institutions, create all marketing materials for various campaigns, development materials, and annual report, and oversee fundraising and implementation strategies. C. Organizational Management: Oversee daily operations of organization, support management of employee benefits, review website content, work with vendors/service-providers, prepare the annual budget and oversee finances, provide regular financial reports to Board Treasurer and Board of Directors, oversee all purchasing and expenditures, oversee recruitment and employment of program staff, support annual review process, and hire and supervise interns (5-7 per year). Requirements: · Undergraduate degree (graduate degree strongly preferred), 5-7 years of professional work experience, ideally in nonprofit programs and evaluation, and public speaking experience · Proven fundraising experience and/or success in building relationships, cultivating supporters and expanding recognition of programs and/or an organization · Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a small office setting · Outstanding oral and written communication skills · Strong financial management and budgetary skills · Demonstrated organization skills; ability to manage/prioritize multiple projects · Management and/or supervisory experience Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience – range upper $50s to low $60s. Competitive benefit package including health coverage; paid annual, sick, and holiday leave; and other benefits. To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and 3-5 references (include one supervisor and one direct report) in one PDF file to PLENCareers@gmail.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews - no phone calls. PLEN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.