Join the talented team at the Community Foundation of Teton Valley as Executive Director. We are seeking an experienced nonprofit leader to guide and direct the organization in delivering strategic and programmatic initiatives, donor services, and nonprofit support.
The Executive Director will oversee day-to-day administration, provide board and organizational leadership, raise funding and steward donors, manage all aspects of finances and donor investment services, foster nonprofit and community relations, and manage staff. This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary and generous benefits.
The position is open until filled. Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].
The Community Foundation of Teton Valley seeks an Executive Director that will add their experiences and creative mind to a talented team as a full-time, salaried, exempt staff member. Reporting to a dynamic Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for delivering services to donors and local nonprofits, and for actively participating in the consistent achievement of the Foundation’s mission in the community. The Executive Director manages the administration, programmatic initiatives, and strategic plan of the organization. This position serves and collaborates with a variety of stakeholders and requires a skill set that includes Board and organizational leadership, fundraising and donor stewardship, financial management, nonprofit and community relations, and staff oversight.
Reports to: Board of Directors
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Serve as principal advisor to the Board of Directors to fulfill the strategic plan and mission of the Community Foundation.
- Assist the Board of Directors in performing fiduciary and governance responsibilities.
- Advise the Board of Directors in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
- Serve as an ex-officio member of standing board committees.
- Maintain excellent communication with the Board of Directors regarding daily operations of the organization.
- Serve as the liaison between the Board of Directors and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole.
- Implement the Community Foundation’s strategic plan and mission through daily operations of the organization.
- Assure compliance of the organization’s policies and procedures.
- Ensure that the organization supports a staff culture of sustainability, respect, open communication, and professionalism.
- Support staff in creating and delivering a professional development and growth plan.
Fundraising & Donor Stewardship
- Design and implement an annual fundraising plan to fund the operations and programmatic initiatives of the Foundation.
- Oversee all aspects of fundraising campaigns, including donor solicitations and events.
- Develop and maintain an effective donor stewardship plan that keeps funders engaged in the organization’s mission.
- Work with the Donor Relations Committee to provide training and support to the Board of Directors in fulfilling its annual fundraising duties.
- Manage an extensive portfolio of annual donors and prospects.
- Oversee all aspects of gift administration.
- Develop annual operating and programmatic budgets to fulfill the Foundation’s mission and strategic plan.
- Monitor operating and programmatic budgets on an ongoing basis.
- Provide the Board of Directors with timely, accurate financial reports and information in partnership with the Chair of the Finance Committee.
- Maintain accurate financial records, files, and documents.
Nonprofit & Community Relations
- Develop and maintain partnerships with local nonprofit leaders.
- Serve as a resource for local organizations on nonprofit best practices.
- Actively seek opportunities for collaborative, community-based philanthropic initiatives.
- Seek and pursue opportunities to promote the mission of the Foundation within the community, i.e. speaking to groups, attending events, etc.
- Recruit, hire, train, evaluate and support all paid staff.
- Monitor salary and benefits to ensure appropriate compensation.
- Develop and maintain an office environment that encourages growth, trust, and creativity.
- Manage direct reporting staff:
- Oversee the Marketing and Communications Manager in the implementation of the Foundation’s annual marketing and outreach campaigns.
- Oversee the Program Manager in the implementation of all programmatic initiatives including the development and implementation of the Grants and Youth Philanthropy programs.
- Other staff as warranted through capacity growth.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
- You are a leader and have years of hands-on experience managing an organization – its Board, staff, nonprofit partners, and volunteers.
- You understand the value of relationships and you foster them by listening before advising.
- You are a whiz with complex finances which includes every facet of organizational budgeting and reporting, and also entails comfort with investment vehicles like donor-advised funds.
- You understand how to raise meaningful funding and you actively seek out and manage development opportunities.
- You have a way with details and you enjoy planning, project development, and task management but you also know when and how to delegate to a team.
- You are a people person, comfortable engaging with multiple stakeholders including donors, volunteers, nonprofit and community leaders.
- You can think on your feet – analyzing and prioritizing to solve problems, and adapting to changing situations.
- When it comes to ethical and moral standards, you are a true believer. You feel the same about maintaining a positive attitude and a high level of motivation.
- You believe that community is the heart of our valley and you can commit to elevating the lives of our community through the power of generosity.
- A Bachelor’s degree.
- A proven track record of running a multi-faceted organization, with 5+ years of demonstrated success.
- Strong written and verbal skills, including public speaking.
- Computer proficiency with an aptitude to learn specialized software.
- Bonus points if familiar with the local nonprofit sector and/or community stakeholders.
The Community Foundation of Teton Valley is the hub for local nonprofits and the bridge from generosity to community needs. Through an active Board and expert staff, we offer philanthropic donor services, provide nonprofit grant opportunities and developmental support, teach the next generation about philanthropy, and run a unique, eight-week fundraiser called Tin Cup Challenge that provides local nonprofits with vital annual funding. Over 14 years, Tin Cup has raised more than $18 million for our community through nonprofit partners. Collaboration is key and we run our grant programs, donor services, and events in partnership with our local nonprofits and Teton Valley residents. We are committed to elevating the lives of our Valley residents through the power of generosity by championing donors, promoting a culture of giving, and serving as a catalyst in addressing community needs. We believe in delivering our mission with respect, accountability, collaboration, and an eye for the future.
Submit your cover letter and resume explaining how your leadership expertise and experience can enhance and grow the Community Foundation of Teton Valley, and include any additional pertinent information, to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.