American Red Cross Executive Director B in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Responsibilities:1. VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT (45% of role): Recruits, engages, develops and empowers local volunteer leaders to help achieve mission metrics or mission support responsibilities in both home market and across Chapter. Provides leadership and ensures a culture of inclusion.2. FUNDRAISING (20%): Supports fundraising efforts through the following: manages local United Way relationships as appropriate; manages select local major donors; and manages the Board of Directors, including annual Board contributions. Ensures Board of Directors serves as active fundraisers. Cultivates and nurtures major donors to include individual, corporate or foundations as appropriate.3. RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (20%): Enhances community presence – builds/gains or rebuilds/regains presence in defined home market. Serves as Face of Red Cross in defined home market including managing key local media partners. Cultivates, manages and stewards external partner relationships to help create and maintain connectedness within defined community including elected officials and key governmental partners. Cultivates, manages and stewards other key community stakeholders as appropriate, especially those that bridge to volunteer partners and engagement (example: faith-based; colleges/universities, civic, NGOs/NPOs and organizations reflective of community).4. MANAGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS (15%): Recruits, engages and stewards local Board of Directors. Manages annual Board Campaign, ensuring 100% participation. Supports as needed the efforts of other community boards that may exist within the chapter's jurisdiction.5. OTHER: Influences and creates an environment of team and inclusion to effectively deliver against the Red Cross mission. 6. Population served in the assigned Chapter will be between 500K and 1M. Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.Work Conditions:Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Qualifications:Education: Four year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required. Prefer Master's degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or non-profit management.Experience: Minimum of 5 year related experience. Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgment in complex situations. Demonstrated ability for strong communications and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies. Demonstrated ability to build sustain community relationships/partnerships Proven experience in influencing others and building relationships.Management Experience: Minimum 3 years related management/supervisory experience. Experience working in an environment requiring flexibility and managing change.Other: Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal state and local employment laws. Travel: Travel within communities served and region, occasionally division. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions. A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
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The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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