Volunteer McKinney is looking for an experienced nonprofit Executive Director that is passionate about volunteering and supporting nonprofits through training and collaboration opportunities. As the Chief Operations Officer, the Executive Director (ED) will provide visionary leadership for Volunteer McKinney (VM) and oversee all organizational functions and operations, including finances, administration, events, marketing, and manage future personnel to ensure consistent delivery of services. The position reports directly to the President of the Board of Directors and works under the direction of the VM Board of Directors in a non-voting capacity. The ED is responsible for executing the Board’s strategic priorities on time and within budget. As VM’s principal representative in the Collin County community, the ED is also responsible for maintaining a positive image and good working relationship with the community nonprofits, residents, and stakeholders.
- Sets goals, objectives, and annual operating budget in coordination with the Board to accomplish the Board’s strategic priorities and direction set by the Board.
- Develops and implements administrative and operational processes and procedures, in coordination with the Board.
- Ensures implementation of policies, as well as responsibility for the public accountability of the agency, maintenance of the agency property and monthly reporting to the Board.
- Carries the main responsibility to ensure that VM meets its legal obligations.
- Interviews, hires, trains, evaluates, counsels and terminates, when needed, all assigned personnel.
- Plans and implements training of VM’s software for community agencies and partners.
- With support from the Treasurer, directs financial operation of VM, helps the Treasurer and Executive Committee prepare the budget annually, and assists the Treasurer with monthly reporting.
- Works with the Treasurer and Executive Committee members to monitor, revise and report on the budget, and assembles materials for the accountant.
- Maintains monthly accounting and bookkeeping records and ensures all financial obligations are met on a timely basis.
- Organizes records, as well as other necessities, for an annual audit if required.
- Works with the Board to develop, implement and produce deliverables for VM fund development needs.
- Develops and cultivates strategic relationships with diverse funding sources to create new and retain existing financial support including, but not limited to, corporate funding sources, community fundraising events, and individual donors.
- Writes grants, provides oversight to the grant writing process, and coordinates grant funding.
- Marketing and Public Relations
- Develops and implements the duties of a marketing and public relations plan that best meets the needs of VM and the community needs of the nonprofit agencies.
- Serves as the public voice and face to VM for a wide variety of stakeholders.
- Develops strategic alliances with community leaders and local officials.
- Utilizes multiple marketing vehicles including social media, website components, public speaking, printed materials, volunteer events and training seminars to engage the community in volunteerism.
- Will be asked to speak at various community entities and other nonprofits to ensure and maintain community awareness of the importance and impact of volunteerism and share VM’s mission.
- Programs and Events
- Develops, maintains, and evaluates the programs provided by VM in relation to specified goals and standards set forth by the Board in VM’s strategic plan, and recommends modifications, as appropriate.
- Initiates and/or provides input on proposed new programs and supervises the facilitation of those programs.
- Creates, maintains, and reports a transparent and comprehensive evaluation strategy to ensure progress toward VM strategic and annual goals.
- With the help of the Board, organizes, manages, and executes VM’s fundraising and community events.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
- Prior experience as the Executive Director (or equivalent) of a nonprofit is a must.
- Prior public speaking experience is a must.
- Experience with fund development is required.
- Must have experience with fundraising event management.
- Must have experience reporting to a board of directors and working alongside them while providing guidance as needed.
- Must have working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Must have a working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software.
- Must be able to work independently while adhering to Board directives.
- Must have excellent time management skills, be extremely organized in all aspects of the job functions, and operate with the utmost integrity at all times.
- Must have a positive can-do attitude and always look for solutions to move forward.
- The salary range is $60,000 - $65,000 and is commensurate with experience.
- 15 PTO days per calendar year.
**This position is in-person/in-office M-F 8:00/9:00 - 5:00/6:00, with some flexibility as needed. Occasional evenings and weekends will be required for events.
Volunteer McKinney is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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