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Job Title: Executive Director

FLSA Status: Exempt Salaried

Schedule: Part-time (20 hours per week)

 Coweta Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is seeking an experienced Executive Director to support and advance the organization’s mission.  The Coweta Community Foundation is a publicly supported 501(c)3 organization that helps focus local philanthropy on our community’s changing needs. The Foundation manages individual gifts and bequests as an endowed pool of assets, distributing grants to a wide variety of organizations that enhance and support the quality of life in Coweta County, while maintaining the charitable intent of our donors.  The position will manage the day-to-day operations and work closely with donors, volunteers and board members and will oversee all programs and functions of the organization.  Fundraising will be a very important task to ensure sustainability of the organization.  Executive Director will be managed by the board of directors. 

 

Essential Functions

·      Implement and manage the core functions of the organization

to include:

o   Supporting and engaging board members in fundraising and resource development

o   Develop and grow relationships with donors, volunteers, community partnerships and board members

o   Raise funds through grant writing, corporate sponsor procurement, donor development and fundraising events

o   Manage fundraising and donor appreciation events 

o   Manage operating, program and event budgets

o   Coordinate financial bookkeeping, invoicing and banking business with board treasurer and accountant

o   Board and committee meeting scheduling and oversight

o   Marketing and public relations

o   Community relations outreach to include presentations to civic organizations, businesses, churches and avenues where raising awareness will benefit programs and fundraising efforts

o   Launch new program branding and awareness

·      Staff supervision:

o   Supervise staff and contractors

·      Mobilize financial and human resources to support program operations

·      Negotiate agreements with agencies and community partners in support of the mission

·      Establish and maintain partnership and working relationships with members of the board of directors, including supporting various planning processes of the board

·      Develop and implement strategic and operational plans

·      Ensure collaboration with nonprofits/partners

·      Establish and maintain appropriate linkages with media representatives

·      Coordinate social media messaging with contractor

·      Other related duties & responsibilities as assigned

 

Qualifications

·      Bachelor’s degree

·      Minimum 5 years’ experience in fundraising & donor management

·      Minimum 5 years’ experience with a non-profit organization

·      Experience with event planning & financial management

·      Program development and management experience

·      Human resources management experience

·      Computer skills to include: Word, Excel & PowerPoint

·      Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, multi-task, adaptable to change, be creative & problem-solve

·      Excellent interpersonal skills & written communication skills

 

Work Environment

·      Maintain office hours and some work from home office

·      After-hours work required (administrative tasks and Chamber of Commerce activities)

·      Local travel required of minimum 40% of the time

·      Use of basic office equipment such as computer, copy machine, printer, fax machine, etc.

 

Benefits

·      Benefits are not available at this time.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to

board@cowetafoundation.org