Executive Director, Generocity Community Alliance Inc.

Posted by on January 30, 2011

Executive Director, Generocity Community Alliance Inc.

Posted on: January 6, 2011

Generocity.org – a start-up nonprofit organization supported by Philadelphia-area philanthropists – is seeking a social entrepreneur as an executive director. The ideal candidate is an energetic and strategic leader with strong capabilities at effective management, business development and fundraising leading to organizational growth. Generocity’s goal is to offer news and feature coverage of individuals, nonprofits, schools, and businesses working to improve the communities of Greater Philadelphia, and provide digital tools to encourage micro-giving, volunteering and other civic engagement activities. (The current website is http://www.generocity.org, new site will be launched early 2011.)

The Executive Director will play a major role in refining and executing the organization’s business plan; will lead the effort to make the organization self-sustainable through various means; and will manage a team of paid employees and volunteers. The position will report to the CEO/founder and include competitive compensation package of base, bonus and standard benefits.

• General: 10+ years experience and accomplishments in nonprofit leadership as a Executive Director or VP of Development of a local nonprofit organization; or as an option, experience in for-profit and business development leadership roles with extensive nonprofit board and volunteer experience.
• Social Media: Leadership in new media and knows how content can drive philanthropy.
• Business Development and Fundraising: Demonstrated success in attracting funds of $1 -5 Million through securing business development partners such as sponsors, foundation and corporate grants, major gifts, individual donors, members and clients.
• Strategic Planning: Has the track record of transforming a vision into operating strategies, tactics and results; all in collaboration with the CEO, Board of Directors and staff.
• Communication: Has relationship building skills and has served as a primary spokesperson and representative for an organization.
• Management and Team Building: Experience working with diverse constituents including Board of Directors and a small team of technical leaders and contractors, in areas such as website development, content development and fundraising.
• Financial Management: Has recommended an annual budget and been responsible for managing both revenue and expenses.
• Abilities: Entrepreneurial ability to transform ambiguity into clear programs, structure, and organization. Possess excellent project management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks with ease, collaborate with diverse groups, and work effectively under pressure.
• Education: Bachelor’s degree required, and Master’s or other advanced degree preferred.

To Apply:
Send a résumé; a cover letter describing relevant experience and salary requirements; samples of writing, editing, or other content; and contact information for three professional references by e-mail to David Fair, General Manager at dfair@generocity.org. Only candidates within the Greater Philadelphia area will be considered.

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