Executive Director, Neighborhood Bike Works

Posted by on July 11, 2011

[emailed 7/9/11]

Executive Director, Neighborhood Bike Works

Neighborhood Bike Works, a 501 (c)(3) not for profit organization that supports urban youth from under served neighborhoods in the  Philadelphia region, is seeking a full time Executive Director to manage its programs that are run out of five locations in and around the city.

This is a unique opportunity to help enrich the lives of youth in the Philadelphia region as well as their communities.

The requirements are:

*     College degree required
*     Significant experience in operations in a business, nonprofit or educational setting
*     Substantial fund-raising experience
*     Experience in leading an organization through a strategic planning process
*     Demonstrated experience with social media, direct mail, grant development, planned giving and  events
*     Excellent writing and public speaking skills
*     Good interpersonal, press and public relations skills/experience
*     Ability to understand and articulate issues affecting urban youth
*     Computer and accounting skills
*     An appreciation for cycling and the opportunities it can bring to youth from all socio-economic backgrounds
*     Ability to lead and manage staff, delegate, prioritize

For more information or a copy of the job description, please email employment@neighborhoodbikeworks.org

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Classification: Full Time Exempt, 40 hours, plus Health Insurance

Reports to:  NBW Board of Directors

To apply:  Submit your resume, educational transcripts, a writing sample (preferably a grant or strategic plan you have written), names of three professional references (we will confirm with you before contacting), and a letter which tells us why you are interested in and qualified for the position, to: employment@neighborhoodbikeworks.org.

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