The Executive Director provides overall leadership of the organization and is responsible for aligning activities and the team with the strategic vision established by the board and Boys Hope Girls Hope Network Headquarters. This leader will have primary responsibility for and spend the majority of his or her time in advancement and fundraising activities to build a solid and engaged donor base. As the primary face of the organization to the public and donor community, the Executive Director is focused on expanding the network of supporters, partners and friends of the mission. Other key responsibilities will include Board relations, marketing, finance, and administration.
The Executive Director will work closely with Boys Hope Girls Hope Network Headquarters, and must at all times support the mission and values of the organization, and act in accordance with the highest ethical and professional standards.
“Prefer Regular Full-Time, but will consider other options”.
Resource Management and Organizational Advancement
Ensure income and in-kind contributions goals are set and met, revenues are increased commensurate with defined needs, funding sources are expanded and diversified, and the foundation is laid for meeting future revenue goals,
Communicate strategic, fund development and marketing goals and plans to the team of staff and volunteers. Ensure alignment and focus so goals are achieved.
Create & implement donor engagement strategies to increase their awareness and involvement with the mission, driving annual retention rate and increasing overall giving
Design & execute special events, maximizing revenue, engaging current givers and generating new prospects
Assure the organization’s financial and non-financial resources are properly stewarded
Identify, build & maintain strong strategic partnerships in the SF business and foundation community
Marketing and Communications
Generate enthusiasm and increase awareness in the local community focused on potential donors and volunteers
Deliver a consistent public image in print, digital and email communications and in social media channels
Support the Board by keeping them informed and engaged, equipping them to fully carry out their leadership, governance, planning and fundraising responsibilities
Ensure Board members receive the information required, including financial reports, to fulfill their fiduciary duties
Ensure the organization remains in compliance with federal, state and local regulations and standards
Ensure active committees meet regularly and work toward defined goals
Maintain a strong relationship with Boys Hope Girls Hope International and adhere to network-wide requirements, standards, and best practices
Human Capital Management
and maintain a motivated, effective, and accountable team of staff and volunteers with the capacity to meet the strategic goals that are in place
Establish a positive culture promoting team collaboration, development and retention
Ensure team is appropriately trained and certified
Supervise the Hope Academy Director who leads the program team, helping them establish and achieve desired scholar success and well-being outcomes
Ensure infrastructure is in place for program effectiveness and future growth
Closely collaborate with Boys Hope Girls Hope International to pilot program enhancements for greater impact and efficiency
The ideal candidate will possess:
Proven ability in major gift fundraising, capital campaigns, and special events; CFRE or similar certification a plus.
Track record of leadership and effectively working with a Board of Directors
Experience successfully achieving strategic goals
Minimum 7 years of fundraising, board development, and/ or management experience in a non-profit environment. Experience in an education non-profit focused on children ~10-18+ strongly preferred.
BA required, M.A. preferred, in Administration, Management, or related field
Strong knowledge of local philanthropic community
Effective communication skills and strong organizational skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people and to create an inclusive culture
Experience managing, motivating, developing and effectively leading staff and volunteers
This is an executive position based in San Francisco. The position requires the supervision of staff, regular written and verbal communication, planning and organization, independent decision making, use of computer, making presentations, and attendance at meetings. Periodic travel within the United States and regular travel in the Bay Area will be required. The position requires extensive use of phone and computer to communicate with various stakeholders, the public and staff. Evening and weekend work is occasionally required.
Boys Hope Girls Hope offers a competitive compensation package and an exciting, fast-paced work environment for the passionate executive who brings a commitment to the mission and the internal drive to be successful. Boys Hope Girls Hope is an equal opportunity employer.
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