Executive Director

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Dress for Success Oregon
position summary:

The next Executive Director will be an energetic and compassionate leader who can step in and continue our remarkable growth while adhering to the values that have made us so effective. If you have a passion for fundraising, a deep heart for women’s issues, a wealth of energy, humor, and humility, this position may be a fit for you

Salary / Pay Rate:$70,000-$80,000 plus benefits
Apply by:December 13, 2014
Required Skills and Abilities:Executive Director will: • Be a charismatic public face of Dress for Success, energized by telling our stories and meeting new friends who support our mission • Have a nurturing and compassionate leadership style with a capacity to relate to people from all walks of life. • Demonstrate your willingness and ability to work as part of a staff team of competent professional women. • Be passionate about empowering women and families. • Have extensive successful experience working with major donors and have the skills to build increasing support for our programs. • Have wide experience in all aspects of fundraising, including events, face-to-face individual giving, earned income, and planned giving. • Demonstrate a wide range of contacts and networks in the community. • Have the financial understanding and business acumen to run and grow a million dollar plus business. • Effectively delegate, lead by example, support and rely on a highly qualified staff to achieve great results. • Have experience working with a highly effective nonprofit board of directors. • Have the energy and drive to increase the financial strength of DSFO to expand our programs. • Have broad positive experience working with volunteers and volunteer-driven programs. • Demonstrate exceptional written and oral communication skills. • Present a calm demeanor with critical thinking and listening skills. • Possess the highest level of integrity and professionalism. • Have a good sense of humor.
Qualifications:Required:  Five years of leadership experience with a firm commitment to collaborative, team-oriented management in a mission-driven organization  A passion and respect for DFSO’s mission, values and programs  Demonstrated strong fundraising skills  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  Demonstrated self-motivation and initiative  Bachelor’s degree; relevant advanced degree preferred
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer

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Dress for Success Oregon