Executive Director
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Sunrise Special Services
Lakeport, CA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Qualifications - (Paid Internship for 2 years will be considered)
-Candidates will have affordable housing and/or non-profit leadership experience, a track record of growing start-up organizations, and experience building and strengthening collaborative relationships.
-Preference will be given to candidates who meet additional qualifications listed below. Applicants need not meet every skill or qualification listed below to apply. A strong applicant will match at least 80%.
-At least 2 years of overall professional experience, ideally with strong advocacy and housing policy track record
-Prior nonprofit leadership experience, including board development, fundraising, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience
-Politically astute leadership with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems
-Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills, which support and enable sound decision making
-Ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, extremely organized, accurate, responsible, flexible, diplomatic and able to work well under pressure
-Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions
-Outstanding presentation and communication skills and the experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser
-Strong commitment to the professional development of staff; successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team
-Experience with diverse, multilingual, and lower-income communities
-A BA, MPP, MPA, or related advanced degree in public policy, budgeting, and organizational leadership OR equivalent professional experience
-Strong coalition relationship with Lake and Mendocino Counties.