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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
TransFamilies seeks a visionary and experienced leader to assume the role of Executive Director. This individual will report to the Board of Directors and will be instrumental in leading the organization’s expansion to a national level, thereby enhancing its impact and reach. The Executive Director will be responsible for advocating our mission through strategic networking programs, creating educational resources, and actively supporting fundraising efforts.
A significant aspect of this role involves Membership Cultivation and Community Engagement of parents, caregivers, and their families. The Executive Director will prioritize this membership cultivation, devising strategies to attract and retain members and strengthening organizational community ties. This role also entails enhancing the organization’s visibility and impact within the community, nurturing existing relationships, and establishing new connections with foundations, corporate sponsors, and individual donors.
Key responsibilities include finalizing and implementing strategic plans, managing finances, developing fundraising strategies, overseeing human resources, and maintaining community and partner relationships. The Executive Director will also facilitate board participation in various organizational aspects, including member recruitment, financial oversight, and fundraising, and assist in recruiting and hiring new staff.
A FEW KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Strategic Leadership and National Expansion:
- Lead the organization’s growth to a national level, enhancing its impact and reach.
- Develop and implement strategies for expanding membership and organizational influence.
2. Membership Cultivation and Community Engagement:
- Prioritize membership cultivation, creating strategies to attract and retain members.
- Serve as a primary advocate and spokesperson for all parents, caregivers, and their children.
3. Organizational Sustainability:
- Evaluate and strengthen organizational processes and structures.
- Enhance sustainability through diversified funding streams and strategic partnerships.
4. Community Engagement and Advocacy:
- Serve as a leading advocate and spokesperson for parents, caregivers, and their children.
- Cultivate relationships with community leaders, policymakers, and partner organizations.
5. Fundraising and Development:
- Drive fundraising initiatives and cultivate relationships with donors and sponsors.
- Oversee grant writing and fundraising campaigns to ensure financial health.
6. Program Management and Evaluation:
- Ensure excellence in program planning, execution, and evaluation.
- Align programs with strategic objectives and community needs.
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