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Executive Director

Company: Lc Nature Park
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

The Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the staff, programs, fundraising and execution of LCNPs mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and receives guidance and input from the Board President, as needed.
The Executive Director has the following responsibilities in fulfilling the requirements of the position:LEADERSHIP Represents the mission with passion Foster an environment of engagement for all stakeholders including park users, donors, volunteers, partners, and the board of directors Help create a sustainable financial model that optimizes user fees and donor funds towards a sustainable financial model Collaborate with the Board of Directors to identify, create, and implement strategic plans to actualize the objectives of the LC Nature Park Lead, coach and develop the LCNP staff Identify, recruit, retain, train, and develop a talented team of employees and volunteers Recommend resources, partnerships, alliances and timelines needed to achieve strategic goals Develop the organizational culture and promote transparency and collaboration throughout the organization Identify potential risks and opportunities with the organization and its environment to protect our interests Respect the organization at events in ways that strengthen and communicate the Parks missionMANAGEMENT Present draft annual budget to BOD and offer long term projections towards a sustainable financial model Ensure secure accounting and financial practices Guide organization towards financial goals Assure that organizational effectiveness is reflected in meaningful metrics that are critically used for feedback Manage organizational staff and processes Optimize communication pathways for all aspects of the organization including the BOD, staff and volunteers Monitor Park operations and ensure staff and Park practices comply with the mission of the LC Nature Park Develop infrastructure for internal and external communications, for management and financial information, and for necessary compliance requirements Develop and execute Human Resource procedures and policies Develop and execute policies and procedures for Park safety, security, and general operations
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION Manage communications program (plan) to promote and enhance the brand image of LCNP Seek opportunities for park promotion through various media opportunities Communicate progress of programs and achievement of development activities through meaningful feedback metrics
DEVELOPMENT Collaborate closely with the BOD to identify and prospect appropriate potential donor sources Ensure flow of funds that permits LCNP to achieve its mission Communicate progress of programs and achievement of development activities/goals through meaningful feedback metrics Formulate and execute marketing, branding and funding strategies to enhance revenue from major donors, foundations, corporations and government agencies Ensure consistent program implementation and create new ventures to enhance the strategic plan and mission Develop donor and member relations programs Develop partnerships with organization stakeholders, other non-profits, and other relevant partiesQualifications - Executive Director BA or BS Minimum of five (5) years of executive leadership experience Prior non-profit experience desirable Community knowledge of funders preferred Fundraising, marketing, or fiscal management experience Experience with successful grant writing preferred Ability to set clear priorities, delegate and guide staff and Board Good analytic and organizational skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong commitment to the mission of LCNP Proclivity to be a community-based spokesperson (connector), fundraiser and relationship builder Self-directed, mission driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passionby Jobble

Keywords: Lc Nature Park, Fort Wayne , Executive Director, Executive , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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