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PVCA Is Hiring An Executive Director!

Position Summary

The Executive Director is an employee reporting directly to the Board of Directors and is the chief administrative, financial, and fundraising officer for the organization. The Executive Director works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to achieve mission goals. The Executive Director manages other staff and volunteers.

This is a part-time salaried position with a fixed term of one year from the date of hire with the possibility of renewal.

Qualifications and Personal Qualities
The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to PVCA’s mission or equivalent professional training or work experience (e.g. in nonprofit management, business, accounting, public administration). Minimum 2 years of upper-level management experience with a nonprofit organization is preferred.

Professional references are required.

Also desirable:
• A proven track record of success in a leadership position
• Experience in leading the process of strategic planning
• Solid knowledge of accounting, budgeting, financial management, and marketing
• Excellent communication, public speaking, and public relations skills
• Demonstrated effectiveness in writing grant proposals
• Strong background in the use of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wix.com, Canva.com); knowledge of Google Apps, Microsoft Office, QuickBooks
• IT experience with database management and basic website maintenance (WordPress, Drupal)
• An entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, and a dedicated work ethic
• A valid driver’s license
• The ability to lift 25 pounds

Primary responsibilities include:
• Working with a Board of Directors to achieve mission goals as defined by the Board
• Implementation of the Strategic Plan in partnership with the Board of Directors
• Creation of fundraising strategies and activities, donor development, and grant proposals
• Financial oversight, including development and implementation of the annual budget, monitoring and controlling expenses
• Grants administration including tracking budgets and expenditures, submitting reimbursement requests, and providing necessary project information as per the grantor
• Supporting Board development efforts to identify, recruit new Board members and enhance the participation of the current Board
• Oversight of the day-to-day operations and management of staff
• Building PVCA ties to the community through communications such as weekly e-newsletters, PVCA quarterly printed newsletter, WSOV-FM radio, social media, and other means
• Representing PVCA at events and functions
• Supporting committees in volunteer development and management

How to apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, names with contact information of professional references, and two samples of your writing to the Executive Director Search Committee at [email protected] Applications will be considered beginning October 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
Details
Title:  PVCA Is Hiring An Executive Director!
Employer:  Penns Valley Conservation Association (PVCA)
Job Title:  Executive Director
Duties:  Working with a Board of Directors to achieve mission goals as defined by the Board
Implementation of the Strategic Plan in partnership with the Board of Directors
Creation of fundraising strategies and activities, donor development and grant proposalssk
Requirements:  Working with a Board of Directors to achieve mission goals as defined by the Board, Implementation of the Strategic Plan in partnership with the Board of Directors, Creation of fundraising strategies and activities, donor development and grant proposals, Financial oversight, including development and implementation of the annual budget, monitoring and controlling expenses, Grants administration including tracking budgets and expenditures, submitting reimbursement requests and providing necessary project information as per the grantor, Supporting Board development efforts to identify, recruit new Board members and enhance the participation of the current Board, Oversight of the day-to-day operations and management of staff, Building PVCA ties to the community though communications such as weekly e-newsletters, PVCA quarterly printed newsletter, WSOV-FM radio, social media and other means, Representing PVCA at events and functions, Supporting committees in volunteer development and management.
Posting Category:  Jobs / Executive and Mgmt
Address:  PO Box 165
Aaronsburg 16820
Phone:  8144042929