The Sag Harbor Partnership (SHP), a 501(c)3 organization, seeks a visionary leader to build on the partnership's record as a vital community organization. The Executive Director will be the key leader, ensuring the long-term success and achieving the stated goals of the partnership.
Sag Harbor is an incorporated village in Suffolk County, New York, in the towns of East Hampton and Southampton on eastern Long Island. The village developed as a working port on Gardiner's Bay and has a population of 2550.
The Sag Harbor Partnership is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the quality of life in Sag Harbor, NY. The activities and programs of our organization include education, culture, historic preservation of the built environment, preservation of the natural environment and related social and economic concerns, such as affordable housing and support for locally owned small businesses. Through our fundraising activities, we offer grants to support community projects and other not-for-profit organizations engaged in work that further our stated purposes, including professional assistance.
The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, projects and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1) Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization mission.
• Responsible for leading in a manner that supports and guides the SHP’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors. • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly as an active group of volunteers and to make informed decisions.
2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.
• Responsible for fundraising with the Board of Directors and developing other revenues necessary to support SHP’s mission. • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of SHP, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and quarterly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position. • Responsible for the oversight of the annual audit and maintenance of all financial records.
3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. • Responsible for implementation of the Partnership’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission. • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that SHP can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future. • Responsible for the enhancement of SHP’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
4) Organization Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the volunteer organization are appropriate.
• Responsible effective administration of SHP operations. • Responsible for all communications, social media, agreements, and other correspondence on behalf of the organization.
ACTUAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization. • Strategic planning and implementation. • Planning and operation of annual budget. • Serve as SHP’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public in coordination with the Executive Committee of the Board. • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance SHP’s Mission. • Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues. • Oversee marketing and other communications efforts. • Oversee organization Board and committee meetings. • Establishing administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit. • Review and approve contracts for services. • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
Professional Qualifications Needed: • A bachelor’s degree. • Transparent and high integrity leadership. • Five or more years senior nonprofit management experience. • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors. • High level strategic thinking and planning. Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the board, volunteers and donors. • Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community. • A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results. • Active fundraising experience. Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community. • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers. • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation. • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting. • Strong written and oral communication skills. • Strong public speaking ability. • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.
The position will pay in the range of $40,000 and will include health benefits.
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