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President & Chief Executive Officer

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Leadership Greater Hartford | Hartford, CT
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Leadership Greater Hartford


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Published 9 days ago

July 1, 2020
February 28, 2020

Founded in 1977, Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH) is one of the largest, most diverse and effective non-profit community leadership organizations in the country. Its mission is to develop, connect and inspire diverse leaders to build strong and vibrant communities. The organization is highly visible in the Greater Hartford area and enjoys a strong, positive reputation within the business and nonprofit communities.

We are seeking a President & Chief Executive Officer to take the reins of this highly successful organization, lead the team and grow the organization for the future. The CEO will report directly to a 25-member volunteer Board of Directors.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Significant funding development and relationship building experience;
  • Ten or more years’ experience or proven track record in a leadership role for a mission-oriented organization that includes managing a million dollar plus budget with multiple complex funding streams;
  • Advanced content knowledge of leadership theory and practice;
  • A deep understanding of the unique assets, challenges and opportunities present in Greater Hartford/broader region, or demonstrated past success quickly immersing and learning the complexities of a new market;
  • Bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree in business, public administration, non-profit management or related field;
  • The ability and experience to lead and inspire a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.

The successful candidate will also be able to:

  • Develop strategic partnerships to expand the organization’s reach and impact
  • Inspire and connect individuals, organizations and the larger community to lead the development of solutions that build a stronger, more vibrant region/state
  • Identify, synthesize and grow complex and interrelated funding streams to support new, enhanced and existing programs, consulting and training
  • Articulate and broaden the vision of the organization to its current supporters and potential stakeholders
  • Manage for current and future growth
  • Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board
  • Ensure ethical practices and behavior, adhering to the highest standards of conduct

Founded in 1977, Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH) is one of the largest, most diverse and effective non-profit community leadership organizations in the country. Its mission is to develop, connect and inspire diverse leaders to build…

Details at a glance

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  • Full Time Schedule
  • Other Education Requirement
  • Executive

Benefits

This position offers a competitive base salary, and comprehensive benefits package to include medical benefits, a performance-based bonus and more. 

This position offers a competitive base salary, and comprehensive benefits package to include medical benefits, a performance-based bonus and more. 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials:

  • brief cover letter matching their qualifications to position requirements;
  • current resume or CV;
  • statement of their personal leadership philosophy. 

Please e-mail all materials to John Madigan, Executive Talent Services, LLC (ETS), at jmadigan@etshr.com. LGH has secured the services and expertise of ETS to perform this search.

You may also request to see the extended position description.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Thank you for your interest in this unique and highly sought-after position.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials:

  • brief cover letter matching their qualifications to position requirements;
  • current resume or CV…

Location

Hartford, CT

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