Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time




Details: Based on experience and education



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1320 Centre St
Suite 206A
United States


Executive Director

Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation empowers young women and girls in Afghanistan through community-based education in the district of Deh'Subz. We provide free education to 650 girls, operating the top-rated private school for girls in the district along with the first post-secondary institute for women in rural Afghanistan.


Job Description:

·      Develop and manage a strategic plan in collaboration with the board of directors.

·      Manage all aspects of development, financial, communications, and programmatic activities.

·      Recruit, supervise, and review all staff members.

·      Oversee the Afghan programs to ensure compliance with strategic plan and state, federal, and international authorities.

·      Oversee the reporting of financial activities.

·      Cultivate relationships with current and potential donors.

·      Oversee the development of materials to be used for outreach to potential donors.

·      Oversee the coordination of and attend fundraising and public service events.

·      Manage the development of sustainable funding plans to ensure future program needs.

·      Report to the board of directors on a monthly basis and participate in quarterly board meetings and other meetings as necessary, in person or virtually.

·      Manage monthly staff meetings and other meetings as necessary.

·      Oversee the management of organizational, fundraising, and communication calendars and Dropbox files.

·      Other duties not listed but related to the organization.


·      Demonstrates passion for the mission, goals, and values of Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation.

·      An understanding of both American and Afghan culture.

·      Five+ years of experience in creating and managing a strategic plan.

·      Five+ years of experience in fundraising/development for successful nonprofits.

·      Five+ years of experience in operations and financial controls management.

·      Five+ years of experience in management with a concentration in customer service/donor satisfaction.

·      Two years of experience presenting in front of small and large groups.

·      Bachelor’s degree (or higher) preferred.

·      Excellent communications skills.

·      Strong writing skills.

·      Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

·      Superior organizational, time-management, and critical-thinking skills.

·      High level of initiative and motivation with a strong work ethic.

·      Ability to participate effectively in a collaborative group process; this includes listening and working well with board members and staff, respectfully providing feedback, and encouraging a diversity of ideas.


·      Based on experience and education.

Performance Review:

·      Reviewed annually by the board of directors.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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