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President & CEO

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Fresh Start Women's Foundation


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Published 27 days ago

Reports to: Fresh Start Executive Board

Position Type: Exempt

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

 

Organization and Mission: 

Fresh Start is a unique organization, offering a holistic approach to providing resources that can nurture any woman’s personal and professional development at any stage of her life. The mission of Fresh Start Women’s Foundation is to connect women and change lives through its many programs and services: Personal Development Services, Family Law Support Services, Library and E-learning Center, Education Services, Self-Esteem Services, Mentoring Program, and Career Services.  The Fresh Start staff is comprised of 25-30 employees and operates on an approximately $3.2 million annual budget. 

Job Summary: 

The President and CEO is responsible for overseeing the overall operations and success of Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. This position actively participates in the direct client service area of Fresh Start as well as the development and fundraising activities to ensure the organization upholds its mission in the community of connecting women and changing lives.  


Key Job Responsibilities: 

Development and fundraising – Accountable for all aspects of development and grant writing and event fundraising goals and strategies. Supports and guides key events and works with the board to develop a comprehensive and diversified fund acquisition plan that results in financial stability. Involved in major gift strategies, cultivation and development.

Staff Development and Management- Responsible for the attraction and retention of high-quality staff members. This includes effective coaching of senior staff; creating depth of talent and expertise for future organizational needs. Responsible for creating an organizational culture that fosters the growth and development of all staff. Administers personnel policies, monitors and approves salary increases, and participates in hiring and termination of staff as needed.

Financial Management- Responsible for all aspects of fiscal management, including the preparation and management of the annual budget. Management of the foundation’s funds within stated financial policy in conjunction with the finance committee and board. Establish and monitor appropriate fiscal procedures and controls. 

Service Delivery and Community Partnership- Responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of services provided through the centers various programs. Works with Programs and Services management team to assure that program delivery is in accordance with the vision and direction of the foundation. Maintains active and close relationships with appropriate community agencies. 

Board Relationship and Development- Provides leadership and expertise to the Board while building a relationship of mutual respect and trust. Works with the founders, as appropriate, to fulfill their vision for the organization. Provides timely and appropriate organizational updates to the board Chair and assists in the cultivation of board members from the community.

Strategic Planning- Works in collaboration with the Board and management staff in developing timely and appropriate long-range and short-range strategic objectives and develop innovative strategies to achieve them, assuring that all initiatives align with the mission of Fresh Start.

Volunteer Development- Implements plans to cultivate and assure an involved and growing volunteer network.

Public Relations- Works to achieve and maintain a positive, viable community image, assuring the foundation’s mission is well known. Represents the foundation in appropriate community groups. Participates as necessary in interviews and appearances to promote the organization. Maintains active and close relationships with appropriate community agencies. 

 

Job Requirements: 

-         Must have clear and competent oral and written communication skills

-         Ability to work respectfully and effectively with a variety of individuals including clients, volunteers, staff, donors and community partners

-         Understanding and compassion for women from all walks of life

-         Must consistently exhibit high levels of initiative, flexibility and professionalism

-         Willingness to attend outside meetings and events to represent Fresh Start

-         Strong organizational, problem solving and decision-making skills, ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced, demanding environment

-         Must be willing to work flexible hours including mornings, evenings, and weekends.  Physical duties including lifting, standing, etc. may be required.


Qualifications:

-         Minimum of 10 years of non-profit and/or business experience with at least 5 years in a senior level role.

-         Must have a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, master’s degree preferred. 

-         Strong background supervising and developing others

-         Understanding of general HR principles and hiring practices

-         Must have a proven track record in fundraising/raising revenues/sales, client outreach/development, board management, program development and fiscal management

-         Competency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and the internet

Reports to: Fresh Start Executive Board

Position Type: Exempt

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

 

Organization and Mission: 

Fresh Start is a unique organization, offering a holistic approach to providing resources that can nurture any woman…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive

Benefits

Benefits: 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible schedule, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Benefits: 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible schedule, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Location

Phoenix, AZ

How to Apply

To apply please send resume and cover letter to patk5671@gmail.com with "President & CEO position" in subject line, by December 7, 2020

To apply please send resume and cover letter to patk5671@gmail.com with "President & CEO position" in subject line, by December 7, 2020

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