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Merrimack River Watershed Council, New England


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March 9, 2020
January 31, 2020
$80,000 - $80,000Salary package and benefits are competitive for an executive director leading a small non-profit organization and are determined by the Board of Directors based on experience and qualifications.

The Merrimack River Watershed Council (MRWC), located in Lawrence, MA, is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1976 by citizens and regional planning commissions to promote citizen involvement in the clean-up of the Merrimack River. MRWC seeks an enthusiastic, creative, go-getter to take the helm and help grow the organization. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody looking to take charge and build on our considerable recent momentum and visibility. The organization is looking for someone who can open doors of collaboration, has a passion for local watershed management and conservation efforts, and can foster membership and donor relationships to grow the organization. MRWC is currently led by two (2) part time executive directors who will transition to other roles within the organization after completing a smooth transition for the new executive director.

The Executive Director (E.D.) oversees the day-to-day operations of MRWC including: the cultivation of key partnerships and donor relationships; acting as the voice of the Merrimack River; ensuring that all activities, projects and services are produced and carried out in an effective, professional and timely manner; overseeing of staff and volunteers; and developing and managing the budget. The Executive Director develops and implements short and long-term strategic plans to grow and strengthen the organization’s ability to have a positive impact. This position reports to the Board of Directors.

In creating this re-imagined, full-time leadership position for the organization, MRWC seeks a visionary Executive Director with a proven track record of generating diverse financial support for ambitious, innovative programming. The E.D. is responsible for helping to set the mission and vision of MRWC while working in close collaboration with the organization’s Board of Directors. The E.D. will help in defining its strategic direction, ensuring that resources are in place to accomplish important mission goals, recruiting and retaining staff, keeping teams motivated and capable of exceeding expectations, and building the kind of nonprofit culture which supports the MRWC mission.

Complete details and application instructions for this position are available by visiting www.merrimack.org.

The Merrimack River Watershed Council (MRWC), located in Lawrence, MA, is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1976 by citizens and regional planning commissions to promote citizen involvement in the clean-up of the Merrimack River. MRWC seeks an…

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Benefits

Benefits include: Twenty (20) days PTO; eleven (11) holidays; a $3,000 cash contribution towards annual healthcare insurance costs; professional development funding; and a longevity bonus of $25,000 for three (3) years of continuous and achievement-oriented service in the position. The candidate will have the ability to increase compensation and benefits, annually, through demonstrated success in membership development, program growth, and fundraising. 

Benefits include: Twenty (20) days PTO; eleven (11) holidays; a $3,000 cash contribution towards annual healthcare insurance costs; professional development funding; and a longevity…

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

MRWC has retained the services of Harrington Management International (HMI) to facilitate this executive search process. Please submit a resume’ and a compelling cover letter demonstrating your passion and fit for MRWC’s mission and needs to:

MRWCSearch@harringtonmanagement.com, with "Executive Director" in the subject line.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:

If a candidate has any questions to ask of MRWC concerning this position, please contact the recruitment search firm in an attached message with your application. You will be contacted directly by an HMI representative. No phone calls will be accepted.

TO APPLY:

MRWC has retained the services of Harrington Management International (HMI) to facilitate this executive search process. Please submit a resume’ and a compelling cover…

Location

60 Island Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

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