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Executive Director

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North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ Youth


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Published 18 days ago

January 30, 2021
Up to $70,000

Annual Salary: $70,000

This is a full-time, salaried position. Standard schedule is Monday – Friday. Circumstances may require some evening and weekend work.

NAGLY is seeking a dynamic new leader to build on its success and grow the organization and its resources. The successful candidate will have a commitment to LGBTQ+ issues and a deep understanding of social justice, intersectionality, and health and economic disparity as it relates to youth development, with measurable success in fundraising, non-profit management, marketing and communications and experience with board development. The ED will support NAGLY’s commitment to expand programming and outreach to BIPOC communities on the North Shore.

Founded in 1992, NAGLY’s mission is to honor, respect, educate, and empower LGBTQ+ youth. It does this through regular support meetings, leadership trainings, and social and cultural events, as well as defending and enhancing the civil and human rights of this community.  In 2015, NAGLY, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, moved to new quarters, The NAGLY Center at the Witch City Mall in Salem, MA, one of the largest spaces in the country supporting LGBTQ+ youth. During the COVID crisis, NAGLY has focused on virtual programming. In June 2020, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network recognized NAGLY with an Excellence Award as a small nonprofit.

 The Executive Director (ED), currently the only paid employee, is the Chief Executive Officer of NAGLY and reports directly to NAGLY’s Board of Directors. The ED works with the Board to establish the organization’s Mission, Strategy, and Goals, and is responsible for their execution; oversees all staff and volunteers, operations, fundraising, financial management, programming, external relations, and marketing; and builds and expands strategic partnerships to strengthen organizational impact, visibility, and financial strength.

External Relations / Marketing and Communications

The ED is the public face of the organization and speaks, writes, and advocates on behalf of NAGLY and the unmet needs of youth in the LGBTQ+ community in the press and public forums, including social media. The ED cultivates relationships within and outside the LGBTQ+ community, locally, regionally, and nationally, to develop organizational and programming support.

Fundraising / Development

Serves as principal fundraiser for NAGLY. Develops and executes a fundraising plan aimed at sustaining contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations; cultivates relationships with current and prospective funders and donors; identifies potential sources of funding through grants, contracts, and public-private partnerships. Works with the Board to plan, develop, and execute fundraising events and initiatives. Develops and maintains the fundraising database.

Programming

Develops, implements, and manages a slate of programs to meet client needs, including those in BIPOC and socially and economically diverse communities, while maximizing mission impact and financial viability. Tracks and assesses the impact of each program, with in-depth analysis of effectiveness, adding and/or eliminating programs as appropriate.

People Management

Directly supervises all staff, including Adult Advisors, Adult Advisor Interns, Peer Leaders, Peer Leader Interns, IT staff, Outreach personnel, contractors, and volunteers. Fosters a culture of equity. diversity and inclusion.

Financial Management

Oversees all aspects of finances and budget; develops an annual budget in conjunction with the Board of Directors, maintaining fiscal responsibility and integrity with foresight for future growth and spending.

Required Qualifications

·      3-5 years of experience in non-profit management (executive experience preferred)

·      Strong written and verbal communication skills

·      A passion for LGBTQ+ issues and a deep understanding of social justice, intersectionality, and health and economic disparity as it relates to youth development

·      Experience working with youth and/or understanding of youth issues

·      Experience working with a Board of Directors

·      Solid experience in fundraising, fundraising databases, and grant writing

·      Financial and budgetary experience; familiarity with QuickBooks a plus

·      Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills

·      Ability to prioritize and multi-task

·      Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

·      Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

·      Familiarity with local and regional social service agencies, community organizations, and current issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community.

NAGLY is committed to fostering and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion, including staff, volunteers, and the youth we serve. All qualified candidates, including those in BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities are encouraged to apply.  

As an equal opportunity employer, NAGLY provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetics, marital status, ancestry, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, military service or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Annual Salary: $70,000

This is a full-time, salaried position. Standard schedule is Monday – Friday. Circumstances may require some evening and weekend work.

NAGLY is seeking a dynamic new leader to build on its success and grow the organization…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Managerial

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Location

2 East India Square Mall, Witch City Mall, Suite #121, Salem, MA 01970

How to Apply

To Apply: Send Resume with Cover Letter to edsearch@nagly.org 

Use Word or PDF documents. Include metrics of success with accomplishments when appropriate.

To Apply: Send Resume with Cover Letter to edsearch@nagly.org 

Use Word or PDF documents. Include metrics of success with accomplishments when appropriate.

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