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DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence


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The Executive Director (ED) establishes, administers, and implements the goals, objectives, and policies pursuant to long-range planning and under the supervision of the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include implementation of the long-term plan, fiscal management, fundraising and development, personnel management, public relations/communications, leadership to meet the organization’s mission, and organizational planning and development.


Specific Responsibilities:

Executive Oversight 30% of time

·        Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors in policy decisions, fundraising priorities, and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.

·        Serve as primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, media, and public.

·        Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the Mission.

·        Assist in strategic planning process and implementation.

·        Ensure services and funding relationships are robust and meet strategic goals and objectives. 

·        Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the organization.

·        Review and approve contracts for services.

·        Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Fundraising 30% of time

·        Research and draft grant applications to ensure the continuation of operations and services.

·        Engage in fundraising and developing other revenue sources.

·        Serve as the organization’s representative to potential funders and the community.

·        Maintain a donor database and supervise staff fundraising efforts.

Programming 30% of time

·        Hire, supervise, and collaborate with staff to plan and implement a yearly program plan.

·        Provide leadership to and manage the efforts of staff to ensure support of all departments.

·        Seek and strive to retain a diverse, highly qualified team of staff and volunteers by providing personal and professional development opportunities. 

Financial 10% of time

·        Formulate and operationalize the annual budget.

·        Ensure compliance with funding sources and regulatory requirements.


Professional Qualifications: 

·        Demonstrated knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence (also referred to as intimate partner, gender-based, and/or family violence or domestic terrorism), prevalence, and community impact on African immigrant and refugee communities. 

·        Demonstrated agreement and comfort with addressing work through a racial, social, and reproductive justice lens—recognizing that to truly address and ultimately prevent domestic violence, it is critical to identify the intersecting systemic and racial inequities marginalized communities face as a result of interlocking systems of oppression.

·        Commitment to the eradication of sexual and gender-based violence.

·        Possess extensive knowledge of or have experience immigrating, seeking Asylum, or being a refugee from an African country.

·        Experience developing service models born of African immigrant community norms and values.

·        Fluent or Advanced in more than one language spoken by the African immigrant and refugee community in the Washington D.C. area.

·        A Master’s degree in nonprofit management, public health, or related field preferred.

·        Dedication to transparent and high integrity leadership.

·        Five or more years senior nonprofit management experience preferred.

·        Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors preferred.

·        High level strategic planning and decision-making, and ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, and donors.

·        Demonstrated ability to supervise and collaborate with staff.

·        Strong written and oral communication skills, including strong public speaking ability, to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers, and the overall community.

·        A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results.

·        Active fundraising experience, excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community preferred.

·        Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers.

·        Solid organizational development abilities, including planning, delegating, program design, and task facilitation.

·        Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making, and reporting.

·        Creative problem-solving skills, flexibility and ability to adapt to complex and ever-changing challenges. 

·        Self-motivated, organized, and strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.


Additional Information:

•   Due to the current global pandemic, this position is currently a telework role. When more mobility and interaction is safe for everyone, the person filling this role must work with the Board of Directors to determine office space and needs and be able to travel in and around DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia for work purposes.

•   Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Liz Odongo, lodongo@dccadv.org with “Application for TPC ED” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

The Executive Director (ED) establishes, administers, and implements the goals, objectives, and policies pursuant to long-range planning and under the supervision of the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include implementation of the…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent or Advanced in more than one language

Fluent or Advanced in more than one language

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Liz Odongo, lodongo@dccadv.org with “Application for TPC ED” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Liz Odongo, lodongo@dccadv.org with “Application for TPC ED” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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