Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/12/2018

Start Date:

07/01/2018

Application Deadline:

05/01/2018

Address

3211 North Roan Street
Johnson City
Tennessee
37601
United States

Description

The Appalachian RC&D Council seeks an Executive Director (30 hours/week) to implement our vision of a strong rural economy through conservation of natural resources. For 25 years the ARC&D has united regional cooperation on environmental conservation and agricultural sustainability, and we are looking for the next leader to take our mission forward.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Enthusiastically direct fundraising development to build a diverse funding base.
  • Oversee programs with existing two full-time staff, one full-time AmeriCorps VISTA, and several contractor team members, with an ability to inspire an inclusive and collaborative approach.
  • Have a strong understanding of the role media, communications and public relations to play in operating a nonprofit.
  • Have an understanding and empathy for challenges that face landowners, and beginning farmers in northeast Tennessee.
  • Be comfortable wearing the many hats needed to lead a small nonprofit: hospitality and events; I.T. solutions; grant writing; accounting.

 

The successful candidate will work closely with the board of directors, and a broad community base, to ensure a vibrant and financially sustainable organization.

 

Start date is no later than July 1, with onboard training beginning in June ideal.

 

TO APPLY

Email your resumé and cover letter addressing how you meet the position requirements to our transition team via Emily Bidgood at apprcd@gmail.com All application information must be received via email.


Benefits

View full announcement at http://arcd.org/executive-director-now-hiring/

Professional Level

Executive

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

apprcd@gmail.com

http://arcd.org/executive-director-now-hiring/

View full announcement at http://arcd.org/executive-director-now-hiring/


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