Category:  Non-Profit Jobs

Position Summary: The Executive Director of the Centreville Immigration Forum (CIF) provides overall leadership to the organization focusing on three areas of responsibility: organizational leadership, fundraising and development, and overall program and strategy. The Executive Director is responsible for working with the board to set the organization’s vision, strategy, and priorities, overseeing the performance of staff and volunteers, and ensuring the progress and effectiveness of the organization in attaining its mission. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and works closely with the Board in its execution of fiduciary and legal oversight. 

Organizational Leadership - 35%

  • Ensure commitment of staff to CIF’s mission, culture and values. 

  • Provide staff with clear direction, support appropriate work standards, and ensure a fair and healthy work environment and organizational culture.

  • Establish an annual and multi-year planning processes, in coordination with staff and Board, that ensures the organization has clearly articulated annual goals and priorities, as well as long term goals that promote current operational needs and prepare a platform for growth.

  • Monitor staff, board and committee implementation of annual goals throughout the year and provide feedback on progress through staff performance reviews and regular board/committee updates.

  • Support mechanisms and leadership practices for effective information-sharing, collaboration, and learning across programs/staff. 

  • Oversee the hiring and onboarding of new staff members to lead critical departments and manage strategic organizational functions. 

  • Ensure and monitor systems are in place so that CIF is in compliance with all legal requirements and commitments made to foundations, grants and other funders.

  • Support CIF’s Board in its fiduciary and legal oversight and ensure the implementation of Board-approved policies.

  • In conjunction with the Finance Committee, develop and review financial reports and the annual budget for Board approval. 

Fundraising and Development - 35%

  • Ensure that CIF has sufficient resources to undertake priority programs and for its operations.

  • Build relationships with individual and institutional donors as well as prospective donors and serve as a primary CIF contact.

  • Identify potential sources of funding and organize fundraising efforts.

  • Network with other nonprofits, faith-communities and the business community to enable partnerships that support CIF’s work in the community.

  • Oversee the grant writing process.

  • Oversee the development of materials to support donor engagement, including the production of an annual report.

  • Coordinate public relations and marketing activities and respond to media requests, as needed.

  • Support the Board in its participation in development activities.

  • Represent CIF at social and corporate events in ways that strengthen the brand and communicate the organization's mission.

  • Work in conjunction with the Development Committee to prepare an annual funding plan. 

Strategy and Program Monitoring – 30%

  • Provide visionary leadership of CIF’s program strategy and be responsible for its implementation, including evaluation of progress toward desired outcomes and metrics.

  • Be responsible for the strategic delivery of CIF’s programs in advocacy, grassroots organizing, communications, and operations of the Labor Center through the supervision of staff.

  • Represent the organization in meetings with political leaders and other elected officials and provide opportunities for the membership to engage in these forums.

  • Support CIF’s values of respect and dignity by engaging members in leadership roles and provide any necessary training to ensure success.

Qualifications and Traits:

  • Fluency in English required; Conversational Spanish desirable.

  • Ability to work well with people from diverse racial, cultural, social and economic backgrounds.

  • Deep commitment to worker’s rights and engagement of CIF’s members. 

  • Ability to motivate staff and volunteers in a team-oriented environment.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience with project management, financial management, and human resources management, preferably in the nonprofit sector.

  • Experience with developing public and private funding resources and demonstrated fundraising success (grant writing and reporting, special events, and individual donor cultivation).

  • Previous experience working in leadership positions, equivalent to executive director; nonprofit management training desirable.     

  • Comfortable working at a small, growing/evolving organization.

  • Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree.

Salary Range: $75-85,000

Centreville Immigration Forum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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