I'm with Falls City Community BikeWorks in Louisville KY. We have opened a search for an Executive Director and I'd like to get the word out to the wiki bike community. Not exactly sure how to go about this - do you all distribute the info or am I supposed to do something particular to make that happe? I'm pasting the job description below. Please let me know if I need to do anything and THANK YOU..
Falls City Community BikeWorks Seeks Innovative Executive Director
Part-time position available for exceptional candidate to help lead Louisville’s non-profit bike co-operative with a vision for the future and collaboration with dedicated and tenured volunteers.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Falls City Community BikeWorks programs, fundraising activities, expansion and execution of its mission. The ideal candidate will initially develop deep knowledge of core programs and operations before creating a strategic plan to carry us into the future.
Roles & Responsibilities
Leadership & Management:
Ensure ongoing program excellence, program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems
Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals approved by the board.
Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction
Recruit, develop, and retain FCCB volunteers.
Ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly evaluate program components, to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.
Fundraising & Communications:
Expand local revenue-generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations.
Improve all aspects of communications—from web and social media presence to external relations -- with the goal of creating a stronger brand.
Use external presence and relationships within Louisville to gain new opportunities.
Planning & New Business:
Design an aggressive comprehensive fundraising plan, including annual campaign.
Develop strategic plan with Board of Directors input, executable over the next 2 years.
Build and expand partnerships with corporations, political and community leaders. Deepen relationships with funders to create sustainable funding resources.
The ED will be thoroughly committed to FCCB mission. All candidates should have leadership and relationship management experience.
Specific requirements include:
Bachelor degree, ideally in leadership, management or communications or at least 2 years of fundraising experience; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies
Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
Proficiency in organizational management with the ability to coach and manage staff and volunteers, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
Experience working with volunteers and/or a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
Dedicate 20-25 hours per week to the mission
Other duties as needed
Salary range: $20,000
Applicants: Please submit a letter of application, a resume, and three professional references in PDF format to fccbikeworks(a)gmail.com.