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Executive Director - Some Remote NEW! UPDATED!

Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
Philadelphia, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: ABOUT MAHN The MontCo Anti-Hunger Network (MAHN) founded in 2014 as an advisory board to provide resources to food pantries supporting the emergency food system of Montgomery County, PA and in 2021 received a 501c3 designation. In collaboration with key suppliers and service providers, MAHN aims to continually increase the volume of nutritious food available to people struggling ​with hunger in our communities and the quality of customer service they receive. Since its inception, MAHN has contributed to food safety net resilience by:Establishing and building a network of 47 historically siloed food pantries serving more than 60,000 individuals per year.Developing a highly valued, county wide Food Resource Program.Coordinating food and funding resources too large for individual food pantries to access.Developing ways to engage food pantry consumers in program development.Building knowledge of best practices in food pantry management.Building strategic partnerships that facilitate an effective and coordinated response to hunger.Catalyzing systems changing practices that decrease barriers to obtaining food assistance.Raising hunger awareness among the general public and elected officials. POSITION SUMMARY The Executive Director is the thought leader of MAHN in collaboration with the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is part of a paradigm shift with regard to how food security is thought of and addressed. They will be responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization with great potential for growth over the next three to five years. Other key duties include supporting the pantry network, linking resources, networking with other organizations within the food security space, community outreach, fundraising, finances, and marketing. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Mission and Strategy: Work with the Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, networking, and community outreach.Implement and evaluate MAHN’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.Coordinate strategic planning with the Board to ensure that MAHN can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.Collaborate with food resource coalitions and other stakeholders through networking and educational opportunities, such as peer learning circles and annual conferences.Enhance MAHN’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.Understand and commit to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of management and in support of Board governance and development, with an eye towards social justice. Financial Viability: In collaboration with the Board, develop and maintain resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.Fundraise and develop other revenues necessary to support MAHN’s mission.Interface with MAHN’s fiscal sponsor to maintain accurate and timely financial reporting and provide updates as needed.Work in conjunction with the Board Finance Committee for the fiscal integrity of MAHN, to include submission to the Board for its approval of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.Provide fiscal oversite of the organization including operating within the approved budget, ensuring maximum resource utilization, and maintaining the organization in a positive financial position.Oversee fiscal operations, working in partnership with Finance Committee and external bookkeeping and controllership support. Operations: Oversee and implement available resources to support sound and appropriate operations.Manage staff including hiring, training, and evaluating, and retaining of competent, qualified staff.Effectively administer MAHN’s operations. Board Relations: Work with the Board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission.Lead MAHN in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board.Communicate effectively with the Board and its committees and provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions. SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESReport to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues.With the Finance Committee, develop and implement the annual budget.Participate in the strategic planning process and lead the organization through implementation.Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations (e.g., community partners, governmental entities, area businesses) and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance MAHN’s mission delivery.Serve as MAHN’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s food resource providers and partners, the media, and the general public.Supervise, guide and collaborate with staff.Work with staff to develop and maintain a repository of network knowledge providing information and assistance to members and facilitating their connection to resources as needed.Oversee public facing marketing (website, social media) and other communications efforts.Support the Board in the execution of its governance responsibilities, including Board development, training, process, and committee meetings.Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for Board review and approval.Review and approve contracts for services.Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS10 years’ experience in the area of food security or the emergency food system, OR a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of related experienceFive or more years of progressive management responsibility, nonprofit preferred.Experience and skill in working with a board of directors.High-level strategic thinking and planning; ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, Board, volunteers and donors.Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community.Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff and others.Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers.Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.Marketing skills to include creation of media strategies, engage in public speaking, establishing one-on-one relationships.Strong written and oral communication skills.Strong public speaking ability.Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite; experience utilizing donor databases (e.g. Network-for-Good and Kindful).Driving: applicant must have a driver’s license and a reliable vehicle with insurance to cover work usage as attendance at local events, and membership on local boards, is required PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSA history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results.Fundraising experience including excellent donor relations skills and and an understanding of the funding community.Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting. WORKING CONDITIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Stair climbingSitting or standing for extended periodsCarrying up to 25 lbs.Reaching, kneeling, bending, stoopingWork in inclement weather EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a full-time, exempt position, with work to be performed remotely from the Executive Director’s home office as well as in and around the various communities of Montgomery County, PA. Work will occur largely during weekday business hours; however, some work will occur during evenings and weekends as needed. The salary is $75,000 and additionally there is a bonus pool of $10,000 in the first year. Benefits include: cost-sharing health insurance, PTO, 10 federal holidays. TO APPLY MAHN has retained Dunleavy & Associates as its partner for this search. In order to be considered, interested candidates must submit a resume or CV as well as a cover letter that includes each of the following elements:Why you are interested in the Executive Director position at MAHN.Additional professional and/or personal experiences, if any, that inform your qualifications for this position and are not otherwise obvious from your resume.Confirmation that the published salary range meets your requirements. Please submit your materials via the Apply Now button. Questions can be directed to Patty Cook at pcook@matchingmissions.com. EEO POLICY STATEMENT MAHN is an equal opportunity employer. MAHN does not discriminate in the selection of employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Company Description: The Branches Outreach is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Cape May County, New Jersey. The mission of the organization is to provide services and programs for the relief of the poor, the distressed, or the underprivileged residents of Cape May County.

Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce [CBCC] is a 501 ( c ) 6 non-profit organization located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The mission of the organization is to promote successful business activity in the Central Bucks County area of Pennsylvania.

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