Website SHARE Omaha
Now hiring, SHARE Omaha Executive Director:
This is a full time exempt position. The Executive Director is responsible for leadership and vision to execute the SHARE Omaha mission of being a conduit to connect nonprofits and community members. Using an innovative and thoughtful approach, the Executive Director will oversee strategic planning, administrative and organizational needs, relationship building and community engagement, financials and budgeting, and fundraising. The Executive Director has the responsibility of building partnerships in the community with nonprofits, users of the SHARE Omaha platform, community and business leaders and the philanthropic community. The Executive Director will represent the organization at events and meetings, and in public speaking and the media.
Leadership & Strategic Planning
•Responsible for leadership of team and organization, including working with the Board of Directors to develop a strategic plan for the organization that will result in established long-term goals and continue a sustainable business model, and sharing the organization’s mission and implementation plan with SHARE Omaha participants and community members/leaders.
•Identify emerging trends and best practices for nonprofit organizations and philanthropy, using this analysis to set strategic direction for the organization, be agile and adapt to new challenges and trends, and develop innovative approaches to fundraising and recruiting nonprofits and users to the SHARE Omaha platform.
•Establish effective decision-making processes that will enable SHARE Omaha to achieve its long and short-term objectives.
•Set, monitor, and analyze metrics and measurements for site performance, community engagement, staff performance and operating metrics, analyzing the data to adjust strategic direction and enhance the user experience.
•With the organization’s marketing/communications lead, develop and execute an integrated communications strategy including marketing, site content and optimization, social media, email newsletters, media relations and other tactics. This includes demonstrating flexibility with events, nonprofit and public feedback, and budget limitations.
•Foster positive communications with SHARE Omaha participants and other key stakeholders, using professional written and verbal communications.
•Provide thoughtful executive leadership that is inclusive, transparent, and empowering in a manner that support and guides the organization’s mission.
•Provide leadership in the development, implementation and management of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Relationship Building & Community Engagement
•Work with the Community Partnership Manager to develop and implement strategies to recruit, onboard, train and retain participants, including fostering collaboration and integration between participants and/or community partners.
•Responsible for generating awareness of SHARE Omaha throughout the community, ensuring community members are engaging in the platform/nonprofits, and making return visits to the site.
•Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all employees and volunteers and ensure the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization.
•Develop and nurture relationships with community leaders, philanthropic community, nonprofits, community members, business leaders and other community partners, resulting in collaboration and support of the organization and its participants.
•Engage and manage a productive working relationship and good communications with staff, Board members and Advisory Group.
•Support and assist staff and Advisory Group in developing programming.
•Responsible for creating annual operating budget, including events, seeking innovative approaches to create revenue streams.
•Effectively communicate financial goals and updates to staff and board.
•Develop pipeline of contributed and earned revenue and meet or exceed the annual goals related to it.
•Secure corporate sponsorship/advertising and other partnership opportunities.
•Secure philanthropic donations and garner philanthropic support to promote SHARE Omaha to organizations with whom they have a relationship.
•Oversee and manage all aspects of the finances including developing and monitoring the budget, ensuring proper record keeping and reporting, working with the Board and other staff for financial reports as needed.
Administrative & Organization Management
•Provide administrative support to the Board such as meeting preparation and minutes. Respond to Board requests for information such as data or reports.
•Oversee IT infrastructure ensuring the organization’s systems are functional and secure.
•Monitor participant content to ensure it is current and robust.
•Hire, manage, mentor, and motivate staff to achieve success in daily operations.
•Create and implement policies and procedures.
•Responsible for compliance with IRS 990 and other governance requirements and best practices.
•Oversee the Human Resources (HR) functions of the organization, with support from outside HR professional.
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
•Able to interact effectively, encourage diversity and inclusion, make decisions with good judgement, provide direction and work collaboratively with all levels of staff, nonprofits, volunteers, Advisory Group and Board.
•Knowledge of Omaha philanthropic and nonprofit community.
•Able to build and navigate relationships, developing partnerships and encouraging collaboration.
•Able to organize and prioritize and shows flexibility and responds quickly and positively to change, data and shifting priorities.
•Polished and professional verbal and written communication skills.
•Knowledge of supervisorial best practices including creation and administration of performance reviews and constructive feedback.
•Able to create, monitor and report on a budget.
•Proficient in current office and software systems, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•Demonstrated understanding of collaboration and partnerships.
•Deal with issues in a calm and respectful manner.
•A Bachelor’s degree in Public or Non-Profit Administration, Public Relations, or related field.
•At least 10 years of progressively more responsible leadership roles, with 5 of those years being in the nonprofit sector. Mixed sector work history preferred.
Salary Range and Benefits:
•$90,000 – $105,000, commensurate with experience with a benefits package including health, vision, dental, life/AD+D insurance, ST/LT disability and 403b retirement plan.
Relocation is not included.
Cover Letter and Resume Required