POSITION TITLE: Executive Director
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead management of the organization. This includes all aspects of nonprofit management, including budget oversight, operations, fundraising, community partnerships, personnel management (paid and volunteer staff). In collaboration with the Board, the Executive Director will also help drive the strategy and growth of the organization. The Board meets monthly and the Executive Director will report to the Board at each meeting; will also work with Board President to set agenda.
The successful candidate should have an enthusiastic appreciation for/understanding of Release Time Religious Education, nonprofit management, fundraising (including events), and partnerships, with a desire to take Reset, Inc. to the next level. This person should maintain a professional image at all times and be comfortable speaking/presenting to both large groups and individual partners with ease, in order to maintain a positive image for the organization at all times. This position will have frequent contact with donors, volunteers, school administrators, church partners, and students. The position manages paid and volunteer staff, and is responsible for all tracking/reporting in the areas of program outcomes, fundraising and event efforts, and marketing. Work requires attention to detail and organizational skills, strong communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Work performed in this position is of a professional and confidential nature.
Reset, Inc. is an Ohio-based Release Time Religious Education organization, with the vision to restore biblical truth and instill hope for children. Through weekly programs, we introduce a Bible-based curriculum to public school students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in Franklin and Delaware Counties. During the school day, students learn principles that teach them the truth and give them a hope for their future. In 2014, Ohio Law, HB 171 (ORC 3313.6022) was passed in the Ohio Legislature and signed into Law by the Governor. The law allows public school students to receive elective Biblical instruction during the school day, under the following conditions: 1) parental permission is required for child’s participation, 2) program must be held off site of school premises, and 3) no government funds can be used for this program.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Development & Fundraising
Serve as primary fundraiser for Reset, managing all fundraising activities, including events (annual banquet), targeting individual/private donors, corporations, and grantors. Executive Director will handle donor communications, annual appeals, gift acknowledgement, and donor engagement/stewardship. Reset has a small but committed core of donors, and this role will help grow the donor base. This includes all management of annual fundraising banquet, including sponsorships, committee meetings/updates, event planning, and execution.
Volunteer & In-Kind Support
Oversee volunteer management, policies, tracking, and recognition to ensure a safe and thriving environment for both volunteers and students/partners. This includes volunteer recruitment, training, retention, and recognition. This also includes tracking all intake and acknowledgement of in-kind donations (supplies, professional services, etc.).
Communications & Marketing
Maintain and grow current brand awareness within the community, serving as the primary brand ambassador and public representative of Reset. This includes things such as producing a monthly e-newsletter(s), growing the list serve, updating the website, maintaining a consistent and engaging social media presence, etc.
Program Management & Development
Manage all Reset programming, staff, and volunteers. This includes close collaboration with Program Administrator to oversee and guide work with volunteers, teachers, transportation experts, and students. This also includes strategy and planning for curriculum and programming. May include some curriculum development and writing.
Full agreement with Reset’s Statement of Faith. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Nonprofit Management, Education, or similar field, with at least two years of experience in development, sales, relationship management, communication. Management/supervisory experience. Ability to build authentic relationships with donors and agency partners. Professional demeanor and appearance; excellent communication skills (verbal and written); robust knowledge of fundraising; proficient knowledge of computer operations and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office and Google Docs; administrative and management experience; program development.
Part time employment working 20-25 hours per week. Job is remote, but must be based in the central Ohio/Columbus area in order to connect with Columbus City Schools.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of Release Time Religious Education and of Columbus City Schools.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence, including a high level of professionalism and a positive attitude.
- Demonstrated leadership, including managing direct reports.
- Proven success in all aspects of fundraising, donor engagement, and event management.
- Ability to engage publicly or present to large and small groups.
- Ability to engage donors, partners, and volunteers positively by phone, e-mail, and in person.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board of Directors, students, church and school partners, and members of the community.
- Ability to plan, organize, and manage programming, as well as internal and external communications.
- Ability to maintain discretion and integrity in handling confidential information.
- Leader, organized, self-starter, attention to detail, project ownership, and high level of commitment.
- Ability to prioritize and complete multiple job assignments; strong organizational and time management skills.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Constant Contact, etc.
- Ability to operate standard office equipment (computer, e-mail, etc.).
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