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Executive Director

Job title: Executive Director                              
Reports to: Board of Directors
Education Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree
Status: Exempt position

The Bright Lights executive director:
•      Ensures that Bright Lights achieves its mission through short and long term strategies
•      Provides leadership in developing program, fundraising through grants or special events and organizational plans
•      Develops policies and organizational business objectives, with input from Board of Directors and Strategic Plan, by performing the following duties personally or through delegation

•      Represent Bright Lights in a positive and professional manner when participating in public relations activities
•      Responsible for overall financial condition of the organization such as reporting, quarterly statements, budgets, payroll, etc.
Fund Development
•      Direct and coordinate formulation of financial programs to provide funding for new or continuing operations and scholarships
•      Develop and submit grant proposals for funds from private foundations, corporations, and government agencies
•      Establish positive relationships with individual donors, private and corporation funders and government agencies
•      Plan, organize, and direct all ongoing and special project funding programs
•      Primary Administrator on site during the summer program
•      Prepare strategic plan with short and long term goals to meet funding objectives, program objectives and overall mission of Bright Lights
•      Interview, hire and annually evaluate staff – teachers, summer and office.
•      Update office materials annually including the handbook, policies and summary safety manual
•      Facilitate communication between office staff, committee chairs/meetings and board
•      Work directly with the Board of Directors and Committees – attends meetings, prepares reports and communicates results
•      Plan and prepare Board meeting with Board President
•      Facilitate brochures and marketing material
Hours and Salary
•      Variable hours
•      Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

•      Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•      Ability to organize, supervise and delegate staff and volunteers
•      Leadership skills, including experience with coaching and mentoring, teamwork skills with staff, volunteers and board
•      Financial/budget expertise
•      Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work and communicate with all ages
•      Microsoft Office and QuickBooks expertise
•      Non- profit experience desirable
•      Ability to perform physical tasks associated with setting up Bright Lights summer program facility, including lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds

Thank you for your interest in the Executive Director position. To apply for the position, please submit your resume along with three references via email to: Please place the job title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through the end of business on Feb. 2, 2015.