The American Red Cross of Eastern South Dakota (Sioux Falls, SD), seeks a Community Chapter Executive to ensure delivery of Red Cross programs including: disaster preparedness and response, health and safety education and service to military families, while providing strategic leadership to both paid and volunteer staff. The Community Chapter Executive acts as a representative of the American Red Cross in the local community and works to develop collaborative relationships with donors, volunteers, government agencies, businesses, other charitable and social service agencies and the media.
The Community Chapter Executive is the chief fundraiser in the local community and is responsible for raising funds to ensure that the Red Cross mission can be provided.
Qualified candidates will have earned a Bachelor’s level degree in Business, Communications, Public Relations or Non-profit Management or possess the equivalent in combined education and experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience and success in raising funds; have at least 3 years of experience in business administration; and have proven success in developing, managing and leading teams of paid and volunteer staff.
Candidates who have well-developed crisis management and time management skills, possess a commitment to inclusiveness, the ability to work effectively with diverse groups, strong communication and interpersonal skills and excellent public speaking and written communication skills are encouraged to apply.
The American Red Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits plan. To review a full position description and to apply, please visit:
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - qualified minorities, females, disabled persons and veterans are encouraged to apply
Minimum Education:Four year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required. Prefer Master’s degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or nonprofit management.
Minimum Related Experience: Minimum 3 years related experience in the profit or not-for-profit sector, business, sales or corporate administration. Proven track record in raising significant financial resources. Minimum 1 year experience directing a workforce and program management responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to develop effective work teams and build consensus within the organization and community. Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgments in complex situations. Demonstrated ability for strong communication and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies.
Requisition Number: CHAP30560
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Business Unit: CHAP - Division 1 - Northwest
Country: United States
State/Province: South Dakota
City: Sioux Falls
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Shift: 1st - First Shift
Work Schedule: 8am-5pm
Percentage of Travel: 10% - 25%
Relocation Eligibility: No