|Responsibilities Strategic Leadership:|
Lead and implement MHA’s strategic plan, ensuring that budget, staff, and service priorities are aligned at all times with mission Cultivate transparent, effective processes and working relationships with Board members that support optimum governance and performance Assess and implement thoughtful strategies that align with philanthropic advancement, changing developments in mental health services, and non-profit governance Represent MHA in the broader community as a key ambassador who reflects and enhances the organization’s profile.
Advancement (Fundraising) Lead the creation, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive fundraising plan that inspires investment from individual donors, foundations, corporations, and government agencies Guide and support the responsible Development staff Generate, coach, and implement Board and committee activities related to fundraising process Actively engage in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities Provide input and oversight for gift management system
Ensure effective and efficient operations (programs, systems, impact evaluation) Create and maintain a work environment that recruits, retains, nurtures and evaluates quality staff and volunteers Provide motivational guidance that encourages quality and reputation for the work and presence of MHA
Monitor all MHA’s fiscal activities (budgeting, risk management, fund development) Promote programs and services that reflect quality and cost effectiveness Develop initiatives and activities (earned and contributed revenue diversification) that ensure financial sustainability sufficient to achieve the organization’s goals
Lead the integration of MHA and its brand into the fabric of the community through effective marketing, communications, and key relationship building efforts Serve as MHA’s leading advocate and spokesperson within both public and private sectors, for issues relevant to MHA, its programs and constituencies. Partner, as appropriate, with legislators, regulatory agencies, volunteers and representatives of the non-profit sector to promote legislative and regulatory policies that encourage a healthy community
Qualifications: A strong candidate will demonstrate critical competencies in each of the following four broad categories:
Strategic Solution Orientation: a systems thinker, customer focused and goal driven This individual will lead with active innovation, open communication, and flexibility, both as a self-starter and a team player.
Innovative Leadership: creative and comfortable with change management; excellent coalition building skills; a persuasive negotiator, a passionate and outgoing spokesperson, a relationship builder and fundraiser
Business Acumen: a knowledgeable, ethical, experienced leader who can foster business development and philanthropic initiatives and effectively position MHA in a rapidly changing and often competitive external environment; action oriented, entrepreneurial, and innovative *Preferences include documented experience and expertise re: philanthropy, nonprofit environments, mental health and public policy Motivation: consistent, open communicator, team-focused; adept at influencing and empowering team mates; champions the impact of attitude and action on the MHA and its program participants
Experience: Demonstrated success in resource development, community relations/marketing, fundraising and philanthropy. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, with 5 or more years of experience in a management position. (Salary will be commensurate with experience.) To Apply: Please send your resume, cover letter and professional references to email@example.com. MHA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.