We’re Hiring: Executive Director – Voices for Children (402)
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The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of Voices
for Children in Nebraska. The Executive Director is responsible for
the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission to be the
independent voice building pathways to opportunity for all children
and families through research, policy and community engagement.
Voices for Children in Nebraska has, for over 28 years, been
recognized and revered as the trusted expert and advocate on key
children’s issues in Nebraska. Its mission is to be the independent
voice building pathways to opportunity for all children and
families through research, policy and community engagement. Voices
for Children’s vision is to engage the public and state leaders to
build systems removing obstacles promoting opportunities for all
children to lead healthy, secure and fulfilling lives.
Responsibilities of the Executive Director:
Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and
objectives that work toward the strategic direction of the
Communicate the mission, programs, and policy of Voices for
Children of Nebraska to key stakeholder audiences and serve as
spokesperson for the organization.
Establish sound working relationships and cooperative
arrangements with public officials, service providers, funders, the
media, community groups, and professional organizations.
Work with the Board of Directors to develop and execute a long
range fund development plan the enables Voices to secure financial
backing that is diversified and secure while being sufficient to
achieve its mission and purpose.
Provide leadership for all resource development functions
including foundation proposals, special events, corporate
solicitations and individual appeals.
Foster positive relations with existing funders and donors, and
consistently develop new funding relationships.
Provide visionary and strategic leadership to the organization
and translate that vision into concrete actions that advance the
mission of Voices for Children in Nebraska.
Effectively implement a nonpartisan advocacy strategy on behalf
of Nebraska’s most vulnerable children.
Provide strong leadership for Voices research, communication and
Maintain official records and documents and ensure compliance
with federal, state and local regulations.
Work with the staff and the finance committee of the Board in
preparing and implementing a budget, and operate within the budget
Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, training and
release of all personnel, including paid staff, interns, and
A Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in a field related to
Voices for Children of Nebraska’s purpose; or, equivalent
experience in the field.
Demonstrated success in fund raising and public relations.
A commitment to children and families of Nebraska.
Policy leadership experience.
Exceptional management ability.
Paid holiday, personal, vacation and sick days
Please forward resume, cover letter and writing sample to: Eric
Nelson, Board President at email@example.com Please
indicate “Executive Director” in the subject line. No phone calls
Voices for Children in Nebraska is an equal opportunity
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