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Posted by Arsalan Bukhari August 29, 2019 12:34 PM
The Executive Director is responsible for the fulfillment of the organization's local mission and the development and implementation of its strategies. Under the strategic direction of the Executive Board, the Executive Director serves as the chief executive of the chapter, overseeing and providing strategic leadership for the chapter's continued growth and development. The Executive Director should:
* have worked in the trenches and understand how to make impactful change;
* believe deeply in community, empowerment and organizing to drive policy change;
* be a proven high-level political strategist with a deep knowledge of civil rights issues facing American Muslim communities.
The Executive Director reports to the chapter's Board of Directors and will have at least four of the following competencies:
The scope of the role will grow over time and the focus may include any of the following areas:
General Management:
* Be a hands-on leader
* Act as the primary contact person for the hiring of staff
* Manage all paid staff and contractors. Currently the office has 5-person team
Executive Board of Directors and Advisory Board:
* Attend Executive Board of Directors and Advisory Board meetings as needed
* Prepare agendas and materials for Board or Executive Committee meetings as needed
Financial Management:
* With the Executive Board of Directors, Treasurer, bookkeeper and accountant, develop and oversee annual budget.
* Monitor and manage revenue and expenses in QuickBooks
* Provide monthly reports to the Executive Board of Directors
Fund Development:
* Continuation of on-going fundraisers and development of future events
* Grant writing and cultivation of existing and new donors
* Membership campaigns and Annual Fund Drive management
* Recruit, manage and train volunteers
Community Relations:
* Interface and build relationships with community members, organizations, and interfaith leaders
* Manage contracts, grants, and relationships
* Develop and manage youth leadership program
* Setup CAIR booths at events
Public and Media Relations:
* Oversee PR pieces including reports, literature, campaign themes, announcements and advertisements
* Monitor and approve news releases, newsletters, action alerts, press statements, and talking points
* Media watch and dealing with the media on an ongoing basis in both traditional and social-media forms
Civic and Government Relations:
* Conduct meetings with local, state, and federal government officials on an ongoing basis
* Meet and collaborate with civil rights organizations on common causes
* Establish educational events and campaigns for community empowerment
Program Development:
* Maintain existing programs and campaigns
* Develop new educational and civic participation programs and campaigns
All applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and three references to ...@cair-mo.org

All applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and three references to ...@cair-mo.org

Associated topics: corporate development, evp, executive vice president, front office, general management, manager i, manager iii, manager iv, regional director, regional vice president

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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