Financial Goals – Ensure achievement of Board-established financial goals and maintain and further strengthen the organization’s current financial stability.
Experience working in the nonprofit sector, and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards. Alternatively, extensive experience in the leadership and management of for profit organizations of comparable size.
Expertise in issues relevant to the organization.
Ability to command the confidence and respect of stakeholders.
A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large.
Experience in or across multiple sectors, including nonprofit, public and corporate environments.
Experience in developing partnerships, building teams and conflict management.
Experience in enhancing brands, building revenue and increasing philanthropic support.
Must demonstrate a high level of intelligence and intellectual curiosity and a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems.
Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.
Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
Collaborator: Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources, (financial and human), through meaningful engagement.
Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.
Visionary: Confronts the complex realities of the environment and simultaneously maintains faith in a different and better future, providing purpose, direction, and motivation.
Team-Builder: First ensures that the right people are in the right roles at the right times; fostering commitment, trust, and collaboration among multi-cultural leaders and stakeholders.
Outward Turning: Understands the dynamics of local, regional, and national environments, and works on an agenda rooted in the community’s own perception of its needs and aspirations. Business Acumen: Possesses a high level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating financial support for the organization.
Network-Oriented: Values the power of networks/ striving to leverage United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required. Master’s Degree or MBA would be a plus.