Executive Director

ABR Employment Services
Job Description
ABR is recruiting for an Executive Director, the key management leader of the Humane Society of Portage County. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Planning and operation of annual budget.
  • Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit.
  • Serving as Humane Society of Portage County’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Humane Society of Portage County’s Mission.
  • Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the Foundation throughout the State.
  • Supervise, collaborate with organization staff.
  • Strategic planning and implementation.
  • Participate in organization’s Board and committee meetings.
  • Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
  • Review and approve contracts for services.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors
    Salary based on experience. Benefits include: PTO, holiday pay, flexible schedule, family-friendly atmosphere.
  • Must have compassion for animals
  • Excellent Public Relations skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in fundraising
  • Strong community outreach
  • Notable Networking experience
  • Ability to oversee a budget
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Grant Writing experience is a huge plus
  • Non-profit experience is helpful
  • Must be flexible to be available evenings and weekends, as needed to attend meetings and events
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