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PT Executive Director
The Military Assistance Project (MAP) was established in 2011 to provide free legal services for active duty, reserve, or veteran military personnel in the form of pro bono legal services. MAP's leadership staff is comprised of an Executive Director who manages development and administrative functions, and two Associate Directors who head the respective practice areas of Consumer Law and Veterans Administrative Law. The Associate Directors report to the Executive Director.
MAP is seeking a Part Time Executive Director to focus on development and sustainability throughout years 6-10 of our organization. The ideal candidate will have experience and comfort in fundraising and strategic planning. Exposure to public interest, consumer law, or veterans law is a plus. The ED has responsibility for overseeing and developing the work of the Military Assistance Project in the areas of fundraising, financial management, board relations and operations. One function of this role is to serve as leader to a staff of 4 as well as approximately 40 law students annually; therefore, management experience will be given preference.
- 5+ years nonprofit experience in a leadership role
- Strong track record in development and fundraising initiatives
- Experience with strategic planning, budget management/development, managing staff
- Familiarity with board governance and procedures
- Potential candidates should consider themselves a self-directed learner and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. Flexibility and comfort working both independently and as part of a team are required.
- Ability to travel within 2-3 hours of Philadelphia, PA
- Preference will be given to professionals with a vested passion for one of the following sectors: Legal, Nonprofit, Military/Veterans Affairs, or Public Interest. JD would be a plus (PA and/or NJ bar admission).
- Ability to commit to at least 20 hours per week.
- Development: Manage all fundraising programs. Specifically: actively seek and maintain sources of financial support through grant writing and individual and corporate giving; research and cultivate funder/donor prospects; manage the development work plan and assign tasks to board members and other staff, engage the development committee of the Board and manage board members’ participation in fundraising. Ensure funder reports are submitted in a timely manner.
- Finance: Develop and manage the annual budget and cash flow, prepare check requests for vendors, review and process reimbursements.
- Board Relations and Governance: Completion and filing of state fundraising forms. Manage and maintain official records of the Board of Directors, via hard copy files and/or electronic files. Lead three Board meetings and one Board Retreat each year. Prepare or ensure the preparation of agendas and other documents in consultation with the Board chair. Prepare draft minutes and circulate to Board and staff following established protocols. Maintain a clear record of follow-up items from Board and committee meetings. In conjunction with the Chair of the Board’s Nominating Committee, manage the process of seeking nominations for the Board and committee.
- Marketing and Communication: Manage website updates, printed materials, stories and spotlights, and media outreach. With Associate Directors, serve as representative of the organization in the Philadelphia community.
- Human Resources: Oversee MAP staff structure.
This position will be located in our Philadelphia office, located at 2005 Market Street, Suite 3500 Philadelphia PA 19103, with ample work from home opportunities. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: Dianna Reuter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application period closes at 5PM on April 28th, 2017.