Blackfoot Challenge Executive Director

Job Type(s): Administrative
Deadline: May 1, 2019 12:00 am
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Position Description: The Blackfoot Challenge seeks an experienced,collaborative, and personable Executive Director(ED)to lead the fund development and strategic visioning of the organization while providing financial and administrative oversight and exceptional staff supervision. Asa board-led organization, the Blackfoot Challenge requires an ED who is willing and able to participate in and help guide a collaborative process to find solutions, drawing from the experience and perspectives of fellow Staff and Board members. The primary role in fund development for the organization and the successful candidate will have extensive fundraising experience and current relationships with a variety of funders, both private and public.This person will be a leader and member of our Executive Team, a collaborative model of organizational leadership we are still in the process of developing(the new ED will play a central role in developing this concept). Together, members of the Executive Team will manage the various administrative, financial and programmatic duties required at the organization. The Blackfoot Challenge is looking for a leader who is able to identify and utilize the existing strengths of his/her team, empowering and energizing those he/she works with. The ED must be an exceptional listener, humble, open-minded, lead by example, and have a sense of humor. Our next ED will be solution-and personal growth-oriented, and possess exceptional communication skills and know how to build and sustain relationships. During their first year with the Blackfoot Challenge, the individual will be required to spend a considerable amount of time learning about the history of the organization and the community-based process, familiarizing themselves with watershed landmarks and communities, and meeting community members, funders/donors,and agency partners.