Dec 24, 2020

Executive Director

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Full time Executive

Job Description

Executive Director 

About Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL)

CALL is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and spiritual formation of Latino leaders of this country in their knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith. CALL seeks to build a lay membership core of Catholic business, professional and community leaders who advocate for education, social and faith issues important to both the Catholic Church and the Latino Community. CALL is currently seeking an Executive Director in Los Angeles who will organize and manage the National CALL office, manage and provide service and communications to members.

The Executive Director is responsible for successfully leading the organization as it continues to mature and grow in accordance with the long-term strategic plan established by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization. The Executive Director will be expected to develop an expertise in the organization’s areas of activities, thoughtfully expand projects and membership and successfully engage in fundraising. The ideal candidate will work with the vision of the organization and position the organization for sustainable, long-term growth. The Executive Director will maintain a strong foundation of mission and Catholic teaching within the organization.

There is a preference for the Executive Director to be based in Southern California, but the organization will consider other locations on an individual basis[DG1] .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership 

  • Successfully implement the strategic plan approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Fostering effective teamwork between the Board of Directors, the members and volunteers.
  • Acting as a spokesperson for the organization and representing the organization effectively in the public sphere.
  • Maintain constant communication with the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee on important matters regarding the status of the organization.
  • Serve as a liaison between the various national committees and the Board of Directors.
  • Maintain registry of board minutes and obtain signatures from officers.

Operational planning and management

· Overseeing the efficient and effective day-to-day operations.

  • Organizing and engaging members in projects and events that fulfill the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Communicating with members and stakeholders to keep them informed of the organization’s work and plans.
  • Reviewing existing policies on an annual basis, recommending policy changes to the Board when appropriate, and preparing new policies and procedures for the approval of the Board as necessary.
  • Responsible for official correspondence, preparing press releases, media advisories, chapter reports and board communications.
  • Plan and carry out marketing efforts that include monthly electronic newsletters, social media channels and website.
  • Develop and maintain the membership database.

Financial planning and management

  • Working with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors to prepare a comprehensive annual budget.
  • Administering funds in accordance with the approved budget, and approving expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board.
  • Monitoring the monthly cash floor of the organization and providing the Board and Chapter Presidents with regular reports on the revenues and expenditures of the organization.
  • Ensuring the sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed, and that are in compliance with non-profit tax withholding obligations and related regulations.
  • Oversee the billing and collection of membership dues.
  • Responsible for working with accounting department pertaining to payables and receivables, pledges and donations and bank reconciliations
  • Development and Programming Planning and Management
  • Manage events which includes design, budget and event coordination.
  • Create and implement the annual development plan and strategy; maintain the database.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate & foundation sponsors and individual donors.
  • Manage Sponsorship program, which includes identifying and securing conference sponsors and engaging them in ongoing opportunities for giving.
  • Write grant proposals and reports to corporate and private foundations.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. An advanced degree in a relevant field and at least 5 years of professional experience in progressively managerial roles. Leadership experience, preferably at an established and successful nonprofit organization with experienced growth over your tenure. Experience with non-profit organizations, including familiarity with non-profit fiscal management and compliance issues, and working with a Board of Directors. Must have community organizing experience, including outreach, engagement and building long- term relationships. Must have a track record of successful fundraising, including individual giving, foundation grants, corporate gifts and business sponsorships and donor stewardship. Must demonstrate proficiency of financial literacy. All candidates should be self-motivating, be able to take initiative on variety of projects, and manage his/her time well. High level of personal integrity.

The successful candidate will be an active member of the Catholic church, adhering to Catholic doctrine and the teachings of Catholic institutions including the sanctity of life.


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