Executive Director

Pro Search | Brunswick, ME, United States

Posted Date 7/23/2023

Executive Director

Direct Hire Brunswick, Maine

  • Location: Brunswick, Maine
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18827
ProSearch is pleased to be partnering with Tedford Housing in its search for an Executive Director. For over 30 years, Tedford Housing, a nonprofit organization based in Brunswick, Maine, has served the southern Midcoast Maine region with a mission to empower people to move from homeless to home. With an annual budget of approximately $1.6 million and a staff of 14, Tedford Housing provides emergency housing for individuals & families experiencing homelessness, permanent supportive housing for previously homeless families & individuals, and homeless prevention services, including a seasonal emergency heating assistance program.
Key Responsibilities:
Leadership of the Organization
  • Working with the Board of Directors and Staff to develop and implement a strategic plan establishing goals and objectives for the organization;
  • Supporting and inspiring staff, Board members, and volunteers to meet organizational goals and objectives;
  • Continuously reviewing best practices and collaborating with program staff to evaluate and improve program effectiveness;
  • Establishing and maintaining a systematic process for conducting staff performance evaluations and annual salary recommendations; and,
  • Building a culture of engagement and inclusion within the organization and the communities served.
Effective Fundraising
  • Building a relationship with the community, key stakeholders, granting organizations and foundations to ensure current and ongoing support;
  • Developing and implementing key fundraising and communications partnerships in collaboration with the Capital Campaign Cabinet and the Tedford Marketing and Development Committee;
  • Playing a key role in donor stewardship and donor development;
  • Ensuring the maintenance of a portfolio of major and planned giving donors; and,
  • Identifying and pursuing public and private sources of funding and writing or overseeing grant applications.
Overseeing Programs and Services
  • Ensuring effective program and services design, goals/outcomes, and systematic program review to recommend modifications to or discontinuance of existing programs or the creation of new programs;
  • Submitting periodic reports to the Board regarding program service quality and compliance with contracts and obligations; and,
  • Ensuring that programming activities are respectful of guests and staff, reflective of agency values, and accessible to all guests as appropriate.
Providing Financial Sustainability
  • Ensuring a financially sustainable operating model;
  • Collaborating with the Director of Operations, the Finance Committee, and the Executive Committee to prepare an annual operating budget and identify strategies to grow revenue;
  • Monitoring funds for efficient and effective use; and,
  • Serving as agency contracting officer and as the manager of agency buildings.

Promoting Partnership and Public Awareness
  • Representing Tedford Housing as spokesperson and subject matter expert with the media and in the community;
  • Working to increase Tedford’s visibility and to disseminate information about Tedford’s services and accomplishments; and,
  • Engaging in collaborative partnerships in the community and advocating for the needs of Tedford’s program participants.

Tedford Housing provides a comprehensive benefits plan to include paid holidays, accrued paid time off, health insurance, and a Simple IRA Retirement Plan as well as a competitive salary in the range of $95,000 to $105,000, commensurate with experience.
All hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a veteran, as respect for diversity is essential.
Visit tedfordhousing.org for further information. Tedford Housing is an equal opportunity employer and is a partner agency of the United Way of Mid-Coast Maine.

Please submit cover letters and resumes to Dana Woodbury at dana@prosearchmaine.com

Salary95,000.00 - 105,000.00 Annual
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