Fairmount CDC seeks a dynamic, driven leader with a successful track record in managing large programs or non-profit organizations to fill the role of Executive Director. The appropriate candidate will have the desire and ability to set and communicate vision and goals for the next stage of growth for the Fairmount CDC. The Executive Director must be able to pursue, develop and manage a number of strategic external relationships ranging from neighboring communities, residents, elected officials, local business owners, real estate developers, and funders; have excellent management skills and a demonstrated ability to identify and secure new funding.
The Executive Director is responsible for all daily operations of the Fairmount CDC and the implementation of the organization’s Strategic Plan and our neighborhood plans. This includes leading our various programmatic initiatives, identifying and securing new funding, managing external relationships, and administrative duties as necessary. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for communicating to the Board and working closely with them to harness their leadership and expertise to move the Fairmount CDC’s Strategic Plan forward. The Executive Director manages 1 part-time staff, 3-4 interns a semester, and 3 independent contractors (communications, accounting, and IT/website), and volunteers for ad hoc projects throughout the year.