President/Chief Executive Officer
Hartford, CT, USA | Leading Non-Profit / Social Enterprise Company
Industry:Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
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Reporting to the board of directors, and working closely with the staff and key constituents to promote the organization’s mission, the President and CEO will have full responsibility and authority for the management and coordination of the organization’s operations and finances, supervision of the staff and their activities, and implementation of ULGH plans and programs in accordance with the policies formulated jointly with the staff and the board.
The President and CEO will be the organization’s primary representative to the broader community; serve as the chief fundraiser, spokesperson, and advocate of ULGH; be a visible and involved member of the Greater Company and Connecticut communities, as well as with select regional and national opportunities; keep abreast of issues facing the African-American and minority communities; and engage in dialogue across race, gender, sexual orientation, economic, and other differences.
The new President and CEO will provide strategic leadership and bring a fresh perspective; revisit, refine and implement the strategic plan and vision; leverage ULGH’s assets, reputation, and talented staff; galvanize its community and alliance partnerships; implement a staff development program; drive fundraising efforts; a be a strong communicator/social media proponent; and maintain and develop a strong relationship with the Board.
ULGH Strategic Challenges and Opportunities ULGH is guided by the recently approved Sustainability Plan and complemented by feedback from the recent stakeholder surveys
Collaborations further leverage and explore opportunities that will better serve ULGH’s community.
Marketing and Communications improvement in evaluating results and ‘telling our story’ regularly to all community stakeholders and supporters.
Programs leverage well-executed programs and services; and identify/implement new programs to address societal issues
Build Sufficient Resources for Sustainability and Stewardship
The ULGH President/CEO role is considered a critical position in the community for the City of Company, the Company Region, the State of Connecticut, and for NUL. Candidates for the Affiliate President and Chief Executive Officer position must have a proven track record of leadership and management in a modern community-based nonprofit organization. The successful candidate will be passionate about the organization’s current role and future aspirations, be a systems thinker, understand the big picture, and have the ability to excel in ULGH’s principal roles and be a connector on community engagement. The new leader will be a strategic thinker, a problem solver, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a coalition/team builder, with a lens of equity and advocacy.
For consideration, candidates must have five of optimum senior nonprofit or for-profit management experience, including experience in administration, fund raising, fiscal management, strategic planning, marketing and promotion, board development and relations, communications, resource development, and community mobilization and collaboration. Other optimum attributes considered in the review of candidates include direct service delivery, administration of demonstration projects, advocacy, policy development, and work with the public and private sectors. Experience in research; public and community education; the development, implementation and evaluation of programs; and management of volunteers is preferred.