Supervisor: Executive Director, SFPHF (Penny Eardley); oversight from SFPHF Board
Status: Full time, exempt
Start Date: Spring, 2020
The Executive Director/CEO is the key management leader of Project Homeless Connect. The ED/CEO is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic vision of the organization. The ED/CEO duties include fundraising, community awareness, staff support, and staff/agency oversight.
Organization Mission and Strategy:
- The ED/CEO works with the staff to ensure that the Mission is being fulfilled through program activities, strategic planning, and community outreach.
- Responsible for the enhancement of PHC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
- Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
- Develop and implement process for all staff evaluations and goal setting
- Create opportunities for staff appreciation and support
- Build an effective team of leaders by providing guidance and coaching to subordinate managers
- Supervise COO, Development coordinator, Community Coordinator, and Director of CDoS
- Supervise other staff as needed in absence of supervisor
- Oversee Supervisors and provide support and guidance as needed
- Ensure personnel files up to date
- Work closely with HR360 for Human Resource support as needed
- Work closely with SFPHF for Human Resource support as needed
- Determine and advocate for compensation packages for employees at fiscal year
- Create and approve policies that fall outside of the HR360 and/or SFPHF handbook to supplement PHC needs
- Devise remedial actions for any identified issues and conduct crisis management when necessary
- Ensure that job descriptions are developed and that regular performance evaluations are held.
- Encourage staff and volunteer development and education, and assist staff in relating their specialized work to the total program of the organization.
- Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people.
Development & Financials:
- Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work and programs
- Create annual development plan and annual budget
- Approve program and project invoices
- Work with HR360 and SFPHF to oversee the budgetary process
- Research and identify appropriate Foundation Grants
- Write Foundation Grants as eligible
- Create and submit foundation grant reporting
- Presentations as needed to Foundations
- Research and identify potential major individual donors
- Develop and manage relationships with donors
- Attend donor meetings and give presentations as needed
- Develop annual appeal letter with designer and write included letter
- Develop annual fundraising gala plan
- Oversee sponsorship cultivation for annual galas and fundraising events
- Manage development team in creation and implementation of fundraising events
- Attend fundraising events hosted in support of PHC
- Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
- Ensure effective systems to track program goals and progress
- Regularly evaluate program components so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to funders, the community, and other constituents.
Community Days of Service Events:
- Provide leadership to the Director of CDoS to achieve goals of CDoS events
- Ensure Safety measures and procedures in place
- Secure sponsorships with support of Director of CDoS
- Development plan for CDoS Rally, including speaker recruitment, tone, and theme.
Every Day Connect:
- Provide leadership and support to COO and Director of Services to achieve goals of Every Day Connect programs
- Develop relationships with external districts and neighborhood leaders for positive service environments
- Create and give Public Speaking Engagements, Lunch & Learns, and Community Presentations to build awareness and understanding of Project Homeless Connect programs.
- Create and develop Compassion Training program to build upon the goal of a more compassionate San Francisco.
- Positively represent the organization at meetings and events related to homelessness, nonprofit work, or other connected causes.
- Attend Networking events to continue the awareness and outreach of the organization, building and creating additional relationships.
- Develop positive relationships with key stakeholders, including shareholders and government agencies
- Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.
- Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.
- Develop and implement agency “voice” in the community
- Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile
- Set a positive example as a PHC employee
- Continue positive relationship with PHC founders and key historical contacts
- Ensure adherence of the organization’s daily activities and long-term plans to established policies and legal guidelines
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
To Apply, please send Resume and Cover Letter HERE by January 30th.