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Intentional Motherhood

Executive Director

Intentional Motherhood
Delray Beach, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 08/20/2007
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Intentional Motherhood Ministry's board of directors is seeking a passionate, experienced individual to fill the position of Executive Director. The new Executive's primary responsibilities will be to solidify Intentional Motherhoods programmatic strength, to increase its visibility and support throughout the community, and to assist the board in implementing the goals of an ongoing strategic plan.

Intentional Motherhoods board, staff, participants and volunteers represent a Christian faith and believe in the following set of shared values in the workplace:

Witness to, and inspiration by a loving God, and Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior
The value of each staff member, volunteer and participant
Compassion, mutual respect and shared hope
The expectation of honesty, discipline and fairness in oneself and in others
Diversity and the importance of every individuals voice
Collaboration and mutual support
Careful stewardship of human and financial resources
The joyful celebration of effort and success.

Leadership Opportunity

Working with a new Executive, Intentional Motherhoods board and staff seek to:

o Continue to provide resources for mothers in order to inspire, educate, and equip them in every phase of motherhood to be confident and intentional and in their life-long parenting role.

o Assist the Founder in the area of public relations and mass communication

o Work with the Founder to plan annual goals and to implement strategies.

o Build on its strong reputation in order to raise its profile and attract awareness beyond its current circle of volunteers and participants.

o Solidify existing relationships, and create new ones with individual supporters, philanthropists, and partnering organizations locally, regionally, and nationally.

o Establish a stronger and more diverse program of resource development that will ensure Intentional Motherhoods long-term fiscal health.

o Continue to reach and attract mothers who seek to change their lives by achieving a new level of purposeful and intentional parenting.

o Continue to recruit effective volunteer leaders who are committed to Intentional Motherhoods values and long-term goals.

o Following an appropriate transition period, Intentional Motherhoods new Executive Director will be expected to work with the board and staff to set a course that maintains existing high standards for program quality and effectiveness, while exploring new opportunities for organizational sustainability.

Key Responsibilities of the Executive Director

Leadership. Intentional Motherhoods new Executive Director must be able to make decisions that ensure the organizational strengths and resources to sustain existing programs and explore opportunities for even broader community impact.

Board Relations. The Executive Director will work with Intentional Motherhoods board of directors to support their governance, fundraising, planning and oversight responsibilities.

Resource Development and Financial Management. The Executive Director will work with the board and CPA to ensure that Intentional Motherhood has the necessary resources to fulfill its strategic agenda.

Marketing and Communications. The Executive Director will work to ensure that Intentional Motherhood is communicating with its participants, prospects and its various constituencies in a language and manner that is most effective for each audience.

Operations. The Executive Director will oversee day-to-day activities, actively participate in programs and program management, supervise administrative and program staff; he/she will direct annual fund efforts and strategic planning; and will assure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Job Requirements/Desired Experience and Attributes:

The ideal candidate must be a seasoned leader who:

- Is passionate about the mission and values of Intentional Motherhood Ministry.

- Is an individual of strong character and unquestioned integrity who has the ability to build effective relationships with a diverse group of volunteers, major donors and program participants.

- Has an image of himself/herself as a management executive and an effective leader.

- Is a team-builder and motivator who creates a supportive work environment.

- Uses good judgment in delegating responsibility, processing information, and recognizing innovative opportunities.

- Is realistic about the strategic direction of Intentional Motherhood and its capacity to accept new opportunities.

- Has the ability and willingness to expand Intentional Motherhoods community profile, influence and base of financial support.

- Has a bachelors degree

Application Process

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Intentional Motherhood Ministry Search Committee
1191 North Federal Highway, Suite 109
Delray Beach, FL 33483
Fax: (561) 279-8344

Review of candidates' materials will begin in August, 2007 and continue until the position is filled. Intentional Motherhood Ministry is an EEO employer and is strongly committed to a diverse staff. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.