Our mission is to support the morale and well being of American Forces by providing comfort, resources and education to them and their families both while deployed in harm's way as well as upon their return. We provide support to active duty military, their families, our veterans and families of the fallen.
POSITION SUMMARY & OBJECTIVE
As head of OSOT America the Executive Director serves as the “face” of the organization to all community supporters, donors, volunteers, and staff. The Executive Director is the primary advocate for the mission, fundraising manager, and supervisor of the staff and volunteers. This position reports to Chairman of the Board of Directors.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Use your strong community network and connections to cultivate donors and obtain direct donations,
Create a yearly development plan to coordinate fulfillment of budget needs.
Build and manage a major giving society, generating new members and encouraging sustained giving.
Identify, research, and obtain grants and corporate support and execute fundraising programs and special
Meet or beat annual targets for donations and monetary support.
Oversee all fundraising activities, helping event chair to coordinate and cultivate volunteers and sponsors.
Oversee staff responsible for overall mission delivery.
Develop strategic planning for mission enhancement and/or area expansion.
Cultivate and maintain stakeholder relationships supporting the mission.
Present the organization at local speaking engagements.
Participate in corporate networking events.
Manage and maintain good local media relationships.
Administration & Oversight:
Provide direction, regular feedback, and conduct annual performance reviews for the staff.
Plan, manage, and execute the business operations according to the annual budget.
Work with board to create and implement yearly strategic plan
Board of Directors:
Engage and report ongoing activities to the local board of directors.
Recruit new board members annually.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
OSOT America is looking for a dynamic professional who is has a solid leadership history in non profit and demonstrates a passion for the mission, is accountable, has the skills to manage a small staff along with a large team of volunteers, strives for excellence, and embodies our core values. The Executive Director will also bring outstanding communication skills, flexibility, and ambition to the organization.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Must demonstrate success in fundraising (or business development) with a proven track record in donor cultivation.
Have built a solid community network and established donor contacts throughout the area.
Bachelor's degree or educational equivalence.
At least four years of professional nonprofit experience.
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
Budget and personnel management experience strongly preferred.
Skilled in organizational development, resource development and strategic planning.
Excellent people skills with an ability to work collaboratively with a variety of personalities and roles..
Possesses personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the organization.
Flexible and able to multitask with skills to work within an ambitious, fast-paced environment.
SCHEDULE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
OSOT America generally operates during normal business days/hours. However, this position occasionally requires night, weekend, and holiday work to support the mission or participate in special events.
OSOT America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Compensation is commensurate of the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
About Operation Support Our Troops-America
Our mission is to support the morale and well-being of American Forces by providing comfort, resources and education to them and their families both while they are deployed in harm’s way and after their return. We provide support to active duty military, their families, our veterans and families of the fallen.