The League of Women Voters of Florida (the League) is a nonpartisan political organization. We envision and work for a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. The League is a statewide multi-issue organization and does not support or oppose political parties or candidates.
The Executive Director works in partnership with the Board of Directors to develop and implement the strategic vision and goals of the League. The Executive Director is accountable for accomplishing organizational goals and objectives and has management and oversight responsibilities in the areas of: Administration, Board and Local League Support, Finance, Fundraising, Human Resources, Membership Outreach, Organizational Development, and Volunteer Activities.
The Executive Director reports to the Board, and provides leadership and management to a staff of four and a team of volunteers.
Work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to enhance the current vision and policies of the League
Manage all aspects of the day to day operations of the League including staff management, internal and external communications, finance and Board governance
Actively participate in the League community including engaging with state chapter leaders and volunteers
Provide assistance and leadership in coordination with key staff and Board members in determining League policies and organizational priorities
Drive and implement a full range of fundraising initiatives that assure diverse sources of contributed income
Actively identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts from individuals, foundations grantors, corporate grantors, family foundations and maintain portfolio of these prospects and donors
Manage grants administration
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders
Manage and mentor staff and volunteers, both directly and indirectly
Manage systems, policies and procedures that ensure cost-effective management, accurate budgeting, transparent fiscal oversight, and financial accounting practices of an annual operating budget of $1 million.
Nurture relationships with all volunteers
Maintain fiscal controls and work with the Board of Directors and financial officers to assure best practices are followed
Other duties as required
Five-plus years of increasingly challenging nonprofit management experience preferred
Demonstrated success in staff management and supervision of employees including, hiring, training and evaluation performance
Demonstrated experience working in/with communities of color and a deep understanding and commitment to the values of Equity and Inclusion
Second language fluency, a plus
Exception communication skills including writing, public speaking, meeting facilitation and consensus building
Passionate, imaginative, high integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed
Creative problem solver and thought leader
Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build trust and rapport with a range of stakeholders including Board members, funders and donors, volunteers and staff
Superior organizational, analytical and strategic thinking skills
Demonstrated leadership abilities and ability to work effectively as part of a team
Impeccable integrity, judgement and discretion
Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends
Demonstrated effectiveness in outreach to volunteers and other fundraising partners
Passion for and commitment to the mission of the League of Women Voters
About League of Women Voters of Florida
The League of Women Voters of Florida works to encourage informed and active participation in government and influence public policy through education and advocacy.
We are proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.
We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. We believe in the power of women to create a more perfect democracy.