About the job
Full-Time, Salary Exempt
The Executive Director is responsible for providing the visionary leadership and overall management of the Christian Center of Park City (CCPC) in order to direct its organizational success. The Executive Director will lead through strategic planning, visionary oversight, donor engagement and cultivation, board leadership and coordination, along with serving as the “face” of CCPC through public relations and communication. The Executive Director will lead the senior leadership team who is responsible for strategic decision making and operational management to ensure CCPC is focused on and accomplishing its mission.
Overall Management and Organizational Leadership
Provide visionary and empowering executive leadership by articulating, living out, and reinforcing the mission of the organization. Establishing exceptional senior leadership and human capital in all functional areas of the organization (e.g. finance, operations, programs, development, etc) to ensure fullfillment of the mission.
Apply innovative thinking and performance measurements to analyze and support strategic decision-making.
Work closely with HR Manager and Leadership Team to ensure effective systems are in place for recruitment, retention, and annual performance.
Develop annual CCPC-wide Strategic Plan through leading and facilitating strategic planning process with Executive Team and Strategic Leadership Team in order to provide clarity on mission achievement.
Implement strategic plan based on data-driven analytics, mission fulfilment and financial projections.
Work very closely with CFO to ensure the financial integrity of CCPC’s finances and demonstrate an ability to discern and understand CCPC’s financial documents. This includes budgets, income (profit/loss) statements, balance sheet, cash reports, etc., as well as having at least a basic understanding of the audit report and 990 annual report.
Develop an annual budget through working directly with CFO, who will work with each department head to organize, prioritize, and solidify an annual budget. Present to Board for approval of final budget.
Board Leadership and Coordination:
Serve as the primary liaison between CCPC’s staff and CCPC’s Governing Board. Reporting to and working closely with the Governing Board and their respective committees, in order to seek its involvement in policy decisions, fundraising, and investment decisions when appropriate and necessary.
Work with Board in order to finalize and solidify CCPC’s annual Strategic Plan and ensure the strategic plan reflects and implements CCPC’s mission.
Deliver the Board timely and accurate reports that provide them with the critical and pertinent information they need to function and provide oversight for the organization.
Organize and lead bi-annual board meetings in conjunction with the Board Chair (Co-Chairs), preparing meeting materials and all necessary details.
Interact with CCPC’s National Board of Advisors, keeping them informed through one-on-one meetings and an annual gathering.
Community Engagement, Media, and Public Relations
Actively engage as the “face” of CCPC, building strong, collaborative partnerships with public, private, and other non-profit organizations in order to advance CCPC’s mission and programs, serving as both a thought and operational leader.
Be willing to represent CCPC in media interviews, speaking engagements and through serving on appropriate community boards and committees in order to be a voice for CCPC, building its brand and expanding its reach.
As the steward of CCPC’s brand, work closely with marketing team to ensure all internal and external communication remains on mission and consistently represents the brand of CCPC across all platforms.
Expand CCPC’s reach by providing regional and national leadership through podcast, coalitions, and other leadership opportunities.
Development and Donor Management
Identify and cultivate key individual, corporate and foundation donors, helping to create a culture of fundraising throughout CCPC.
Provide overall leadership to the Development team helping to design and support the implementation of development strategies and events that will engage both new and existing donors, including a planned giving program.
Support and come alongside Grant manager who oversees the full cycle grant process.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills, able to plan ahead and manage multiple tasks and events with confidence.
Strong communication and diplomatic skills including public speaking, writing, interpersonal, and phone skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-task environment and maintain a positive attitude in the midst of change.
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree desired, but experience may be considered in lieu of education.
Minimum 10 years of management experience including supervisory experience and progressively more responsibility, ideally within the nonprofit sector.
Demonstrated staff management, program development, monitoring, evaluation, and development/fundraising experience.
The ideal candidate who would define their faith as Christian and would align with the historic Apostles’ Creed; someone inspired by God’s call to love all people and to meet people at their point of need with God’s love. Candidates who are ordained and/or served on staff in a church setting is preferred.
Passionately live out the mission, vision, and values of the Christian Center through this role and cast that vision to your team, volunteers, and the community.
Lead and facilitate Executive Team, SLT meetings and other ad hoc committees as needed.
Ability to handle volume and variety with ease, comfort, and confidence.
Manage others to outcome through clear communication and delegation.
Able to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters.
Authentic leadership with the ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects CCPC’s core values of respect/dignity, teamwork, servanthood, and integrity.
Reports to: Board of Directors