Lander Community Foundation

Executive Director  Job Description - Part-time

Fall 2019

The Executive Director is the key administrative leader of the Lander Community Foundation (LCF). The LCF Executive Director is responsible for organizing and overseeing daily operations and programs. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. Part-time position (up to 20 hours per week); $20-$30 per hour, based on experience.




1) Board Collaboration: Work with the Board to fulfill the organization’s mission.

  • Communicate effectively with the Board and provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function efficiently and make informed decisions.

  • Support Board committees and facilitate execution of tasks initiated by the board and committee meetings.

2) Financial Performance and Viability: Administer programs and develop resources to ensure the financial health of the organization.

  • In coordination with the treasurer and bookkeeper, use financial software to develop and submit to the Board a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.

  • Administer and oversee day-to-day programmatic spending.

  • In collaboration with the Board, raise funds (through grant writing, donor solicitation and other means) and develop other resources necessary to support LCF’s mission.

  • Maintain and update records in the donor database; create reports from the database as needed.

  • Work with the treasurer and bookkeeper to record and track all donations. Provide regular summaries to the Board.

  • Oversee and administer donor appreciation and recognition activities.

3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Work with the Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, marketing and community outreach.

  • In cooperation with Board committees and volunteers, administer LCF programs (e.g. Challenge For Charities, the Open Grant Program, and nonprofit workshops).

  • Develop and maintain relationships within the Lander community.

  • Serve as a foundation spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.

  • Manage the LCF website, social media, and local and regional media coverage.

  • Track LCF’s progress on annual goals, and provide periodic updates to the Board.

4) Organization Operations: Effectively administer day-to-day LCF operations.

  • In coordination with the Board, establish  and document procedures for all functions and the day-to-day operation of the organization.

  • In collaboration with appropriate Board committees, manage production and printing of all LCF print materials (e.g. informational and fundraising brochures and mailings).

  • In collaboration with Board treasurer, manage and review annual contracts for services, such as Bookkeeper, Race Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and Race Timing; recommend changes or updates for Board approval.

  • Track all formal and informal commitments made by the organization to ensure completion.

  • Organize and maintain LCF digital files and documents.

  • Manage LCF email communication, phone calls and messages.

Preferred Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Solid, hands-on, budget administrative skills, including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting

  • Strong organizational abilities

  • Knowledge of fundraising, including grant writing and donor-relation strategies unique to non profit sector, or willingness to learn

  • Skills to collaborate with board members, contractors and volunteers

  • Energetic presentation, strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups

  • Skills using Microsoft Office, Google Applications and keyboarding

  • Knowledge of LCF's financial software and donor databases or the ability to learn it

  • Knowledge of online marketing tools or the ability to learn

  • Ability to relate with a diverse population in a professional, courteous manner

  • Ability to drive personal vehicle for work related functions

  • Ability to work independently and in a team

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion

v. 10.1.2019

Submit cover letter and resume to by October 31st.