The Executive Director is the key management leader of Detroit Experience Factory (DXF). The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. Operational responsibilities include information technology, SOPs (standard operating procedures), and overall administrative management. The staff management role encompasses attraction and retention, mentoring, and team building. The ED will collaboratively develop and spearhead the organization’s strategic direction and develop and manage the team and internal processes to support DXF’s growth and sustainable future. The ED will also lead the development of new programs and special projects.
Organization Mission and Strategy
Responsible for working with DXF Team to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
Responsible for the enhancement of DXF's image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations as well as giving high level tours.
Financial Performance and Viability
Responsible for the fiscal integrity of DXF, to include creating an annual budget, ensuring maximum resource utilization, and maintaining a positive financial position for the organization.
Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support DXF’s mission.
Responsible effective administration of DXF's operations including identifying and leveraging technology to increase and amplify the work of DXF.
Responsible for managing HR policies and procedures and hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff including preparing and monitoring team performance reports.
A bachelor’s degree
Transparent and high integrity leadership
Five or more years management experience
Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
Ability to communicate the vision of DXF’s strategic future to staff, advisory board, volunteers and donors
Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations
Skills to collaborate with and motivate volunteers and partners
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to interface and engage with diverse stakeholder groups
Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
Strong public speaking ability
INTERESTED? HERE'S HOW TO APPLY:
Email your resume and three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “Executive Director Application” by July 24, 2018.
No phone calls please.
The Detroit Experience Factory is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from Detroit residents, people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQ applicants.