September 21, 2009
Enough is Enough is Hiring
Position: Executive Director
Job Location: Reston, Virginia
Start Date: Immediately
Enough Is Enough (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families.
Since then, EIE has pioneered and led the effort to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking and sexual predation with innovative initiatives and effective communications.
The ideal candidate for EIE Executive Director (ED) is an innovative thinker with a positive attitude who can multi-task, work well in group settings, and thrive under pressure. The ED position offers exciting opportunities to work with the national media; federal and state governments; federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; corporate America; non-governmental organizations; and faith-based communities.
Responsibilities include the daily management of EIE, including oversight of all administrative functions, program and operational leadership, financial management, development of new funding sources while maintaining existing ones, and the implementation of the organizational goals and objectives set by the CEO and Board of Directors.
Perhaps the most exciting opportunity this position offers is the chance to make a real difference in the fight to protect vulnerable children from the online threats of pornography and sexual predators. Become a leader of the nation’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to protecting children online.
SUMMARY: The Executive Director is responsible for implementation of policies set by the CEO and Board of Directors as well as annual goals and objectives, financial, program, and administrative management of the corporation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Internet Safety 101 Program Management – Manage all aspects of EIE’s Internet Safety 101: Empowering Parents program, including program launch and management of the national campaign, contract management, program outreach, program budgeting, program reporting and monitoring, and the development and distribution of program materials.
• Operations Management – Responsible for administration and overall operation of EIE, including reviewing and evaluating the results of program activities; monitoring contractual obligations; allocating resources for greater program effectiveness and efficiency; developing organizational and administrative policies; maintaining official records and documents; and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
• Employee Resource Management – Responsible for employee/contractor evaluations, motivation, hiring, firing, review training, and the overall organization and management of all staff and contractors.
• Financial Management – Responsible for the financial management of the corporation, including developing and improving reporting processes, system design, database management and quality control, and the development and implementation of the annual budget.
• Grant Management and Oversight- Responsible for managing multiple government, industry and foundation grants.
• Internet and Information Technology – Responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in Internet Safety, communications technologies, and related areas. Must also be familiar with office management hardware and software tools, and their effective application in a small office environment.
• Corporate Liaison and Community Relations – Oversight of Corporate Development efforts , including sponsors, partners, and affiliate organizations. Responsibilities may also include attending and/or functioning as CEO’s designee at task force and advisory board meetings.
• Sustainability – Responsible for developing and implementing plans approved by the CEO and Board of Directors that will ensure the continued impact and financial viability of EIE. This includes identifying and soliciting potential new funding resources and maintaining existing funding support from sponsors, partners, grants, and other donors, as deemed appropriate.
• General Counsel – Responsible for providing information, counsel, and operational updates to the CEO and Board of Directors, as required.
• Administrative Board Support – Responsible for support of all activities associated with the Board of Directors, including staffing for all Board meetings, meeting schedules, locations, development of meeting agendas and materials.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: BA or BS degree and seven years of increasingly responsible administrative and operational experience, at least five of which shall have been in a senior management capacity. An MBA degree is a plus. Must have extensive senior leadership experience and a proven track record in team building. Must be able to manage rapid growth of Enough Is Enough.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports, legal documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations for grants; write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; efficiently respond to questions from sponsors and partners, and members of the community; communicate effectively in both written and oral form; and, effectively present information to the CEO and Board of Directors.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the principles and techniques of research grant administration; contract administration and negotiation; fiscal and organizational management; principles and practices of marketing; public relations and communication; and experience in non-profit fundraising. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities; negotiate and administer contracts; work commercial vendors, government agencies, community groups and other organizations as necessary; communicate effectively in both written and oral forms; exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.
How to Apply: Please send resume to Lillian Schoeppler via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applicants should present two personal and two professional letters of reference at interview.