Bilingual Executive Director - Battle Creek

Management Business Solutions Battle Creek, MI 2019-04-19

Description:

Management Business Solutions has been retained by Voces to be a “value-add” partner to their recruitment for this position. As a solution-based staffing organization; we have aligned our processes to mirror our client’s talent strategies to identify, screen and recruit qualified candidates.

SUMMARY: Voces is seeking a candidate that has a passion for community relationship development for an Executive Director position in Battle Creek, MI. This person will be responsible for strategizing and overseeing program development activities and increased community engagement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise day-to-day operations, oversee strategic direction and program development and management, and design administrative policies and procedures as needed.

Serve as a trusted and effective advocate for the Latino community, being its public face and voice with a dedication to excellent communication skills, both verbal and writing.

Guided by Voces’ core values, engage constituents in developing and expanding Voces’ programs to build on our community’s strengths and to address community needs, and monitor progress towards meeting those needs through evaluation and learning.

Develop and maintain partnerships with diverse stakeholders and constituents through excellent interpersonal skills, including community members, funders and partner organizations locally, statewide and nationally.

Collaborate with and support the Board of Directors, and prepare reports as needed for the Board of Directors, funders, state/federal authorities and partners.

Supervise and support a dynamic team of staff members and volunteers in a way that promotes their professional growth and ability to effectively carry out the organization’s mission; oversee human resources.

Serve as a model for staff and volunteers by showcasing excellent organizational, recordkeeping and computer skills, including the management of a cloud storage system (G Suite) and online customer database (Salesforce CRM)

Oversee financial management and provide leadership in fund development and financial planning by developing and managing organizational and program budgets.

Secure funding through grant writing to diverse funders, the development of special events, the cultivation of donors, and creating innovative business opportunities.

Adapt to changing circumstances and ambiguity with a strong ability and willingness to learn new things, work across diverse areas, and to understand and creatively solve complex problems.

Other duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Spoken fluency in both Spanish/English required. Written fluency in Spanish a plus, though not required.

Bicultural identity and/or strong connection to Latino/Hispanic community preferred.

Commitment to Voces’ mission and deep knowledge and experience working with the Latino/Hispanic community.

Must be able to demonstrate from past personal and/or professional experiences a proven ability to successfully lead an organization.

Past management experience strongly preferred.

MANAGEMENT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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