President | Green Bay, WI

ERG Nonprofit Opportunities, Other Opportunities

President | Green Bay, WI

Position Overview: 

We seek a creative, visionary leader with a track record of significant achievement, confidence in public speaking, a strong and dynamic public presence to promote the goals of the organization and amplify the strong existing brand and reputation, executive-level development and management experience, demonstrated success for multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns – financial/tracking experience, and commitment to staff excellence and diversity.

Key Competencies:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Fundraising & Development
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Executive Presence
    • Communication skills
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Presence & poise
    • Authenticity
    • Relationship building
    • Executive Demeanor

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leadership
    • Using the power of storytelling, ignite and kindle the passion for our mission with all organization stakeholders – staff, board, volunteers, donors – propelling them to
      invite people to join in our work.
    • Build a real sense of belonging for those who have found their way to our organization, ensuring that our ecosystem is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
    • Model the leadership you look to see in others by tending to your own self-care.
  • Board Partnership
    • Build, cultivate, and nurture a true partnership with the Board of Directors built on mutual respect and trust.
    • Provide the Board of Directors with the resources, information, and training necessary to fulfill their duties and to be organizational ambassadors.
    • Actively engage with the Governance Committee to help identify prospective board members who bring the skills, attributes, and lived experience necessary for the
      board to be the best partner it can be.
  • Vision & Strategy
    • In partnership with the board and staff, align the organization around a compelling long-term vision for the future, one that can rally stakeholders and donors as we secure resources, both human and financial, to support our work.
    • Ensure the mission and core values are continually developed to provide the organization with a compass to guide us toward our vision.
    • Develop goals, strategies, and tactics in the form of annual plans as a key road map that introduces an accountability component to the strategy we develop.
    • Ensure the organization’s goals and strategic plan serve as the basis for sound financial management; that solid budgeting and accounting systems are in place; and that appropriate financial controls and risk-management strategies protect the organization’s assets.
    • Ensure the organization embodies its values and commitment to equity and diversity. Build out the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility) strategy and ensure it is woven into the fabric of the organization’s culture and work.
  • Management (People & Financial)
    • Build, lead, and retain an effective and diverse staff dedicated to the mission and with the requisite skills to be successful in their work.
    • Provide leadership and motivation to inspire staff and enthusiastically nurture a culture that encourages teamwork, innovation, and high-quality work.
    • Establish effective decision-making at all levels to ensure that voices are heard and that short- and long-term goals are met.
    • Ensure the organization is resting on a fiscally sound foundation and that relevant parties are informed about fiscal status and that financial information is communicated in a manner accessible to all.
    • Prepare budgets, plan projects, and manage the organization’s endowment and fundraising initiatives.
  • Impact
    • Oversee a programming collection that is designed with a deep understanding of the communities we serve and that aligns with our mission and our long-range plans.
    • Ensure effective systems for program evaluation, regularly evaluate the program offerings, ever mindful of the need to adapt to the needs of our communities.
    • Bring a spirit of innovation to the program work with an eye toward piloting new ideas that could be incorporated into or will maximize existing work.

Desired Education & Experience:

  • A degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Ten+ years of proven senior management experience in the business/nonprofit sectors or in a similar venue that delivers an extraordinary guest experience, with a
    track record of setting ambitious goals and effectively deploying people resources and financial capital to achieve them.
  • Solid, demonstrated skills in operations, finance, and business management are expected.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Teams, and/or other database programs; Blackbaud Altru knowledge a plus.
  • Culturally sensitive and able to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Previous management experience in a high-energy, high-volume customer service operation in a hospitality type of environment is desirable.
  • The ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and juggling many tasks simultaneously, while constantly interacting with guests in a public environment.
  • Experience working within a nonprofit environment and/or using community resources is a plus.
  • Must be flexible in working hours and environment, as many events are held outdoors, and evenings and weekends are required on occasion.

Recruiter Contact Info

Jessica Jacklin
Director of Talent – Executive Search
[email protected]


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