ABOUT BEACON HILL VILLAGE:
Beacon Hill Village (BHV) is a non-profit, membership organization (incorporated by State legislation in 2001) serving older adults (median age-78). The mission of Beacon Hill Village (www.beaconhillvillage.org) is to enable our members to remain in their homes and in multi-generational neighborhoods by providing programs and needed services. We provide social, cultural and educational activities and exercise opportunities as well as access to household and home health services. Our 350+ members live primarily in six central Boston neighborhoods.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Beacon Hill Village seeks an Executive Director to work closely and collaborate with the Board of Directors, its many committees, affinity groups and individual members. The Executive Director operates under the oversight of the Board and reports to the President.
o Leads a staff of four individuals (three full-time and one part-time) whose responsibilities include programs, services, enrollment and financial bookkeeping in BHV’s office.
o Ensures all operational policies and procedures are followed, including ongoing evaluation of same and modifies as needed.
o Creates and executes a marketing and communication plan to attract new members and evaluate existing membership base and membership benefits.
o Identifies new means to attract and build the volunteer base in the community; supports the existing volunteer program.
o Works with and leverages the Board to identify new grant and funding opportunities (targeting individuals, foundations and businesses) with a focus on increasing support for the low/moderate income membership programs.
o Contributes to the overall strategic objectives of BHV.
o Promotes BHV in our service area and the community beyond, including media contacts.
o Represents BHV in the national Village-to-Village Network.
o Explores opportunities to collaborate and form working partnerships with neighborhood organizations.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
o Experience leading a nonprofit organization and working with a Board.
o Strong interpersonal skills for working with both staff and volunteers including empathy and patience and an understanding of the issues of aging.
o Strong project management skills and problem solving skills including the ability to estimate project costs and revenues and monitor all projected targets, including proposed project scheduling.
o High energy, positive, and team-oriented attitude.
o Well-organized and high attention to detail.
o Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise and motivate staff.
o Ability to juggle multiple demands from many sources.
o Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, and Google tools. Ability to learn new software applications. Knowledge of social media a plus.
o Excellent communication skills, including public speaking in various settings.
o Knowledge of the Boston community and its resources.
Bachelors and/or a Master’s Degree in a relevant field is desirable. A degree in public Health, Social Welfare, Management or related field is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered. Successful leadership and non-profit management essential.
$110,000 to $120,000, commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, earned sick time, holidays and a contribution to health insurance.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email your cover letter and resumé to EDsearch@beaconhillvillage.org.
Letter should emphasize why you should be selected. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. Interviews with top candidates vetted by our Search Committee will begin on or before July 31, 2023.