Executive Director

Position Summary
Power Packs Project is seeking a highly motivated and independent Executive Director to lead the growth of our program in central Pennsylvania and beyond. This position will oversee the Power Packs Central Team as well as Regional Directors and will report to the Power Packs Project Board of Directors through the Board President.

The Executive Director will be primarily responsible for developing the strategic direction of Power Packs in order to facilitate our growth while maintaining our strong financial position. This position will oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of our affiliate and regional programs to ensure program objectives are met; responsible for budgeting and community outreach; ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, program evaluation, fundraising and communications, marketing and human resources.

Strategic Duties and Responsibilities
The Executive Director will be responsible for the development and execution of strategy in the following areas:

Growth of Power Packs Project in Central PA and beyond which includes creating an organizational structure to support that growth.

Fundraise to maintain the financial health and growth of Power Packs through a variety of means including, but not limited to, donations, grants and events.

Maintain high awareness of Power Packs in current areas and increase awareness in newly entered regions through marketing programs and networking discipline.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Provide leadership in order to foster a highly functional work environment built on a culture of collaboration and respect.

Communicate strategic direction to regional directors in order to achieve the goals outlined in the strategic plan.

Provide oversight of programs to ensure that standards for food sourcing, food delivery and recipe quality are met while keeping expenses within acceptable parameters.

Maintain efficiency in all operational and logistical aspects of Power Packs.

Recruit, onboard and train new staff and board members.

Preparation and achievement of annual budget.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum 5 years professional leadership experience preferred.
Transparent and high integrity leadership
Ability to achieve results by working through others
Day-to-day financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making, and reporting
Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development, and task facilitation
Ability to convey a vision of Power Packs Project's strategic future to board, staff, volunteers, and donors
Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations specific to the nonprofit sector
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience managing and working with volunteers
Ability to interface and engage donor groups
Strong public speaking ability
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Time management and prioritization required
Strong computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
Interpersonal and relational skills, as well as demonstrating sensitivity to people of varied economic and cultural backgrounds
Detail-oriented and accurate

NOTE
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.

Email Resume and Cover Letter to: jobspowerpacks@gmail.com