Non-Profit Organization Director

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Executive Director


Job Summary: The Executive Director, in collaboration with the Board and the dedicated team, will play a vital role in developing and implementing a Strategic Plan to guide the progress of Allegheny County towards a cleaner, safer, and more visually appealing future. This position will be responsible for fostering community involvement, eliminating illegal dumping, securing necessary funding, and leading the staff in support of the non-profit's mission while ensuring efficient operations.


Key Responsibilities:

1. Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the Board and team to create an innovative Strategic Plan that defines the organization's strategy in pursuit of a cleaner, safer, and more sustainable Allegheny County.

2. Community Engagement: Work closely with communities to empower and involve residents in eradicating illegal dumping throughout Allegheny County.

3. Fundraising: Lead fundraising activities to generate the necessary funds to achieve the organization's financial targets and expand according to the strategic plan.

4. Team Leadership: Build and lead a high-performing team by recruiting, retaining, and motivating excellent staff. Provide development opportunities and delegate authority, fostering a sense of ownership in the organization's mission.

5. Staff Evaluation: Assess staff performance and ensure fair compensation and benefits.

6. Succession Planning: Implement and oversee a comprehensive succession plan for leadership, staff, and the Board to ensure the organization's ongoing growth and long-term success.

7. Board Development: Collaborate with the Governance Committee to recruit qualified Directors and Advisors, aiming for a diverse and effective Board that maximizes potential.

8. Leadership Development: Provide ongoing opportunities for Directors and staff to enhance their leadership skills, support fundraising efforts, and increase awareness of the organization's mission.

9. Volunteer Engagement: Work with the staff to attract and retain a dedicated group of volunteers who can support and promote the organization's mission.

10. Policy and Procedure Compliance: Ensure that staff and volunteers adhere to the Board-approved policies and procedures, as outlined in published guidelines and legal documents.

11. Communication: Effectively communicate policies, procedures, legal documents, meeting agendas, minutes, and other essential information to facilitate efficient governance by the Board.

12. External Representation: Act as a representative when engaging with external organizations, funders, government agencies, educational institutions, shelters, and other relevant entities.

13. Financial Oversight: Supervise financial activities to meet budgetary targets and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, reporting to the Board as required.

14. Stakeholder Engagement: Effectively communicate the mission's goals, purpose, and programs to partners, stakeholders, news media, and other potential audiences.



· Strong leadership and management skills.

· Commitment to Equity and Diversity as guiding principles for leadership decisions and actions.

· Commitment to community engagement and environmental preservation.

· Demonstrated success in fundraising and financial management.

· Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans.

· Excellent communication and public relations skills.

· Knowledge of relevant policies and regulations.

· Bachelor's degree in a related field (advanced degree preferred).

· Current or recent resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Our client is dedicated to creating a workplace that celebrates diversity, promotes equity, and encourages inclusion. They believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce fosters innovation, creativity, and better decision-making.

They are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. They actively seek candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and are dedicated to ensuring a fair and inclusive recruitment process.

They strive to create an environment where every individual, regardless of their background, feels valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is not only a part of their values but also a driver of their success as an organization.

We welcome and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position and join us in creating a workplace that reflects diversity.

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