Seeking an energetic and qualified candidate to fill the position of Executive Director of the Living With Change Foundation (the “Foundation”) – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in January, 2018 that is dedicated to providing education, resources, support, and advocacy to families, friends, teachers, and the community while fostering confidence and acceptance through change.
This is a highly visible position at a rapidly growing non-profit organization that has potential for nationwide reach. The Foundation serves a unique population that has been historically underserved with a varying geographical and economic make-up.
The right candidate will possess a strong skill set in the following areas: administration, leadership, management (including development and management of high-performance teams and budget management), fundraising for sustainability and finance, communications, planning, strategizing, marketing, problem-solving, organization, time-management, efficiency, and often, whatever else comes his/her/their way. The right candidate will also possess the following interpersonal skills: ability collaborate, connect, and leave a good impression. This person must be action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, innovative, and self-directed.
Previous experience (minimum of [3-5] years) as an executive director of a start-up non-profit with annual revenue of at least $1MM;
Ability to communicate passion and excitement for the organization’s mission
Background in building relationships within a community;
Demonstration of fundraising success;
Excellent oral and written skills;
Demonstration of leadership through self-awareness, adaptability, effective communication, inspiration of others to excel, setting the vision, and guiding others through change; and
Intelligence, integrity, and a good sense of humor.
At least [ten] years’ experience in a management role;
An advanced degree, particularly, a Master’s of Business Administration; and
Experience with non-profits that have a national or large regional footprint.
Living With Change supports a commitment to fostering collaborative relationships on a local, national, and global scale with particular respect to sexual/romantic/emotional attraction, and gender identities. LWC is an inclusive non-profit that provides education, support, resources, and advocacy for the LGBQ+ and Transgender community in the Greater Cincinnati area and beyond. Living With Change facilitates LGBQ+ and Transgender visibility by promoting and enhancing awareness, understanding, and acceptance through collaborative relationships, LGBTQ+ specific trainings, and intersectional educational/programmatic initiatives that center around the holistic wellness of our community.
We envision a community where LGBTQ+ individuals are valued, thriving, and fully integrated as equitable citizens. Living With Change focuses on some of our most marginalized identities, trans and gender non-conforming youth in an intentional effort to capture and support all. In understanding that excellence is dependent upon diversity, equity, and inclusion, our vision is that of a world where every individual acknowledges a deep and meaningful commitment to these three ten...ets in all its forms.
In pursuit of our vision, we:
•Connect, create, and foster inclusive communities and networks
•Provide support and resources
•Advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion among all communities