Over the course of the past 18 months, we have entered a new era of work. For many, that has meant searching for a new role that is in line with their values, and their life goals. Whether you are a nonprofit professional looking to lead an impactful organization, or are an experienced public or private sector leader looking to transition into mission-driven work, check out these four nonprofit senior leadership positions below. 

 

1. Managing Director, Team Gleason 

Team Gleason is seeking an experienced and effective leader to build upon the organization’s success and lead Team Gleason through its next chapter of growth. The Managing Director will serve as the head of the organization, closely collaborating with the Executive Director, Chief of Staff, and Advisory Committee to develop and implement organizational strategy.

The ideal candidate will bring years of organizational and personnel management, helping to further structure and professionalize Team Gleason, now in its tenth year. Through effective decision making, a collaborative and supportive culture, and a proclivity for creating actionable plans, the new Managing Director of Team Gleason will help broaden and deepen the organization’s impact on the ALS community.

Review the full job description & how to apply here.

 

2. Director of Programs & Clinical Services, Raintree Children & Family Services

Raintree’s Director of Programs and Clinical Services will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the organization’s programs. The ideal candidate cares deeply about Raintree’s mission, has a background in clinical services, and is able to: 1) supervise a team of program staff; 2) formalize and improve the programs’ systems, evaluation, and processes; 3) update program policies and documentation; and 4) develop, launch, and oversee new programs, as necessary.

An ideal candidate brings interpersonal, management, and communication skills to the position, is familiar and comfortable with the communities that Raintree serves, and has a track record of making autonomous decisions that result in improved operations in a case management or family services environment. An ideal candidate feels comfortable dealing with crisis and conflict and will maintain compliance and accreditation standards. An ideal candidate also is highly comfortable setting goals, and developing and implementing work plans to meet those goals. The position reports to the Executive Director. The Director of Programs and Clinical Services is a member of the Raintree Executive Leadership Team.

Review the full job description & how to apply here.

 

3. Director of Development, Raintree Children & Family Services

Raintree’s Director of Development will be responsible for creating and implementing the organization’s fundraising strategy and development plan. The ideal candidate cares deeply about Raintree’s mission and is able to: 1) develop new relationships with supporters; 2) maintain current relationships with supporters; 3) successfully manage and execute grant applications; and 4) coordinate fundraising efforts and events.

This role will include managing the day-to-day operations of development efforts, deepening and expanding Raintree’s relationships with funders and donors, and working with Raintree’s marketing department. An ideal candidate brings strong fundraising, grant writing, event planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills to the position, and has a track record of identifying and securing large grants and building positive and sustained relationships with funders and donors. An ideal candidate is enthusiastic about attending networking events and acting as an ambassador for Raintree. The position reports to the Executive Director. The Director of Development is a member of the Raintree Executive Leadership Team.

Review the full job description & how to apply here.

 

4. Executive Director, New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce

The Executive Director is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. He/she demonstrates expertise in strategic planning, member sales and services, program management, economic development, public policy, nonprofit governance and operations, finance and accounting, public speaking, and fundraising. He/she has full responsibility for profit and loss, fiscal stability, and compliance. He/she will be a dynamic leader who can manage current programs while developing new initiatives and partnerships with other business and community organizations to achieve regional goals and objectives.

In program development and administration, the Executive Director will enhance the organization’s effectiveness by providing professional management support, representing the Chamber, and support operations by maintaining office systems. This role is a highly visible role within local, regional, state and national business arenas. The successful candidate must be willing and able to engage and navigate in a variety of situations that require emotional intelligence, patience, effective communications, compassion, tough-mindedness, leadership, vision and execution of Board established initiatives. Demonstrated experience creating systems, ability to build a service-oriented volunteer and paid staff, and successful results orientation within a member association are the foundation necessary for NORBCC’s next growth phase.

Review the full job description & how to apply here.

Palmer Mills

Palmer Mills

Senior Associate at trepwise
Palmer supports all facets of client engagements, as well as the growth of trepwise internally, managing the trepwork for good CSR program and supporting the firm's marketing, brand, and culture initiatives. When she's not at trepwise, you can find Palmer performing with Melange Dance Company or outside soaking up the New Orleans sun.
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