BYEP Executive Director Job Description

The Executive Director is the management leader at Big Sky Youth Empowerment (BYEP) and is responsible for the following roles:

Administration: The Executive Director has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of BYEP. S/he works with staff to develop, maintain, and use systems and resources that facilitate the effective operation of BYEP.

Fundraising: The Executive Director, in partnership with the board and development staff, is responsible for implementing fundraising systems and strategies that enable BYEP to meet its financial development goals and carry out its programs and operations. S/he should have an understanding of donor segmentation and database (Salesforce) management.

Communications & Public Relations: The Executive Director serves as a primary spokesperson and public face for BYEP. This role has three major components: effectively promoting BYEP, advocating for the mission and work of BYEP, and building relationships with constituent or stakeholder groups critical to the success of BYEP.

Planning: Preparing for the future is one of the most critical leadership responsibilities of the Executive Director. Working with the board and staff, s/he must develop a shared vision for the future of BYEP, build understanding around the mission, and develop appropriate goals and strategies to advance that mission.

Financial Management: Ensuring that resources are managed wisely is especially important. The Executive Director’s role is to see that BYEP’s goals and strategic plan serve as the basis for sound financial management, that solid budgeting and accounting systems are in place, and that appropriate financial controls and risk-management strategies protect BYEP’s assets.

Board Relations: Together, the Executive Director and the board form the leadership team of BYEP. Each arm of the team draws upon its own unique strengths and abilities. The Executive Director and board have joint responsibility for developing and maintaining a strong working relationship and a system for sharing information that enables the board to effectively carry out its governance role.

Qualifications: Minimum 5 years relevant experience | Undergraduate degree in related field required | Master’s degree in related field preferred Compensation | Full time, exempt | Salary | $65,000 - $75,000, DOE | Insurance | 100% health, dental, and vision | Retirement | 3% matching contribution to an IRA

Apply: Send cover letter and resume to pete.macfadyen@byep.org as 2 individual PDF documents. We will send confirmation of receipt and will provide you with additional information about the possibility of an interview