Mission: Hospitality House Youth Development provides a Christian outreach focused on the spiritual, intellectual, and physical development of inner-city youth and their families.
Vision: By opening doors of opportunity, at-risk youth will be equipped to lead with integrity, broken families will be restored, and our North Minneapolis community will be rebuilt.
Exhibiting and relying on a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, the Executive Direction leads HHYD as an organization inspired and guided by a Christ-centered focus.
Reporting to the Board Chair and driving the mission and vision of HHYD, the Executive Director is responsible and accountable for providing guidance and strategic direction to the organization while overseeing the fundraising and community relations, program and service delivery, and operations and finances.
Christ-Centered Visionary Leadership
Lead by exhibiting a passion for Jesus Christ, a deep, personal faith, staff discipleship, and dependence and commitment to prayer.
Work closely with board directors and committees to assess and address issues affecting the organization.
In collaboration with staff and the board of directors, establish strategic business plans for achieving goals and objectives. Review and report progress annually.
Plan monthly Board meeting agendas with the Board Chair and provide relevant reports, materials, and information as needed for discussion.
Identify and address staffing requirements for efficient operations, successful programming, community engagement, and fundraising.
Maintain a strong work culture that attracts and retains people while driving the organization’s mission
Establish a work plan, measurable goals, and a professional development plan with direct reports. Periodically review progress towards those efforts and take corrective measures as needed.
Fundraising and Community Relations
Oversee the functions of the development office to meet the annual fundraising goals by securing financial support from foundations, corporations, churches and individual donors
Work with staff and board on annual fundraising benefits and additional events, and oversee all external communications, including website, marketing collateral, newsletters, and social media
Serve as the face of the organization and participate in external events to increase visibility, credibility, and market brand, and develop strategic partnerships to increase community awareness and expand programs
Ensure that the organization and its mission, vision, programs, and services are consistently presented in a Christ-centered positive image to stakeholders and the general public.
Develop and nurture strong relationships with other community leaders in schools, churches, coaching, law enforcement and other organizations.
Seek to develop and nurture strong relationships with media.
Program and Service Delivery
Ensure the quality and effectiveness of services and programs by listening to stakeholders, aligning with the organization's goals, allocating sufficient resources, and using information garnered through evaluation to make decisions and strengthen programs.
Oversee design, marketing, promotion and delivery of programs and services
Oversee selection of educational, sports and other program curricula.
Operations and Finance
Responsible stewardship of resources and effective financial management.
In partnership with the Controller and Board Finance Committee, oversee the preparation and continuous management of the annual budget
Ensure all personnel policies and procedures fully conform to current local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Required skills and qualifications
Five or more years of experience in management, preferably with nonprofit organizations
Have an authentic faith in Jesus Christ—living out the gospel in work and life.
Passion for urban young people from multicultural backgrounds and the community HHYD serves
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in non-profit management, business or related field
Desired skills and qualifications
Strong experience in fundraising, public relations, and marketing
Knowledge of leadership and management principles for nonprofit organizations
Proven success working with a board of directors
Entrepreneurial mindset with an innovative approach to ministry planning
Dynamic and charismatic team player who enjoys being the public face of an organization
Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
Experience in managing budgets
Salary Range: $110,000 - $115,000
Resumes and cover letters can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Preference given to applicants submitting materials by September 1, 2023.