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Healthy Waltham Inc. Executive Director

Job Description, May, 2015

Position Overview:

Healthy Waltham’s Executive Director (ED) has overall responsibility for the smooth functioning of the organization, including management of staff and programs, and execution of its mission and financial objectives. The ED reports to the Board of Directors.


In the area of Leadership, the ED will:

  • Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a strong board of directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing mission work, maintain positive relationship with board members.
  • Advocate for and promote change as related to HW mission in a diverse community.

In the areas of Management and Budget, the Executive Director will:

  • Work with the staff, Finance Committee, and the board in preparing a budget; see that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Jointly with the board of directors, conduct official correspondence of the organization, and jointly, with designated officers, execute legal documents.
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate staff and interns.

In the areas of Fundraising & Community Outreach, the ED will:

  • Oversee fundraising planning and implementation, including growing donor base, securing and managing grants, designing and implementing annual appeals and fundraising events, and administering fundraising records and documentation.
  • Ensure that HW, its mission and activities, are consistently presented in strong, positive images to all stakeholders, including funders, partner and other community organizations, youth, families, general community members, and the media.
  • Actively participate in regional, state, city and local level steering committees, subcommittees, coalitions and advisory boards.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations

Start Date: July 1, 2015

Salary: $40,000 – $45,000 (25 hours per week)

Benefits: Negotiable

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