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Paper Kite is looking for our next top Executive Officer

8 November 2010


Our Executive Director is responsible for the successful management of Paper Kite according to the strategic direction set by our Board.  The Executive Director works closely with and acts as a resource for our Board and other volunteers to successfully develop and implement our programs and policies.

Specific roles and responsibilities include:

  • Maintains relationships with our Board members and other volunteers; works closely with our President and Vice President
  • Provides guidance and information leading to programs and policy adoption
  • Works with our Board to ensure Paper Kite is effectively organized
  • Acts as an advisor to our Board on all aspects of Paper Kite’s activities, including when to seek outside professional advice
  • Identifies, assesses, and informs our Board of internal and external issues that affect Paper Kite
  • Identifies and evaluates the risks to Paper Kite’s people (volunteers, clients, Board), property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks
  • Drafts policies for the approval of our Board and prepares procedures to implement the organizational policies; reviews existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to our Board as appropriate
  • Oversees the implementation of program and policy decisions of our Board
  • Works with our Board to develop and maintain a strategic planning process with short- and long-range objectives
  • Ensures the development of annual operational plans with goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the charity as defined by our Board
  • Leads our Fundraising Director and Public Relations Director to develop our annual public relations and fundraising strategy for Board approval
  • Reports regularly and is accountable to our Board
  • Attends and participates (without vote) in our Board meetings
  • Coordinates and issues an annual operations report at the end of each year
  • Participates in our fundraising activities as appropriate

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