Little Smiles PA Executive Director

The primary functions of this role will encompass Fundraising,  Community Engagement, Event Coordination, Operations and Finance. Along with many other exciting roles.

Please send resume to jmullen@littlesmiles.org

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • The primary functions of this role will encompass:
    • Fundraising
    • Community Engagement
    • Event Coordination
    • Operations
    • Finance
  • The Executive Director will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities, applying for these partnerships, and seeing them to completion.
    • These funds are generally considered restricted unless otherwise given as “operating” grants. Gifts are received from the following:
      • Individuals (family foundations/trusts)
      • Foundations (non-family)
      • Corporations/Businesses
  • Corporate sponsorships will be an essential contributor to the growth of Little Smiles. We expect the Executive Director to formulate these relationships and oversee continued management of the partnerships.
    • These sponsors would play a key role in major events, but also facilitate ongoing activity with each Hospital
    • Potential to align a sponsor with each Hospital
  • Little Smiles PA hosts two flagship events each year: Little Smiles Stars Ball and Monte Carlo Night
    • The Executive Director will evaluate all fundraising programs to ensure they are mission
      focused with a cost/benefit analysis and will develop policies and best practices related to
      signature events
    • Research and connect Little Smiles to new third-party activities to raise funds and drive
      awareness around the Little Smiles brand
      • i.e. Golf Outings, Happy Hours, Casual Friday Fundraisers, School Fundraisers,
        Young Professional Events, Partnerships with Bars/Restaurants,etc.
  • This role will manage our Director of Community and Partnerships to ensure we are maximizing
    the number of children/caregivers we touch in the tri-state area.
    • We expect the Executive Director to drive new and innovative approaches to how Little
      Smiles PA interacts with local caregivers.
  • All branding and marketing efforts will be under the purview of the Executive Director, with the
    support of our Marketing Consultant.
    • We want to ensure all materials align with our overall mission and mirror our partners in
      Florida.
  • The Executive Director will be responsible for organizing all Board Meetings, managing internal
    initiatives, ensuring the Board adheres to all Little Smiles protocol/legislation, and building out
    annual growth goals for the organization.
  • The financial health of Little Smiles PA will be a major focus for this position:
    • The Executive Director will be asked to work closely with our Treasurer/Accountant to ensure we are maximizing funds to give back to our community. 
    • The Executive Director will be responsible for managing the overall budget and making recommendations to the Board throughout the year for the financial direction of the cause.

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years’ experience in the Non-profit space preferred
  • A proven track record in hitting fundraising goals
  • Comprehensive portfolio of relationships within the tri-state area
  • True understanding of the mission and ability to carry through all aspects of our fundraising
    events
  • Significant experience managing a non-profit budget
  • Operations acumen with a history of managing multiple resources

 

Please submit resume to jmullen@littlesmiles.org