Executive Director - Houston

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Positive Coaching Alliance

Houston, TX 77001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
ABOUT POSITIVE COACHING ALLIANCE Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) () is a national nonprofit organization founded at the Stanford University Department of Athletics in 1998. PCA provides training to coaches, parents, youth athletes, and youth sports organization leaders on how to use the youth sports experience to teach young athletes positive character traits and "life lessons" and to develop not only Better Athletes but more importantly Better People! Through partnerships with more than 3,000 schools and youth sports organizations (YSOs), PCA has conducted 18,000+ workshops for leaders, coaches, parents and athletes on using sports to teach life lessons. PCA is headquartered in Mountain View (CA), with Chapters in 18 cities, states and regions. ABOUT THE PCA - HOUSTON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Positive Coaching Alliance is seeking a leader and successful fundraiser to fill the position of Chapter Executive Director (CED) for the Houston Chapter of PCA. The CED is responsible for the success of PCA under the general oversight of the PCA - Houston Board. The CED will report to the Vice President for Field Operations who is located in Colorado, and the PCA-Houston Board. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The CED is responsible for the ultimate success of PCA - Houston, including but not limited to:
  • Annual Fundraising - In conjunction with Board and National PCA staff, develop and implement a successful fund-raising plan to raise the required revenue to sustain PCA-Houston - Cultivate relationships with a pipeline of prospects and solicit donors - Raise funds for "scholarship" workshops for schools and youth sports organizations (YSOs) serving underserved communities - Work with the local corporations to support PCA - Houston activities - Ensure gifts are acknowledged in a timely manner and actively steward donors - Oversee and manage special events to raise funds and gain new donors
  • Board Management and Development - Work with Board Chair and Committee/Task Force Chairs to engage every Board member - Work with the Board Chairs to schedule, organize agendas and prepare materials for Board Meetings - Work with Board to raise funds necessary to establish long-term viability of PCA - Houston - Keep the Board informed on financial and programmatic conditions - Assist Board members in publicizing and promoting PCA - Houston through the various networks in creating a "buzz" to enhance success in partnership development, trainer recruitment, fund-raising and special events - Work with PCA - Houston Board to develop, implement and evaluate a long-term strategy for PCA - Cultivate a talent pool of local leaders as future Board members
  • Operations Leadership and Management - Prepare and manage annual budget and execute sound financial practices - Meet or exceed annual contribution and earned income goals - Keep abreast of best practices in the youth sports field and the nonprofit sector - Recruit, hire & manage PCA - Houston staff in consultation with PCA - Houston Board and relevant national functional directors-Field Operations, Partner Development (sales), Training and Development in PCA headquarters to ensure performance standards are met - Ensure sound human resource practices are followed, including keeping accurate staff job descriptions and conducting regular performance evaluations - Maintain official records and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations - Maintain an organizational culture reflecting the "PCA Way" so PCA - Houston staff flourish, grow and are successful
  • Community Relations and Public Outreach - Create a sense of excitement about PCA programs in Houston - Reach out to the local media to inform the public about PCA programs and successes - Develop relationships with business, philanthropic, academic and government leaders - Engage Board members to make introductions to influential individuals & organizations - Manage PCA - Houston web site, and edit and publish local newsletter/blog - Ensure that PCA - Houston events are conducted in professional and appealing manner
  • Add value to the PCA Movement nationwide - Manage local operations in accordance with PCA National procedures - Provide input to improving PCA general operating practices - Serve as resource to Executive Directors in other cities - Contribute to PCA as a learning organization QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS OF IDEAL CANDIDATES - Passion for the PCA cause - Proven success in nonprofit fundraising and/or commercial sales - Proven success working with and managing a nonprofit Board - Proven record of operating an office with full P&L responsibilities - Self-starter with entrepreneurial mind-set, teachable spirit & willingness to think out of the box - Team player who works cooperatively with all staff, especially the national functional managers - 5+ years of general management experience - Professional network within the Houston community - Outstanding verbal, writing and presentation skill - Able to work on weeknights and weekends on occasion - Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred The compensation plan consisting of salary plus annual bonus is commensurate with experience. BENEFITS - Medical, dental and vision - Long term disability - 403(b) retirement plan - 11 holidays a year - 12 vacation days and 12 sick days starting first year
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