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Executive Director - MCRA

Company: Baton Rouge General
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Manage Others: No Contact information Name: Phone: 2253816930 Email: Description KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executes MCRA strategic plan in collaboration with staff, board, membership, and partners. MCRA's strategic plan provides the path for achieving desired goals pertaining to the organization's goals and priorities.
  • Leads and manages MCRA by facilitating the vision, mission, and values of the Board of Directors, developing credible network relationships with constituent organizations within the community and surrounding region. Cultivates new donor relationships and development opportunities.
  • Strengthens the political and administrative conditions within the Mid City community in Baton Rouge to ensure effective community planning and organization; effective communication with MCRA businesses; effective management and coordination of programs, services and partners including the public and private sector at all levels.
  • Communicates regularly with the Board of Directors, managers, staff, external stakeholders, and the public through in-person meetings, community forums, email, newsletters and written reports about trends and events of importance to the organization and the public.
  • Delivers high-quality programming that engages the membership and strengthens local community economic efforts; promotes cross-sector collaboration and develops new key partnerships. EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/CHARACTERISTICS The Executive Director position requires a visionary, mission-oriented, and entrepreneurial individual who thrives in a dynamic environment. Ideal candidates for this position will bring a variety of valuable experiences and attributes that include but are not limited to:
    • Effective leadership related to affordable housing, mission-driven community economic development and/or real estate development. Success collaborating with boards, local government, and elected officials.
    • Ability to lead multiple projects with a performance-driven focus and a dedication to the equitable development and expanded economic opportunities in the Mid City and Baton Rouge areas.
    • Develops innovative strategies for fundraising and philanthropy campaigns in not-for-profit settings.
    • Extensive leadership experience with not-for-profit organizations accompanied by notable business acumen.
    • Engages with community leaders and key stakeholder groups to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of the MCRA experience.
    • Exceptional communicator with well-developed interpersonal abilities who can rapidly establish credibility and trust with a broad range of individuals and entities. Resourceful and creative with advanced critical thinking and writing skills.
    • Encourages team building and development of core staff members to foster a forward-thinking and inclusive environment.
    • Person of high moral character who demonstrates consistency and acts according to a clear and visible set of values and beliefs; ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality. Requirements EDUCATION The ideal candidate for this position will have a record of success in not-for-profit settings with a background in urban planning and fundraising preferred. Business or other related degree required. Experience in lieu of degree will be accepted.

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