(APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED) Executive Director Job Description
The Executive Director (ED) assists the Board of Directors of Durham Central Park, Inc. (DCP) in carrying out its mission of creating a unique, 5-acre urban park that offers a venue for a variety of cultural activities that engage the diverse Durham community in activities focusing on the arts, recreation, natural beauty and community building.
As key staff person for this dynamic non-profit organization, the ED is involved to some degree in every facet of operations and activities. The ED works closely with an active Board, its Executive Committee and other project-oriented committees to achieve organizational goals. Although the board and hired staff might help accomplish some of the duties described below, the ED is responsible for getting the job done. The ED reports to the Board of Directors, with day-to-day supervision from the Board’s Executive Committee.
Prefer to have ED live in Durham and have personal knowledge of the Durham community, business experience as well as experience working with non-profits.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Financial and organizational management
- Fundraising development
- Community engagement
- Event Planning and volunteer recruitment
- Property management
- Branding, Publicizing and Social Media
- Proven track record of independent management
- Business background
- Flexible time sometimes with weekend duties
- Proficient computer skills
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Sense of humor, good team player and maturity
- Interest in DCP and community building
Hours and Salary:
Flexible hours. Salary commensurate with experience.
We are hoping to hire someone no later than May 15 and could do so earlier if need be.
Please send resumes to Durham Central Park, Inc., PO Box 1526, Durham, NC 27702 or email to [email protected]