Executive Director

The Cultural Landscape Foundation

The TCLF Executive Director will be responsible for leading the operations of the organization, managing staff, identifying new business opportunities, driving fundraising, building internal and external relationships, reviewing and negotiating contracts, and enhancing the presence of TCLF both locally and nationally. This role will require interacting with the Board of Directors and other critical stakeholders groups who influence the overall direction and vision of TCLF.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain knowledge of TCLF programs, constituents, and areas of expertise
  • Ensure consistent quality of all TCLF functions
  • Ensure rigorous evaluations of programs, programming visuals / graphics, and written content
  • Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals of the organization
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain talent
  • Identify program strategy and opportunities
  • Ensure the finances are managed appropriately
  • Ensure TCLF operations are responsibly and sustainably managed
  • Build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders and political / community leaders
  • Be a public persona for TCLF’s community programs
  • Publish and communicate national and local program results to serve as a model for regional and national replication
  • Expand fundraising activities
  • Create strategic capital / fundraising plans
  • Engage and involve the Board of Directors in ongoing operations and new opportunities
  • Effectively communicate success metrics to key constituents

Prior roles and responsibilities

  • Led complex and large fundraising initiatives
  • Has a track record of building strong relationships with donors and other key stakeholders
  • Managed multiple programs in different locations concurrently
  • Led effective expansion of an organization into broader markets
  • Led effective expansion of brand awareness through online / social outlets

Broadening Experiences

  • Has worked closely with board members
  • Demonstrated interest in landscaping architecture / has work experiences in relevant field (strongly preferred)
  • Led and managed employees from diverse backgrounds / contexts
Washington, DC
Due Date: 
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on July 31, 2017 - 6:50am