Executive Director Job Description

Executive Director Job Description

September 26th, 2018

Also known as Chief Executive Officers or Executive Managers, Executive Directors are tasked with creating business plans, overseeing day-to-day activities, improving performance, developing organizational culture, supervising heads of departments, reporting on revenue, and directing organizational strategy.

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We are seeking a self-driven and highly competent Executive Director to lead and influence our organization towards favorable growth, and to design and direct strategies that support and enhance our organizational operations. Duties for the Executive Director will include managing company assets, optimizing financial operations, providing leadership to all staff, establishing business goals, ensuring tax compliance, advising board of directors on organizational activities, overseeing and streamlining daily operations, improving staff performance, and executing special business projects. Your exceptional stewardship and strategic planning skills as an Executive Director will aid our organization in promoting our mission and objectives, maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, achieving organizational goals, and maintaining sound financial practices.

The ideal candidate must possess a strong entrepreneurial drive, outstanding communication skills, strong leadership qualities, and good planning and organizational skills. The exceptional Executive Director should streamline our organizational operations, effectively and efficiently direct operational budgets, improve revenue, direct our business strategy, and enhance relations with the media, internal stakeholders, staff, and surrounding communities.

Executive Director Responsibilities:

  • Developing and directing organizational strategy.
  • Drafting organizational policies and philosophies.
  • Overseeing day-to-day business activities.
  • Conducting performance reviews.
  • Preparing comprehensive budgets.
  • Reporting on revenue and expenditure.
  • Engaging with community groups.
  • Creating sound business plans.
  • Coaching department heads.
  • Overseeing financial accounts.

Executive Director Requirements:

  • Masters in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Financial management experience.
  • Highly organized.
  • Project management experience.
  • Highly ethical behavior.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Motivational skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial practices.
  • Public relations and marketing knowledge.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

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