Executive Director

AIM for Mental Health - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA


Job Summary
The Executive Director has overall operational responsibility for AIM’s fundraising and awareness events, programs, and execution of its mission.

Job Description
The Executive Director will initially develop deep knowledge of the field, the community model, operations, business plan, and goals of AIM, as well as actively engage and energize volunteers, board members, event committees, donors, and partnering organizations. Strong management skills are needed to promote and expand our community model, manage Salesforce, fundraise, and grow AIM’s campaign. Responsibilities include all aspects of a business – creating reports outlining progress and finances, budgeting, administration, communications, marketing, etc.

The ED must be thoroughly committed to AIM’s mission. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors based on the Monterey Peninsula, the ED will execute on AIM’s strategic vision and will design and implement an effective fundraising strategy that charts growth. All candidates should have proven leadership and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

Advanced degree with some senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and growing a business, preferably a nonprofit; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

  • Unwavering commitment to quality work and data-driven program evaluation
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Past success working with a board of directors
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of people
  • Strong written, verbal, and communications skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning

Physical Requirements: Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone. Occasionally light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand. Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class driver’s license.

Location: Carmel, California, United States

Culture and Expectations
AIM hires team players who are passionate and want to promote our growing movement. All staff serve as ambassadors of AIM and participate in fundraising and donor stewardship activities. AIM is a positive work environment. Employees share knowledge and skills with each other. Employees are supportive of AIM and each other in and outside of work. AIM is building an exciting, dynamic movement. The energy, integrity, and loyalty of each and every employee is vital to the success of this critical campaign.

About AIM
AIM Youth Mental Health is building a movement devoted to the mental health of children, teens, and young adults by funding clinical research to find better treatments and cures, raising awareness, and improving access to effective treatments. Recognizing a huge void in the youth mental health community, AIM was founded in 2014 on the Monterey Peninsula in Central California. AIM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit incorporated in California. AIMforMentalHealth.org

AIM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused