Executive Director

MDA - Muscular Dystrophy Association - Richmond, VA4.4

Position Description:
An Executive Director (ED) is a dynamic, flexible and creative leader who will drive fundraising, relationship building, and overall community presence. You will inspire, lead, and manage a diverse team of employees through continuous feedback, mentoring and leading the team by example. You will drive the financial results of the District and MDA’s standard of excellence in the quality of services provided to the families we serve throughout a specific geographical area. The ED reports to the Regional Director and works closely with all levels of the MDA Team. The ED supervises a team including but not limited to, Associate Executive Director, Development Director, Development Specialist, Development Coordinators, and Administrative staff.

Provide direction and leadership toward the achievement of MDA’s annual objectives and budget while leading a team to success with our purpose, mission, and strategy as guiding principles.
Must effectively lead, manage and develop all District staff.
Drive new income opportunities by engaging and recruiting MDA sponsors, volunteers and community members.
Accountable for the attainment of District Team income and individual fundraising goals.
Handle fiscal accountability for significant individual and team income requirements. Provide accurate projections to Regional Director on monthly basis.
Develop and implement strategic business plans and problem solve ensuring District achievement of income and following the Business Plan.
Build a dynamic office culture that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse team of employees and volunteers by engaging families, working collaboratively with the Clinical Care team and in engaging staff in the mission.
Responsible for the hiring, training and development of the staff including mentoring, feedback, and performance reviews.
Has an ‘employee’ first mentality; as a leader of an office most of the praise, goals achieved, and successes should be on your team.
Leads and participates in the execution of major fundraising programs such as; MDA’s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy, Muscle Walk, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Social Events and other community based fundraising.
All other duties as assigned.