CEO

Young Singers of the Palm Beaches - West Palm Beach, FL

Part-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $98,000 a year
Skills
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, Inc.—yspb.org

Job Description for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). YSPB is already one of Florida’s most established and successful community choirs. We’re looking for an entrepreneurial CEO that will lead the organization through its next phase of growth and development, growing our core program and leading exploration into new opportunities.

With an annual budget over $900,000, YSPB is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization comprised of singers in grades 2-12 from all parts of Palm Beach County's diverse racial, ethnic, geographic, and socio-economic communities. Impacting more than 1,200 children in Palm Beach County, we believe that music education of children is an important resource in the development of productive participants in our society.

The CEO serves as the chief staff officer for the organization, and is accountable to steward the successful accomplishment of the mission and administration of the organization. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is an ex-officio member of the Board and all committees.

Primary responsibilities:
Promote member value and membership growth.
Oversee Programs (Prime Time, Choir in the Glades), and ensure that all policies and procedures established by the Board are adhered to by all members of the organization.
Manage and actively participate in the operations of the organization in support of program delivery and volunteer opportunities.
Supervise all staff and contractors.
Oversee and manage the accounting, budgeting, and financial operations of the organization.
Work with the Board of Directors to develop and maintain strategic partnerships, and develop, coordinate, and expand financial sponsors.

Qualifications:
Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with youth members, full- and part-time staff, the board of directors, volunteers, community leaders, and donors.
Solid financial analysis aptitude, budget planning and management, exceptional problem solving and negotiating skills. Profit & loss (P&L) responsibility and oversight for a similar size organization.
History with creating and implementing comprehensive strategic fund raising plans, including grant writing. Experience in community relations, organizational development, and strategic planning.
A fair and thoughtful approach to management, and the ability to collaborate with, and provide appropriate autonomy to senior staff members.
Capable of working across multiple projects and programs - under pressure, within budget constraints, and while meeting deadlines.
The applicant must be passionate about cultural arts and youth development. We offer employees an outstanding culture and the opportunity to make a difference in hundreds of children’s lives. If you are highly motivated, and would enjoy the diversity of challenges and opportunities that YSPB provides, please send your resume, references and salary requirements to: ceohire@yspb.org.