Executive Director Assignments and Responsibilities
Actively pursue donations from individuals and businesses
Build and maintain an extensive and responsive donor base
Research, prepare, and submit grants to support library programs
Organize and support FCLF sponsored special fundraising events and campaigns
Support the work of the Foundation board and its committees
Maintain the required records of FCLF
Assure that FCLF complies with all applicable federal and state government regulations
Manage the financial affairs and adopted policies of FCLF
Help create and implement Foundation’s Strategic Plan
Accept, record, and acknowledge donor gifts and pledges and report regularly to the
Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for FCLF events or projects
Assist in the recruitment, orientation, and development of Foundation board members
Increase visibility of the Foundation and the Friends
Represent Foundation at public events
Collaborate with library staff for marketing and public relations efforts
Cultivate mutually beneficial community partnerships
Bordering Glacier National Park, Flathead County has 90,000 residents and offers tremendous recreational opportunities. The Flathead County Library has a main library in Kalispell and branches in Bigfork, Columbia Falls, and Marion.
The Flathead County Library Foundation works to enhance and support the programs, facilities, and patron services of the Flathead County Library System through fundraising and acceptance of charitable gifts.
Requirements and Qualifications
Experience with successful fundraising efforts
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective problem-solving skills
Effective time management
Strong written and verbal communication skills
This position requires travel throughout Flathead County; valid driver’s license and means of transportation required. Some evenings, weekend, and holiday work may occur for Foundation and Library meetings and events. Attendance at Foundation meetings and events is required.
Please send letter of interest, a resume, and three professional references, in an easily readable format to Anne Biby at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on April 29, 2013.
Direct any questions to Kim Crowley at email@example.com or 406-758-5826.
Flathead County Library Foundation website: http://www.flatheadcountylibraryfoundation.org/
Flathead County Library: http://www.flatheadcountylibrary.org
Library Facebook page: http://facebook.com/flatheadcountylibrary