Chief Executive Officer

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Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for SSWE, INC. staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.


Leadership & Management:

* Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals

* Actively engage and energize SSWE, INC. Nonprofit volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders

* Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors: serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local operations as well as for the national rollout

* Lead, coach, develop and retain SSWE, INC. Nonprofit’s high-performance senior management team Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

Fundraising & Communications:

* Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion while simultaneously retiring building debt

* Deepen and refine all aspects of communications-from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand

* Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

Planning & New Business:

* Design the national expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new markets

* Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders at each expansion site

* Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication


The CEO will be thoroughly committed to SSWE, INC. Nonprofit’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

* Unwavering commitment to quality programs 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 with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships

* Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of cultures

* Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

* Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning

* Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed



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6541 N. Orange Blossom Trl, 600Orlando, FL 32810



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  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 to 2 years
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide ran

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