DRG Executive Search Consultants

Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden (Chief Executive Officer (Search closed))

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• At least 10 years progressive senior level management and organizational leadership experience.

• Demonstrated track record of performance excellence in a multi-faceted similarly-sized nonprofit institution.

• Understanding of and successful professional experience in all areas of fundraising, planning, implementation, and financial resource development. A proven track record and the willingness and desire to be personally involved with these efforts are required. Experience with cultivation and solicitation of major donors is critical.

• Strong leadership skills with a philosophy and style that encourages creativity, growth, collaboration, problem solving, open communication, and accountability.

• Experience overseeing physical plants, capital construction or renovation.

• Proven effectiveness in serving as a spokesperson and representative with funders, community leaders, government officials, the media, and other stakeholders.

• Exceptional leadership, supervisory, and team-building skills in a nonprofit environment that involves significant volunteer participation.

• Track record of building and motivating a Board of Directors.

• Financial management experience (budget development and management).

• Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.


• A creative and skillful professional able to motivate others and instill a positive work ethic.

• An open and inclusive style that encourages teamwork and acknowledges enthusiasm and success.

• Ability to present as a confident, informed, and inspiring leader and spokesperson.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Superior active listening, observation, analytical, and problem recognition and solving skills.

• Ability to make sound judgments independently and to take initiative.

• Well-disciplined and results-oriented self-starter who is extremely resourceful and resilient.

• Extroverted, outgoing, and entrepreneurial.

• A strategic, creative, and original thinker.