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Women's City Club of New York (Executive Director (Search closed))

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Professional

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree highly desirable

• A minimum of 7 years of leadership experience including at senior level with a non-profit organization, public agency, membership association or as a successful leader with business experience and a highly transferable skill set

• Proven evidence of strong managerial and administrative skills resulting in the efficient management of an agency or multiple programs

• Track record of motivating, leading, managing and delegating responsibilities to a skilled staff and evidence of success in recruiting and retaining mid and senior level employees

• Proven track record in fundraising, with experience in identifying, cultivating, and securing support from foundations, major donors, and other individuals

• Financial acumen, budget oversight and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

• Facility in public speaking and public relations with proven excellence in effective oral and written communication

• Good listening and communication skills with an ability to distill information and communicate it to various audiences working collaboratively with the Board, task forces, and members to harness their skills and energy

• Success working with an active membership, with the leadership skills to engage and inspire and the self-confidence to allow others to take initiative where appropriate

• Knowledge and experience in one or more of WCC’s program areas with background in advocacy and connection with New York City leaders being a plus

• Comfort level with social media and how to use it to brand WCC to further its visibility within New York City

Personal

• Commitment to ensuring that WCC is the go-to organization for New Yorkers looking for stimulating content in its various program areas

• Strong emotional intelligence with ability to delegate and to give credit to others for successful achievements

• Visionary leader, strategic thinker and problem solver who is skilled in multi-tasking and prioritizing output and who has unquestioned integrity and values

• Intentional listening and communication skills with ability to interact interpersonally at all levels

• Competent, creative, collaborative, client-centered, charismatic and confident

• Empathetic, entrepreneurial, energetic , flexible, diplomatic, innovative and patient