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One Voice Mixed Chorus

Executive Director

Location: MN - Twin Cities Metro
Type: Full Time
Category: Executive and management

City: St. Paul, MN
Salary: $58,000 – $65,000, depending on qualifications

Job description

The Executive Director is the organization’s chief executive officer, with responsibility for administrative leader of the organization, supervising all aspects of One Voice’s operations, finances, fundraising, and strategy. Working closely with the Artistic Director and Board Chair and reporting directly to the board of directors, the Executive Director will be charged with the strategic leadership of the organization, including marketing, communications, development and fundraising to support and expand the organization’s community impact. To see the full description, please visit our website (

Job Responsibilities:
1. Strategic Leadership
• Develop and execute annual and multi-year work plans with the board and staff to achieve strategic goals and priorities.
• Lead One Voice administrative activities with a demonstrated commitment to the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
• Work with the Board of Directors to develop and update organizational policies, procedures and strategic plans.

2. Development and Governance
• Maintain active and regular communication with the Board Chair and attend board meetings to provide regular reports of activity to the Board.
• Communicate proactively and regularly with the board, providing concise, relevant, and timely information so that it can fulfill its policy, fiduciary, and decision-making responsibilities.
• Identify, cultivate, and assist in the recruitment of board members whose skills, experience, financial connections, and diversity meet One Voice’s needs and can advance its purposes.
• Guide the board, staff, and members in building a culture of philanthropy, developing strategies and defining key messages to ensure that revenues meet organizational goals.
• Develop and implement annual and multi-year fundraising plans to increase support for operations, programs, and board approved initiatives with support from the Development Committee. These plans will include an individual donor program, grant proposals and reporting, and corporate, foundational, and other potential organizational sponsors and funders.

3. Fiscal and Organizational Management
• Lead One Voice’s day-to-day operations to meet the budget and One Voice’s strategic goals as established in the annual work plan.
• Ensure organizational and fiscal policies, systems, controls, and procedures are in alignment with One Voice’s mission and values and are regularly reviewed for efficiency and effectiveness.
• Recruit, support, evaluate, and mentor the highest quality staff and contractors to support One Voice’s short- and long-term goals and programmatic needs.
• Guide the preparation, monitoring, and monthly reporting of the annual budget, financial policies, and cash management. Coordinate with Finance Committee to develop, maintain and implement financial control policies, regularly review financial statements and execute an annual audit or financial review.
• Develop annual budget for Board approval in collaboration with the Artistic Director and the Finance Committee. Review and monitor program budgets with assigned staff, committee chairs and board members as needed.
• Oversee all legal issues, contracts and other negotiations for the organization.

4. Marketing, Public Relations and Advocacy
• Serve as the spokesperson for One Voice to the public, members, media, and within the broader arts and LGBTQ communities.
• Manage the marketing and communication efforts for One Voice.
• Cultivate and enhance collaborative working relationships within the press and media community.

Qualifications or requirements

• Visionary, entrepreneurial and strategic thinker.
• Demonstrated leadership, management, and delegation skills.
• Experienced in non-profit administration.
• Demonstrated successful development experience: individual donors, corporate and events.
• Experienced at generating diversified revenue sources.
• Experienced in building and forming new partnerships and collaborations.
• Experienced in using Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and managing donor or member databases, or equivalent.
• Demonstrated success in report and grant writing.
• Experienced with marketing strategies and media relations.
• Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
• Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of volunteers, staff and personalities.
• Commitment to One Voice mission and LGBTQ empowerment.
• Demonstrated experience working with or for members of the LGBTQ community preferred.

How to apply

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to The position is open until filled. Interviews will begin September 23. References will be requested at the time of an in-person interview.