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Executive Director - Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic
Positive Coaching Alliance is seeking a leader and successful fundraiser to fill the position of
Chapter Executive Director (CED) for the Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic Chapter of PCA. The
CED is responsible for the success of PCA under the general oversight of the PCA - Washington
D.C./Mid-Atlantic Board. The CED will report to the Director of Field Operations who is based in
but not limited to:
raising plan to raise the required revenue to sustain PCA - Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic
— Cultivate relationships with a pipeline of prospects and solicit donors
— Raise funds for “scholarship” workshops for schools and youth sports organizations (YSOs)
serving underserved communities
— Work with the local corporations to support PCA – Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic activities
— Ensure gifts are acknowledged in a timely manner and actively steward donors
— Oversee and manage special events to raise funds and gain new donors
a long-term strategy for PCA
— Work with Board to raise funds necessary to establish long-term viability of PCA -
— Keep the Board informed on financial and programmatic conditions
— Assist Board members in publicizing and promoting PCA – Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic
through the various networks in creating a “buzz” to enhance success in partnership
development, trainer recruitment, fund-raising and special events
— Work with the Board Chair to schedule, organize agendas and prepare materials for Board
— Work with Board Chair and Committee/Task Force Chairs to engage every Board member
— Cultivate a talent pool of local leaders as future Board members
– Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic Board and relevant national functional directors — Field
Operations, Partner Development (sales), Training and Development in PCA headquarters to
ensure performance standards are met
— Meet or exceed annual contribution and earned income goals
— Ensure sound human resource practices are followed, including keeping accurate staff job
descriptions and conducting regular performance evaluations
— Prepare and manage annual budget and execute sound financial practices
— Maintain official records and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations
— Keep abreast of best practices in the youth sports field and the nonprofit sector
— Maintain an organizational culture reflecting the “PCA Way” so PCA – Washington
D.C./Mid-Atlantic staff flourish, grow and are successful
• Community Relations and Public Outreach
— Reach out to the local media to inform the public about PCA programs and successes
— Develop relationships with business, philanthropic, academic and government leaders
— Engage Board members to make introductions to influential individuals & organizations
— Manage PCA – Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic web site, and edit and publish local
— Ensure that PCA – Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic events are conducted in professional and
• Self-starter with entrepreneurial mind-set, teachable spirit & willingness to think out of the box
• Team player who works cooperatively with all staff, especially the national functional managers
• Proven success in nonprofit fundraising and/or commercial sales
• Proven success working with and managing a nonprofit Board
• Proven record of operating an office with full P&L responsibilities
• 5+ years of general management experience
• Professional network within the Washington D.C./Mid-Atlantic community
• Outstanding verbal, writing and presentation skill
• Able to work on weeknights and weekends on occasion
• Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
The compensation plan consisting of salary plus annual bonus is commensurate with experience.
PCA provides competitive benefits, which include
How did you hear about this job?
What interests you about this position?
YES/NO: I have previous coaching experience in youth sports. If YES, please describe.
YES/NO: I have participated in youth sports as a player. If YES, in which sports and at what levels?
Why are you passionate about the PCA mission?
Why are you right for this position?
Please describe your background in fundraising and/or sales.
Please describe your connection to the local DC/Mid-Atlantic Community.
What previous experience do you have in working with nonprofit boards?