Chief Executive Officer
The CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of New England (RMHCNE) will ensure the path forward for a newly integrated Chapter operating programs in New England, specifically in Boston and Providence. The CEO will lead in a mission-driven environment providing strong leadership to increase the organization’s visibility, funding and the development of its programs. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for guiding the Board in the development of the vision and strategy for the organization, and for the successful implementation of that strategy. Together, the Board and CEO will right size the organization in order to be a philanthropic leader in pediatric support for some of the top children’s hospitals and clinical service providers in the world. (See below for complete job description)
Essential Job Functions (abbreviated):
Strategic and Organizational Leadership
*Builds on RMHCNE’s brand and record of accomplishment by further developing strategic partners in order to advance the organization’s mission and vision.
*Directs the organization in its goals of financial stability, community engagement and impact of its current and future programs.
*Works with the Board, staff and external stakeholders to create a shared vision for the future of the organization.
*Builds understanding around the mission and develops appropriate goals and strategies to advance that mission.
People and Productivity
*Creates an annual and multi-year operating and programs plan, with input of staff.
*Hires, leads, trains and motivates staff to reach goals through team work and evaluation of results within a supportive and productive work environment.
*Actively develops and builds strong collaborative relationships with all area hospital leadership.
*Maintains a strong relationship with the global office of Ronald McDonald House Charities to ensure compliance of standards.
*Cultivates a strong relationship with McDonald’s Owner/Operators to assure ongoing support.
*Serves as RMHCNE’s lead spokesperson and advocate.
Finance Programs and Operations
*Evaluates all aspects of the organizations’ operations, programs and personnel on a regular basis.
*Understands the purpose, goals and challenges of each core program and how each fits into the organizations’ mission and strategic plan.
*Sets clear operational goals and standards to ensure the needs of families are met.
*Possesses a thorough understanding of all aspects of the organizations’ financial condition, budget and investments.
*Energizes and leads the Board of Directors and other senior staff in a capital campaign to build a new Ronald McDonald House in Boston – based on the need for 100+ bedrooms.
*Builds, maintains and prioritizes new and existing relationships with funders, major donors, volunteers and other stakeholders.
*Collaborates with the development team to develop a fundraising strategy for a multi-year development plan.
*Works in collaboration with the Chief Advancement Officer to identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants.
Communications, Marketing and Outreach
*Collaborates with Marketing and Communications staff (under CAO) to develop a communications and marketing strategy that is clear and measurable to fundraise, keep stakeholders informed, promote the organization and educate the general public.
*Develops an external plan to engage the broader community in Boston as to the case for support for bringing together Providence and Boston to expand reach in Boston.
*Serves as the key staff person managing the work of the Board of Directors including strategic planning, membership, meeting agendas, retreats and other work.
*Cultivates a strong relationship with each Board Member to ascertain and maximize each person’s skill set for the benefit of RMHCNE.
*Assists Board leadership in developing a culture of significant personal giving and the importance of Board involvement in fundraising and capital campaign success.
*Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) with 10 or more years relevant leadership experience.
*A seasoned leader with a proved track record of growing, supporting and supervising staff and inspiring creativity and dedication to the mission and a healthy work environment.
*Exceptional planning skills, goal and results orientated and deadline driven.
*Experience with a full range of fundraising opportunities, preferably inclusive of individual, corporate, major and planned gifts, annual and capital campaigns, events and grants.
*Established relationships and connections in the Boston area for leveraging a major capital campaign.
*Demonstrated success as an organizational leader responsible for management of organizational growth and change.
*Experience with families in crisis or hospitality house-related programs a plus.
Core competencies include:
*Inspires and motivates others.
*Displays integrity and honesty.
*Communicates powerfully and prolifically.
*Driven, goal-directed and results-orientated.
*Creates a vision and establishes direction.
*Exceptional interpersonal skills.
*Highly competent in Change Management practices.
*A proven track record of building a diverse, inclusive and competent workforce.
Email resumes to: Janice Davis firstname.lastname@example.org
Complete job description: CEO Position Description RMHCNE10-2-20