Executive Director

The Baldwin County Humane Society
Executive Director
The Baldwin County Humane Society (BARC) is conducting a search for the position of Executive Director.
This is a full time position at our new facility in Fairhope, AL.
The Executive Director will be "The Face of the Organization" at the most exciting time in the 36- year history of Baldwin County's first and only county-wide animal welfare agency. BARC recently moved to a new location with onsite kennels for both dogs and cats as well as onsite adoption events.
The two most important duties of the Executive Director position are marketing/public relations and fundraising. Bringing awareness to the mission, events, services and successes of BARC through marketing (both traditional and social), public relations and advertising is a key component to this position. Successful grant writing is another vital aspect to the position of Executive Director. A College Degree is required.
An ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
o Deep concern for the humane treatment of animals
o Ability to provide the BARC Board of Directors with a vision and plan for the immediate future, as well as a long range vision on how to execute deliverables for the sustained growth of BARC
o Ability to create a marketing campaign that brings BARC to the community
o Ability to write successful grant applications and reach grant milestones established by the Board of Directors
o Ability to create and execute ambitious fundraising programs
o Capability of creating personal connections with donors and potential donors to both increase funding for BARC! as well as to constantly be aware of potential new funding opportunities.
o Ability to establish close relationships with local media to solidify the Executive Director's position in the community as the "Face of the Organization"
o Possess excellent interpersonal skills with ability to manage a diverse team of employees, volunteers and work with Kennel and Adoption teams in addition to all other employees and volunteers.
o Excellent written and oral communications skills
o Be highly self-motivated, energetic and passionate about our mission
o Proficiency in MS Office software and Social Media
o Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends, evenings, and holidays
o Current valid Alabama driver's license and appropriate vehicle insurance.
Please send resumes by March 1, 2015.

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