Preservation Job Board

(VA) Executive Director 

13 days ago

Deadline: June 5, 2019
Offered by: River District Association
Location:  Danville, Virginia
Type: Full-Time

The River District Association is seeking a passionate, strategic and experienced non-profit professional to serve as the full-time Executive Director, who will continue to position the organization as a leader in the region.

The Board of Directors seeks to hire:

• A leader who can serve as the face of the organization and a liaison between RDA and the community, funders, civic organizations, legislative bodies, government agencies and other key stakeholders
• A professional with experience in long-term organizational sustainability, including funding, grant writing and management and diversified funding streams
• A communicator who can promote a positive organizational and personal image with a clear message; be available to the public and media; and maintain effective contact with key RDA partners
• An innovator who can develop and implement strategies to promote River District businesses, services, attractions and history
• An advocate who can implement and market all Main Street initiatives, including but not limited to promotions and event production, business retention and promotion, entrepreneurial ecosystem development and downtown planning and design
• A collaborator who can effectively partner with other individuals and organizations to create solutions 
• An influencer who can develop and oversee fundraising strategies and implementation
• A mindful steward of resources who can manage RDA’s finances and grants; and develop risk management strategies
• A visionary who can work with the Board of Directors to develop, implement, assess and communicate strategic plans, including short-, medium- and long-range goals, to ensure that community and organizational needs are being met
• A culturally-attuned learner who can stay abreast of downtown development needs and shifts; and recommend and implement modifications to meet changing needs
• An inspiring connector who can recruit, train and retain community partners and volunteers


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