The United Way of Mercer County, Pennsylvania is beginning the search for a visionary, driven, and passionate leader to serve as our next Executive Director.
The United Way of Mercer County, Pennsylvania serves approximately 100,000 people and is located midway between Pittsburgh and Erie and borders Ohio to the west.
The mission of the United Way of Mercer County is to partner with all sectors of our community to help lift families out of poverty as well as to help support the agencies and organizations whose goal it is to make our county a better place to live. We focus on our region’s most critical issues within the areas of education, health & wellness, and developing self-sufficiency.
Our Executive Director, who is appointed by the Board, will be expected to lead the organization and establish a vision that ensures that all funds, products and services respond to the needs of the community and persons served. The Executive Director will administer and oversee the nonprofit’s physical and financial operations, fundraising efforts, yearly campaign, in addition to grant applications, acquisitions, and implementation. The demands and responsibilities of this position will occasionally require the Executive Director to work outside what is considered regular business hours, through attendance at the organizations’ events and functions.
A Bachelors’s degree in Business, Human Services, or related field is required.
Experience in senior-level management dealing with philanthropic non-profit organizations is preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate with all areas of the organization verbally, electronically, and in writing.
Leadership experience in marketing, leading organizational change, prioritizing resources, developing and implementing strategic plans, and overseeing financial management.
Ability to effectively utilize social media for positive organizational marketing.
Experience in successful organizational fundraising, management of volunteers, and effective public relations.
Prior experience in working effectively with a board of directors and staff. Experience in working with a diverse community.
Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for serving a community’s needs.
The United Way of Mercer County, Pennsylvania offers a Competitive Salary plus a Comprehensive Benefits Package including Health Care Coverage, contributions to a retirement program, and P.T.O.
Application deadline is: Open Until Filled
To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, credentials, and 3 Letters of
Dr. William D. Gathers, Board Chairman
United Way of Mercer County
493 South Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148
The United Way of Mercer County, Pennsylvania is an equal employment opportunity employer.