Executive Director

Humane Society Pet Rescue & Adoption Center
Job Description

The Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center, Gadsden Alabama, seeks a full-time energetic and results–oriented Executive Director to lead the organization in conjunction with a volunteer Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have the ability to help identify community challenges and deliver viable funding solutions with measurable community impact-driven results to affect positive change in the community.

Excellent oral and written communication, organization, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as a proven ability to manage staff and multiple projects simultaneously. Demonstrated fund-raising ability, volunteer management, effective public relations skills, the ability to lead group presentations, and public speaking skills are a must. The incumbent will work with the board of directors to set strategic goals, manage staff and volunteers towards achieving objectives, champion and support policy development, and develop business partner relationships throughout the community.


Education: Four year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required. Prefer Master's degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or non-profit management.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience. Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgment in complex situations. Demonstrated ability for strong communications and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies. Demonstrated ability to build sustain community relationships/partnerships Proven experience in influencing others and building relationships.

Fundraising: Minimum of 5 years experience in fundraising and working with donors.

Management Experience: Minimum 5 years related management/supervisory experience. Experience working in an environment requiring flexibility and managing change.

Other : Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal state and local employment laws. Working knowledge of Intuit Quickbooks accounting software.

Salary commensurate with experience.

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No phone calls please.

Contact Information
CCAA Alabama Accredited Chamber of Commerce

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