The executive director is an energetic and engaging development and nonprofit professional that will provide leadership, vision, and direction to the Chicago affiliate, the broader Susan G. Komen organization, and the breast health community. In partnership with the Board of Directors, this executive will build on and leverage the brand and substantial history of impact in the breast cancer fight. Specifically, they will use their skills and network to engage more volunteers, major donors, and C-suite decision-makers to support and fund the mission. Also, this leader will be accountable for planning, budget approval and stewardship of resources, staffing as well as representation of Komen Chicago to elected officials, the public, and the Komen Affiliate Board and national executive team in Dallas. The ED works closely with the affiliate board of directors and Komen’s headquarters in Dallas, as well as collaborates with metro affiliate chapters across the country.
Candidates for this position will have a bachelor’s degree and professional executive leadership experience (healthcare preferred). A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must be adapt at Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, (Salesforce, and Convio preferred). Travel, evening and weekend work are necessary.