Founded in 1976, BAVC is a San Francisco nonprofit that empowers media makers to develop and share diverse stories that create social change.
For more information, visit https://bavc.org/
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the leader of BAVC, exemplifying a bold and inspiring vision for the
organization’s social justice mission achieved through the efforts of a passionate team of high-performing leaders, staff, and
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
- Is BAVC’s Chief Strategy Officer and Evangelist.
- Leverages the power of relationships and networks in the Bay Area and beyond for fundraising, advocacy, and impact.
- Works across private, government, and corporate sectors.
- Demonstrates broad business acumen and management skills, and is effective at maintaining financial strength and transparency.
- Is dedicated to establishing and achieving shared and measurable goals.
- Is the steward of the brand and understands her/his role in growing and protecting the reputation of BAVC.
- Proven success at managing and mobilizing a diverse set of stakeholders, including corporate leaders, partners, community members, and staff at every level.
- Demonstrated public presentation skills and the ability to exhibit diplomacy, executive presence, and command the confidence and respect of stakeholders.
- Experience successfully driving revenue growth, primarily through philanthropy, but also through earned revenue.
- Preference for familiarity with high-stakes corporate grant-making, individual fundraising, and/or sales.
- Demonstrated passion for issues relevant to BAVC: media, education, diversity, and/or social justice.
- Adept at building relationships and collaborating across multiple sectors, including nonprofit, public, and corporate environments.
- Must demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity as well as a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to problem-solving.
- Demonstrated success in executive leadership.
- Education: College degree in relevant discipline, and commensurate experience managing a nonprofit organization strongly preferred.
- No fewer than 10 years of successful and progressive experience as a manager of people, funds and facilities; proven excellent supervisory experience; experience, knowledge and demonstrated ability in fundraising, community development, and problem solving. Experience with government contracts desired.
- Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of standard background screenings and reference checks.