Bay Area Video Coalition Seeks New Executive Director



Founded in 1976, BAVC is a San Francisco nonprofit that empowers media makers to develop and share diverse stories that create social change.

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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


  • 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.