Position: Executive Director
Organization: Not One More Vet (NOMV)
Reports to: The Board of Directors
Position: Full-Time, Exempt
Location: Remote within the United States, expectations of 10-20% travel
Salary: $130,000 plus benefits
About Not One More Vet
Not One More Vet (NOMV) will transform the status of mental wellness within the profession so veterinary professionals can survive and thrive through education, resources, and support. We serve every member of the veterinary community with support services including: vet tech students, veterinary students, support staff, vet techs, and veterinarians. We also serve pet parents with education and empathy for the wellbeing of the veterinary teams that keep their beloved pets safe and healthy.
The Executive Director’s role encompasses executing the board of directors’ vision and overseeing the organization’s daily operations. Over the last three years, NOMV has experienced significant changes and growth. The Executive Director will guide the organization through a period of vigorous outreach, managing a budget exceeding one million dollars and a staff of ten. This leadership is essential for optimizing the utilization and operation of its eight programs, all of which have been either newly established or expanded in recent years, to best meet the needs of the community.
Responsibilities and Duties
Fundraising / Public Relations
- Establishes well-defined fundraising objectives that are specific, measurable, achievable, and time-bound.
- Demonstrates familiarity with the current donor base while also displaying creativity in expanding and diversifying revenue streams, which includes exploring endowment and grant opportunities on both domestic and international fronts.
- Effectively communicates the impact and significance of NOMV’s initiatives within the community.
- Collaborates closely with the Director of Development and plays a pivotal role as a fundraiser and advocate for involving stakeholders in fundraising activities.
- Nurtures essential relationships with professional, academic, civic, and private organizations that align with NOMV’s mission.
- Involves board members, volunteers, and other influential individuals affiliated with NOMV, encouraging their active participation in fundraising endeavors. This involvement may include hosting fundraising events, facilitating personal introductions, or engaging in donor cultivation activities.
Strategic Leadership and Staff Management
- Oversee committees and projects to ensure alignment and adherence to NOMV’s mission and principles
- Utilize best practices for day-to-day operations.
- Ensure the implementation of the existing strategic plan until EOY 2025. Lead strategic planning for 2025 and beyond.
- Evaluate the progress of the strategic plan and recommend updates to the plan as needed.
- Work closely with the director of finance and finance committee to ensure the fiscal integrity of the organization.
Nonprofit Administration, Operations and Financial Management
- Develop, put into action, and formulate policies for the organization.
- Navigate nonprofit regulations proficiently at various levels, ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards.
- Effectively supervise the board and foster strong relationships across diverse stakeholder levels.
- Ensure that new policies undergo thorough vetting, review, and approval, while existing policies are routinely assessed and updated.
- Make informed financial decisions, expertly manage budgets, and prudently allocate resources.
- Possess keen financial insight, playing a pivotal role in safeguarding the organization’s financial well-being and ensuring its long-term sustainability.
- Supervise NOMV personnel, including the following responsibilities:
- Ensuring the staff operates at its highest level of efficiency.
- Attending to the mental well-being of the staff as a whole.
- Ensuring that the staff receives fair and equitable compensation and benefits.
- Overseeing hiring practices and compensation to ensure fairness, equity, and effectiveness.
- Integrating principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and a sense of belonging into all aspects of staff management.
- Oversee the management of volunteers by the organization’s staff.
- Take on the duty of fiscal oversight with a general objective to operate within the approved budget, maximize resource utilization, and maintain the organization in a positive financial position.
Understanding of DEI and Community / Member – Centric
- Demonstrate a profound comprehension of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles and hold a strong dedication to cultivating a community and member-centered approach.
- Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to nurture an inclusive, equitable, and diverse atmosphere within the organization.
- Effectively incorporate DEI initiatives into all facets of NOMV’s activities, spanning from recruitment to program development.
- Place a high priority on addressing the requirements of NOMV’s community and members, fostering robust community connections and promoting active participation and collaborations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Expertise
- An undergraduate degree is preferred, and a graduate degree or certificate, particularly in nonprofit management or leadership, is highly sought after.
- Ideal candidates should have five or more years of experience in a paid leadership role within a nonprofit organization.
- Experience in the fields of mental health or veterinary professions, in addition to the aforementioned requirements, would be considered a valuable asset.
- Proficiency in media and public relations is a significant advantage.
- Demonstrates a systemic approach to achieving operational excellence.
- Proficiency in technology and a track record of handling online data securely and privately is important.
- Prior experience working with remote teams is desirable.
- Possesses the ability to comprehend scientific literature and effectively convey it to diverse audiences.
- Comfortable with presenting to various audiences.
- Strong problem-solving, team-building, and conflict resolution skills are highly valued.
- Capable of assisting board members in their fundraising efforts.
- Unwavering dedication to high-quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
- Exhibits passion, integrity, a positive attitude, a mission-driven mindset, and the ability to work independently.
- Committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, accessible, and welcoming community.
- Proficient in navigating complex environments.
- International experience is a plus.
- Familiarity with and knowledge of Google Suite, particularly Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, and Google Slides, is beneficial.
- Must be willing and able to work from home.
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required.
- Prepared to travel long distances as needed (2-5 times per year).
Not One More Vet has retained the services of Charity Search Group to coordinate the search for this position. To discuss your suitability for the role, please contact Angela-Jo Touza Medina (email@example.com) or visit www.charitysearchgroup.com.
Not One More Vet is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels of the organization. We recognize the importance of not viewing individuals based on a single identity, and we thrive on being equitable in our recruitment process as well as in our efforts to be inclusive of all employees.