The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of the Florida Trust and works directly with the Board of Trustees of the Florida Trust, and is answerable to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for: managing the Headquarters Office; supervising and managing Florida Trust employees and programs; maintaining all financial records and preparing a budget; keeping the Board informed of all current Florida Trust activity; managing the Annual Events (including Annual Conference and Legislative Advocacy Day); and managing the representation of the Florida Trust before government agencies, private organizations, and the general public.
The ability to meet strict deadlines and to work cooperatively with grassroots advocates, members, trustees and public officials is imperative. In addition, the ability to travel and to work some evenings is expected. This position would be located in Tallahassee and would report to the Board of Trustees of the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation
DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Leadership to carry out board policies and programs to make the Trust more relevant as a statewide preservation organization
Development of Philanthropic Giving and grants
Financial matters and budget preparation
Supervise Staff effectively
Easement and Historic Property Stewardship
Advocacy/Spokesperson for the Trust public relations/communications
Liaison with NTHP, DHR, statewide, regional and local stakeholders and members
A minimum four (4) year degree, graduate degree preferred.
A minimum five (5) years of executive level experience.
A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in all media.
A willingness to travel extensively.
Experience in managing staff and financial record keeping.
The ability to work effectively with people of varying interests and backgrounds.
Be self-motivated and capable of making substantive daily decisions and recommendations to the President.
Demonstrated knowledge of historic preservation issues.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
BENEFITS: Health insurance, annual leave, and 403b retirement plan
The Executive Director is ultimately responsible to the Board of Trustees which shall be responsible for the hiring and termination and annual review. The Executive Director shall be subject to the Personnel Policy of the Florida Trust adopted by the Board of Trustees.