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Circle of Care Executive Director Position - Wilton, CT

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for our staff, programs, expansion, and execution of our mission. She or he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans. The successful candidate will be a dynamic spokesperson, serving COC’s fundraising activities and community relations.


Leadership and Management:
  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Actively engage and energize our volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain a high-performance senior management team.
  • Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.
  • Manage annual operating budget and meet our fiscal objectives.
  • Ensure the organization has complied with all state and federal regulations and filings.


  • Develop and execute a strategy to build, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of major donors.
  • Work with the Resource Development Committee to build a robust set of events and activities that achieve our revenue objectives.
  • Drive the grant process using the Resource Development Committee, the Development and Events Manager, and other staff as needed.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.
  • Manage the process for the annual appeal in conjunction with the Resource Development and Marketing Committees.

 Strategic Planning and Execution

  • Work with the Strategic Planning Committee to build and execute our plan for the future. Achieve the key milestones. Ensure that this plan is understood and agreed to by the Board.
  • Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders at each expansion site.

Board Development

  • Maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing operations.
  • Help recruit strong leadership for our board as needed. On an ongoing basis, create and implement the appropriate education to ensure our board is well trained for their job.
  • Ensure that we are ready for each board meeting by working with the Chairman to develop the right agenda, to prepare the necessary pre-read materials, and getting the best speakers to represent the options during the meeting.


  Metro Area Stamford - Norwalk CT
  Job Location City Wilton
  Job Location State Connecticut
  Job Location Zip 06897-0032
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Development and Fundraising
  Prefered Experience 7 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 Spanish ( Speak )  
  Job Posting Date Oct. 13, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Circle of Care for Families of Children with Cancer
  Organizational Focus Children and Youth
  Contact Person Liz
  Contact Phone (203) 663-6893
  Contact Fax (203) 663-6893
  Contact Email
  Web Address http://PO Box 32

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