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Executive Director

Greater Fort Lauderdale Pride inc.



Our mission is to educate the community by invoking, promoting, and celebrating lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender pride.



Position Details

Job Description:

The board of Greater Fort Lauderdale Pride Inc. (GFP)  a Fort Lauderdale, Florida 501(c)3 nonprofit, tax-exempt, organization is seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible for the leadership and management of Pride Fort Lauderdale and support the Board of Directors, and oversee the day to day operations necessary to achieve the goals set by the Board of Directors.


Reporting directly to the President of the Board, the Executive Director will provide leadership, vision, direction, administration and implementation in support of the organization’s mission, business, fundraising, development and programmatic mandates. As part of this mandate, the Executive Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic plan in conjunction with the board of directors.


Executive Director’s general responsibilities include, but are not limited to: cultivation and management of development and fundraising, grants administration, financial management and reporting, Board development and communication and oversight of all programs and staff.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the President of the Board of Directors

  • Work closely with Board of Directors for execution of strategic planning for the organization

  • Develop and manages yearly organizational budget and event budgets

  • Responsible for sponsor recruitment, development, execution, and relations

  • Responsible for donor recruitment, cultivation, and relations

  • Manage contracts for service providers (logistics, communications, talent broker, graphics, food and beverage service, medical, audio/visual, etc.)

  • Coordinate all fundraising events for the organization in conjunction with the board and volunteers

  • Handle Pride festival and event permit processes for all PFL events

  • Attend board meetings, festival committee meetings, and provide reports and guidance

  • Serve as media spokesperson for the organization

  • Act as signature agent for the organization for contracts, service agreements, checks, etc.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures of the organization

  • Supervise all financial, governmental, public relations and administrative activities of the organization

  • Maintain true and accurate records with respect to all activities of the organization

  • Serve as the liaison between GFP and City/County agencies and community organizations

  • Assist in the development and implementation of programs and services in addition to the annual festival that further the mission of GFP.

  • Guide the Board of Directors, volunteers and staff in the development and administration of operational procedures for the annual Pride festival and other officially produced PFL events.

  • Assist Treasurer/Accountant with financial procedures as they pertain to the filing of annual taxes and/or auditing processes

  • Attend the POSE and InterPride conferences

  • Act in the best interest of the GFP, use and exercise proper judgment consistent with good business practice

  • Other duties as assigned by the President of the Board



The successful candidate is a proven leader with demonstrated results in leading a team to achieve progressive revenue growth through relationship management as well as cohesive fundraising and communication programs. The ideal candidate has a track record of success in personally cultivating and soliciting in philanthropic support from individual donors and corporate funding.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years progressive management in non-profit, LGBT non-profit, education, arts, culture and humanities and/or related event planning industry with a proven track record in development, strategic partnerships, fundraising, financial management and keen understanding of business models and trends in large outdoor festivals and events. Superb interpersonal and communication skills and ability to manage and delegate are a must.


Candidates must also possess demonstrated skill and ability to:

  • Write professional, clear and compelling proposals and other solicitation materials, acknowledgments, reports, public announcements and routine business correspondence

  • Present well-conceived, persuasive oral arguments for internal and external constituencies, board members, potential donors and corporate giving representatives

  • Execute strong leadership, management and strategic thinking that values a collaborative working environment and relationships with staff, sophisticated community leaders and donors

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Confidence in dealing with a broad variety of people at all levels in pressure situations, ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion as appropriate

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and assignments simultaneously, manage time efficiently, and deliver on deadlines

  • We offer a professional work environment and competitive compensation. Some travel required as is the ability and willingness to work flexible hours including some weekends and evenings. No relocation allowance provided.


How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Applications should be submitted via email. No phone calls.

  Metro Area Miami FL
  Job Location City Fort Lauderdale
  Job Location State Florida
  Job Location Zip 33309
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Administration, Development and Fundraising, Event planning, Fundraising and Development, Management, Marketing, Project management, Public relations
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date May. 21, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Greater Fort Lauderdale Pride DBA Pride Fort Lauderdale
  Organizational Focus LGBTQ, Network of Nonprofit Organizations
  Contact Person Miik Martorell
  Contact Phone (786) 229-6055
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
  Web Address

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