CONRAD MANSION MUSEUM
330 Woodland Avenue, Kalispell, MT
Mission: To preserve and exhibit the 1895 Charles Conrad Family Estate through public tours, educational programs, and community events.
The Conrad Mansion Museum seeks to fill the position of Executive Director described below by March 1, 2018.
Finalists will be asked to provide references.
No phone calls please.
As the principal management leader of the Conrad Mansion Museum (Mansion), the Executive Director (ED) is responsible for overseeing the administration, activities, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fund raising, donor development, marketing, and community outreach. The ED reports directly to the Mansion’s Board of Directors (Board).
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT
To be successful in this job, an individual must be able to perform all essential functions (responsibilities) satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (RESPONSIBILITIES)
•Provide leadership to support and guide the Mansion’s mission as defined by the Board •Maintain highest Museum standards for exhibition and preservation of the Mansion property and permanent collection •Promote and oversee planning of all activities of the Mansion, in collaboration with the Board and its working committees •Work closely with the Board President and ensure that (s)he is regularly informed of all aspects of the Mansion’s operations
Staff / Volunteer Supervision and Support
•Supervise and have direct responsibility for Mansion record-keeping and correspondence •Promote and facilitate open communication, cooperation and teamwork among staff and volunteers •Recruit staff and volunteers; assign responsibilities; train, supervise, and evaluate staff and volunteer performance •Work closely with and provide direction for the Executive Assistant •Report personnel issues to the Board President
Program / Events Management
•Provide creative leadership to develop and implement mission-based programming, events and activities that attract and educate visitors and members •Act as receiving agent and director for all Mansion exhibits and artifacts
Fund raising / Donor Development
•Develop and implement quality fund raising campaigns and events that support the operations of the Mansion and align with its mission •Research grant opportunities and seek grant funding to support Mansion operations •Grow and cultivate the Mansion’s membership and donor base; maintain accurate data; engage and recognize members and donors •Develop special campaigns to increase the Mansion’s endowment and attract planned gifts through donor education and outreach
Community Relationships and Public Relations
•Serve as the Mansion’s chief ambassador to increase public awareness and goodwill •Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other nonprofit organizations, local businesses, community members, and donors •Coordinate/oversee media releases, quarterly newsletter, social media postings and other public relations initiatives
•Work with Board to develop an annual budget, and properly maintain the approved plan •In all financial matters, act in accordance with Mansion policies and procedures •Oversee proper maintenance of all financial records associated with income and expense; manage grants •Submit regular financial statements to the Board in collaboration with Board Treasurer
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience •Transparent and high integrity leadership •Three or more years nonprofit management experience •Budget management skills - preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting •Strong organizational skills - planning, delegating, and task facilitation •Ability to communicate the Mansion’s vision to staff, board, volunteers and donors •Knowledge of fund raising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector •Strong written and oral communication skills •Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff and volunteers
•Full-time, salaried, exempt employee •Some evening and weekend hours •Professional appearance required at all times •Occasional small lifting and frequent use of stairs •ED works primarily indoors, but may occasionally be required to participate in activities outdoors on the Mansion grounds or at fund raising events, in all types of weather