Greater Rincon Hill Association
The Executive Director will work collaboratively with the Board of Directors in leading the nonprofit Greater Rincon Hill Association (GRHA), a newly-established community benefit district in San Francisco. She or he will ensure that the Association’s fiscal, operational, fundraising, marketing, human resource, technology, and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented successfully and thoroughly within the organization. She or he will oversee the management team for City Park, the 5.4 acre rooftop park on the Transbay Terminal, beginning in 2017. She or he will direct a small office staff and report to the Board of Directors.
The mission and purpose of GRHA is to support and enhance the Greater Rincon Hill District for property owners, visitors, residents, and workers.
The goals for GRHA are:
- Keep the Greater Rincon Hill District safe, clean, and welcoming
- Activate and maintain broad access to public spaces
- Develop and promote a unique identity for the neighborhood
- Safeguard community assets
The Executive Director will oversee a budget of almost $2.5 million dollars in the first fiscal year, increasing to over $4.5 million by FY 2018/2019, with the majority of the funding from property assessments.
1. Oversee preparation of the annual budget and other necessary financial documents and transactions.
2. Provide financial information and justifications for Board of Directors in their budgetary review and approval process.
3. Prepare an annual report of proposed budget revenues and expenditures for the Board’s approval as defined in the Management Contract with the City and County of San Francisco.
4. Manage all fund development activities, including event planning, grant writing, cultivation and stewardship of donors, and identifying new resources and cost-saving measures. Actively seek and maintains a diverse donor base of individual, business, foundation, and government segments.
5. Lead organization’s financial growth in order to maintain healthy cash flow, provide full services to our constituents, and maintain adequate reserves to support board-approved investments and risk-taking.
6. Ensure that funds are allocated properly to reflect present needs and future potential and allow the association to make continuous progress towards the achievement of its goals.
7. Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding, and development strategies that will ensure consistency throughout the organization and enhance revenue from major donors, foundations, government agencies, and corporations.
8. Provide final approval of all invoices for payment. Authorizing and ensuring timely payment of bills and invoices as well as ensuring timely deposits and transfers;
Program Development and Implementation
1. Oversee and support the development, design, and delivery of program initiatives, assuring that the goals and objectives are aligned with GRHA’s overall strategic plan.
2. Provide for quality assurance monitoring of all GRHA’s programs and services, assuring correction of any deficiencies in the program.
3. Ensure compliance with all requirements of federal, state, and local regulatory and governmental reporting.
4. Regularly engage in site walks to monitor condition of the neighborhood and stay on top of developments.
1. Hire or recruit, lead, motivate, and develop staff and board to work in partnership to accomplish the goals of the Association.
2. Oversee and support the administrative components of all program services, including contract negotiations, contract and grant reporting, and contracted work.
3. Ensure that legal and internal policies are adhered to in all employment and organizational practices; and partners with the Board to implement changes.
4. Cultivate and strengthen relationships with corporate and nonprofit leaders within the district.
5. Represent the district’s members in community meetings on issues of common concern; and promote the district and its members to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
6. Read highlights of security, incident, and condition reports and take appropriate action.
7. Work with Facilities Supervisor on monitoring security, janitorial, maintenance, and landscaping workers. Problem-solve; determine and implement solutions and improvements.
1. Ability to create and manage budgets and achieve additional revenues for the organization.
2. Strong background in financial oversight of nonprofits.
3. Solid leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to create and sustain strong collaborative working relationships with prospective partners, community members, board members, City staff, and GRHA staff.
4. Stellar organizational and project management skills.
5. Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and foster a team environment in a complex setting.
6. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
7. Detail-oriented with impeccable follow-through and accountability.
8. Charismatic public speaking and presenting skills.
9. Ability to create and implement a comprehensive strategic plan.
10. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
11. Ability to work with members of the Board of Directors to engage their assistance with the various district committees.
12. Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, databases, and internet.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
1. Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in planning, business, nonprofit management, or related field. Graduate degree a plus.
2. Prior working knowledge in nonprofit or corporate management including 2+ years of experience leading a multifaceted fundraising department.
3. Experience with a municipal government, visitor industry, and public space project.
4. A solid track record of shaping, implementing, and leading significant programs that have increased support from donors/members, partners, corporations, and foundations.
5. Prior experience in resource development, sponsorship, or fundraising.
6. Familiarity with San Francisco is a plus, but not required.
Workload is expected to be 90% office and 10% offsite, including some evening community meetings and weekend events.
Please send a cover letter and resume, with “GRH Association” in the subject line, to email@example.com