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Executive Director - Women's Foundation of Palm Beach County
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Written by Suzanne Neve   
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:09 PM
Executive Director Opportunity
The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County is hiring our first Executive Director. We are seeking a collaborative, innovative, and visionary Executive Director with an entrepreneurial spirit to lead the organization into the future.
Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County
The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County (WFPBC) was founded in 2007 by a group of local leaders who share a commitment to investing in women and girls by fostering their leadership and positively affecting their economic, political, and social status.
For the last seven years, this volunteer-run organization has organized a series of programs to empower women and girls. Our annual “Girls Leadership Institute” provides a hands-on experience for girls to develop their leadership skills and make a direct impact on social justice issues that are important to them. WFPBC also directs a series called “By Women, For Women” which is a forum for Palm Beach County women to network, volunteer and learn together. Our programs have included (1) a campaign training series for women to become more civically engaged, (2) book clubs discussing hot topics and books written by women, for women, and (3) specialized professional development events for women empowering them to achieve their dreams. In 2014, we also held a multi-part series “In the Bank” as a financial education program with PNC Bank. Additionally our annual “Raise the Bar” networking event brings together approximately 400 community members in support of our mission.
As we move forward, we will be launching a new giving circle designed to engage women in our community in social change grantmaking and we will be launching a new Palm Beach County initiative around engaging women and girls in the STEM fields.
The Ideal Candidate
Our first part-time Executive Director will be passionate about WFPBC’s mission, skilled at building bridges and forming new partnerships, and able to articulate the organizational vision in a way that inspires and moves to action a range of stakeholders. The new leader will be the public face of the organization – out front, comfortable and articulate in the spotlight – and equally adept behind the scenes providing support and a collaborative style with partners and constituents.
The ideal candidate will have several years of fundraising experience showing demonstrated results. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience and skills in aligning organizational structure with strategic goals.
Specifically, the ideal candidate must have skill and experience in the following areas:
 Forming partnerships and coalitions with a diverse range of organizations and communities, and working collaboratively with a board of directors;
 Developing and managing a multi-faceted, innovative fundraising plan including experience cultivating donors, soliciting major gifts and writing grants;
 Leading organizational change related to structure and programming in order to meet organizational goals;
 Communicating a clear and inspiring message through the media and direct engagement, with key stakeholders and the public;
 Balancing on-the-ground organizational management, leadership, and program work, with bigger picture thinking and strategy; and
 Evaluating the success of new initiatives and supporting responsive changes, or staying the course as appropriate, based on the desired results.
Desired professional background:
 Previous experience as an executive director or senior leader;
 Experience with some combination of grantmaking, community organizing and advocacy; and
 Familiarity with women’s, gender and sexuality issues.
Desired personal characteristics and qualities:
 A passion for WFPBC’s mission and vision;
 An entrepreneurial spirit;
 The ability to remain calm under pressure; and
 The professionalism to be held accountable and seek feedback.
The WFPBC has an active Board of Directors that will continue to partner with our part-time Executive Director to plan programs and grow the organization. While this position will begin as part-time, there is an opportunity to expand the role based upon performance and additional funding.
To apply, candidates should submit their résumé along with a cover letter describing how their qualifications and experiences match the needs of the Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County. Please include salary requirements and how you learned of the position. Email résumé to For more information visit
Gilda's Club Program Manager
Job Postings
Written by Suzanne Neve   
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:08 PM
Gilda’s Club South Florida
Program Manager Position Description
Position Summary
Reporting to the Program Director, the Program Manager will work to insure that program efforts are consistent with the overall strategic plan of Gilda’s Club South Florida an Affiliate of the Cancer Support Community.
Gilda’s Club South Florida Program Manager will manage the organization’s program operations and will interface with Gilda’s Club members, potential members, program staff, independent program contractors, volunteers and the professional community.
 Promote Gilda’s Club South Florida programs in the community to increase participation and build capacity.
 Assist in maintaining accurate statistical records
 Assist in hiring and supervising program staff interns
 Manage Membership database capabilities from a programmatic perspective.
 Facilitate Wellness Groups, Customized Membership Plans and New Member Meetings.
 Participate in community activities and clubhouse functions.
Experience and Education
 Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a related field from an accredited institution required
 Must be licensed or licensed eligible
 Minimum of 1 year post-graduate experience, including clinical supervision, group facilitation and program management experience.
 Track record of being an effective oral and written communicator
 Computer literacy
 Ability to work flexible hours
Qualified applicants please email resume, references and salary requirement to
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