Willow Grove CDC Seeks Executive Director

Executive Director

Job Description



The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to its mission and the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.


  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision, strategic plan and programs to guide and grow the organization in accordance with the mission of the Willow Grove Community Development Corporation.
  • Enhance the Organization’s image by being active and visible in the community, working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an annual budget and fund raising plan.
  • Serve as the official spokesperson of the Organization and attend public meetings and donor presentations.
  • Develop relationships with government officials, businesses, funders, and community leaders.
  • Coordinate the promotion and publicity of the Organization.
  • Research, identify and secure funding.
  • Assure that fundraising goals are achieved by meeting with funders, writing grant proposals and soliciting donations.
  • Manage contract negotiations and contract compliance.
  • Oversee the signing of all notes, agreements and other instruments made and entered into on behalf of the Organization.
  • Stay informed on relevant legislation, regulations, ordinances, and current events.
  • Submit a monthly report to the Board and attend all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector.
  • Excellent skills in community development or non-profit management.
  • Experience with fund raising for private foundations.
  • A minimum of five years non-profit management experience.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills. Ability to effectively communicate with a broad base of local, state and federal agencies, community constituents, and professionals.
  • Strong public speaking ability.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership.
  • Proficient use of technology in relation to daily operations and social media.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Must be available to work some evenings and weekends.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please forward resume to:

Willow Grove Community Development Corporation

c/o Henry Jacquelin

PO Box 207

Willow Grove, PA 19090

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