NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, is looking for an Executive Director to join its philanthropic arm, the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). From youth-based initiatives and educational materials for both the public and lawmakers, to consumer awareness and rural economic development, the Executive Director is responsible for planning and implementing new and expanding programs. This position will develop relationships with and support a strong board of directors, build partnerships with entities that have an interest in rural America, and will be responsible for increasing fundraising efforts including grants. This diverse position provides a great opportunity for a professional interested in the nonprofit arena, fund raising and event planning. The ideal candidate will have:
Experience in delivering quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
Strong fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders
The ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
Willingness to travel 6-12 times a year with some weekends
Practical knowledge, skills & abilities usually acquired through an undergraduate degree, with 5-7 years of related experience, two in a supervisory position.
NTCA offers competitive salary and excellent benefits, including health and wellness plans, Metro/parking subsidy, flexible work schedules, various retirement savings options, and many more. We are located in a modern office within short walking distance of the Ballston Metro Station and the newly renovated Ballston Common. To learn more about FRS and NTCA, visit our website at www.frs.org.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association is the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. NTCA advocates on behalf of its members in the legislative and regulatory arenas, and it provides training and development; publications and industry events; and an array of employee benefit programs. In an era of exploding technology, deregulation and marketplace competition, NTCA’s members are leading the IP evolution for rural consumers, delivering technologies that make rural communities vibrant places in which to live and do business. Because of their efforts, rural America is fertile ground for innovation in economic development and commerce, education, health care, government services, security and smart energy use.