Executive Director Position Announcement

Wipfli LLP is assisting the Board of Trustees at ECCF with the
confidential recruitment and selection of the next Executive Director (due to the
planned transition of our long-time ED to a part-time donor development role). 

We are looking for a dynamic combination of education, experience, and approach
which includes:

  • Significant executive leadership experience, preferably in another foundation or
    charitable non-profit organization, or in professional or financial services
  • A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field
  • Exceptional ‘people’ and communication skills (one-on-one, groups, and public
    presentations), and a passion for accountably serving the community’s
    philanthropic needs
  • A positive track record of building and maintaining excellent working relationships
    with donors, staff, community leaders and members, Boards of
    Trustees/Directors, and professional service providers
  • A growth mindset with successful experience in building funding sources and
    donors, determining community needs, working with grant recipients, and
    executing the planning process to provide those services
  • Impeccable standards of integrity and trust-building, respect for people from all
    walks of life
  • Excellent understanding of the regulatory and financial aspects of foundations –
    includes strategic planning, investment strategy, optimizing grants, and contract
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite is expected (especially Excel, Word, and Outlook)

We are accepting candidate applications through March 15, 2023 and will begin the screening process at that time. Living within or relocating to the service area is necessary. Salary will be commensurate with experience. We anticipate a June 1 start date for this position. Wipfli LLP is the recruiter coordinating this process. Please email your cover letter and résumé by March 15 to eccfed@gmail.com. ECCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.