Executive Director

Job Description

The Executive Director is the chief administrative, operations, and development officer of BGOLDN.  The Executive Director reports to the Board President and/or Executive Committee, and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its strategic objectives, while upholding the core values of BGOLDN and its mission to partner with the community to address food insecurity.

Qualifications/Core Knowledge

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field
  • Three to five years of non-profit or business management experience preferred
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to collaborate well
  • Experience in staff/team supervision and management
  • Connections and/or residency in the Golden, CO area is strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication skills with varied demographics
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business resources, administrative policy & procedures, and financial documents.
  • Ability for future visioning while maintaining an operational focus.
  • Ability to work independently, self-manage, and work toward goal achievement.
  • Proficient in Quick Books and Salesforce.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel in the community.

Specific Areas of Responsibility


  • Assure that the organization has a clear, thorough strategy to achieve its mission and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Develop and administer operational policies and guidelines.
  • Manage and provides support to the organization’s staff to ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization.
  • Supervises: Operations Manager, Grants Manager, Marketing & Strategic Partnerships Manager, Volunteer Leaders
  • Meet or exceed annual measurable performance metrics.

Budget & Finance

  • Preparation and management of a $600K-700K annual budget.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
  • Prepare and analyze internal financial statements in conjunction with the Treasurer.
  • Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.

Fund Development

  • Work with the Development committee to create and implement a Fund Development Plan.
  • Actively seek funding opportunities.
  • Develop and nurture ongoing relationships with major donors.
  • Supervise grant writing staff to help secure national, state, and local grants.
  • Provide a monthly update to the Board.

Marketing & Communications

  • In conjunction with the President of the Board, act as a spokesperson to represent BGOLDN and its mission to agencies, partners, and the community.
  • Supervise the marketing/development staff to meet and exceed goals.

Board Relations

  • Participate with the Board in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide and implement the programs of BGOLDN.
  • Provide leadership in collaborating with the Board.
  • Ensure the Board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and important factors influencing it.

This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position. May perform other duties as assigned.

Compensation + Benefits Package:

  • Annual Salary will be commensurate with experience, starting at $60,000+
  • Fulltime position, M-F and some occasional nights/weekends
  • Monthly Technology Stipend
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 10-15 Days of Paid Time off (personal & sick leave)
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Annual Bonus Potential

Applicants, please send résumé and cover letter to Alison Stafford, Board Chair at Board@bgoldn.org

All applications must be received by email, no hard copies and no phone calls, please.

BGOLDN values diversity and inclusiveness and is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on the organization, please visit BGOLDN.org

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