The Disability & Philanthropy Forum seeks its next Executive Director to carry forward the organization’s mission and strategic plan and to usher the organization through a period of transformation. The Forum’s next Executive Director will spearhead the organization’s outreach to achieve greater levels of influence, impact, and recognition in the philanthropic sector. The Executive Director will play a critical role in elevating the Forum’s brand as a leader and resource for disability inclusion in the philanthropic sector and growing the organization into a financially sustainable philanthropy-serving organization with diverse sources of income within five years.
The Executive Director will provide sound fiscal leadership, staff leadership and supervision, program and operational oversight, and external relations. They will lead the charge to advance disability inclusion across the philanthropy sector, build paid organizational membership, and grow the network of Disability Inclusion Pledge signatories. They will be responsible for working with the Governance and Advisory Committees to establish and realize strategic goals, foster relationships with Forum members and external partners, and implement diversified fundraising strategies.
The Executive Director must be a hands-on and collaborative leader who is comfortable actualizing a highly visible role in the disability and philanthropic communities. The Executive Director will serve as the Forum’s preeminent ambassador who can combine their profound knowledge of the philanthropic sector with their experience in/knowledge of the disability community to bring the philanthropic sector on a collective journey toward disability inclusion, rights and ultimately, justice. The Executive Director must be an extremely effective communicator who can represent the Forum across various audiences and venues.
The Disability & Philanthropy Forum is partnering with Jamie Albaum and Lauren Bell of LaCire to manage applications. To apply for this position, please use the application form: https://forms.gle/C1KY6u9cCwSwxvur5
If you encounter any challenges accessing or using the online form, please reach out to [email protected] and we will ensure proper accommodations are provided.
Please note that only candidates who are selected to move forward will be contacted. Candidates who are selected to move forward will be contacted by the end of February 2024. The hiring process will take place in three rounds during March and April 2024.
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the candidate selection process, please direct your inquiries to our lead recruiter, Jamie Albaum, at [email protected] or (504) 941-1086.