Executive Director

Front Range Exceptional Equestrians
November 20, 2019
Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Mike Doyle


Reports To: Board of Directors

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Public Relations and Communications
    1. Plan, administer and implement a comprehensive marketing and communications program designed to improve program visibility, attract donors, participants and supporters and to promote program recognition within the community.
    2. Develop and maintain quality of all printed/ electronic marketing materials including but not limited to brochures, advertising, print media, social media, website, eblasts, newsletter.
    3. Coordinate all advertising efforts and media coverage.
    4. Represent Front Range Exceptional Equestrians at business events, conferences and speaking engagements.
    5. Communicate regularly with parents, volunteers, agencies, donors and supporters
  2. Funding Development
    1. Plan, administer and implement a development program including annual giving, special events, direct mail, major gifts and community support to successfully maintain our nonprofit programming.
    2. Identify new funding sources and create letters/ proposals to pursue such possibilities on a continuing basis.
    3. Develop relationships with corporations, foundations and businesses to represent the needs of the program.
    4. Acquire monies to support programming through a variety of funding sources including but not limited to: individuals, foundations, grants, business and trusts.
    5. Implement all aspects of fundraising and philanthropy.
    6. Promote philanthropy to the community and program supporters
    7. Maintain records of all solicitations made
    8. Play a major role in all fundraising and event planning.
  3. Administrative
    1. Stay informed of all PATH standards and certification to maintain accreditation as well as to meet state and local requirements.
    2. Understand and oversee all insurance issues and policies
    3. Develop and maintain a program database
    4. Develop and maintain the program website
    5. With the board financial officer, prepare and manage the budget annually
    6. Prepare and deliver an Executive Director report to the board at each monthly meeting.
    7. Work with the board to maintain, recruit and support all board members.
    8. With the program manager, supervise weekly class scheduling for all program locations
    9. With the program manager oversee training of staff to ensure safety and quality of programs
    10. With the volunteer coordinator, insure adequate, trained volunteers are available to support the program in all aspects, not limited to sidewalking/horse leader.
    11. Promote staff development and continuing education
    12. With guidance from the board, hire, direct, motivate, evaluate and fire staff as needed to provide quality services to our participants and community and fulfill our mission.


3-5 years nonprofit experience. Horse experience desirable but not required.

How To Apply

Resume and cover letter via email.

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