Executive Director

American Friends of the Czech Republic
July 19, 2020
Washington, DC
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National advocacy non-profit, based in the DC Metro area, is actively searching for a half-time Executive Director.

Company: Established not-for-profit advocacy organization. Mission to promote and preserve freedom and democracy, as well as American values and influence, in the Czech Republic and Central Europe, a strategic but threatened region of the world. (www.afocr.org)

Location: Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area

Hours/Schedule: Schedule is generally during normal business hours, but can include events on weekends and evenings.

Facilities/Support: Executive Director will work remotely and initially without administrative support.

Rate: Based on experience.

Job Description: Executive Director reports to and informs the Board of Directors and is responsible for fundraising, programming, and oversight/execution of financial, administrative, and operational activities.


  • Leads the organization in accordance with its mission and values
  • Leads in strategic planning and implements the strategic plan
  • Strengthens existing, and develops new, funding relationships to ensure a diverse source of funding
  • Develops and maintains positive and productive relationships with stakeholders
  • Represents the organization and increases its presence among the foreign affairs community and its constituencies
  • Develops, leads, and executes programs and expands existing people-to-people exchanges
  • Develops, leads, and executes public relations, social media outreach, and newsletter publication
  • Proposes an annual budget and manages finances within the budget


  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree preferred
  • Experience: Minimum of 7 years’ nonprofit managerial experience, preferably in the advocacy sector with emphasis on fund raising, marketing/PR, program management, and leadership initiatives
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising with foundations, corporations, government entities, and individuals
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to leverage limited resources and manage multiple, competing priorities
  • A creative, innovative, and strategic thinker with extraordinary interpersonal skills who builds relationships across stakeholder groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; native English proficiency
  • Innovative and strategic leader with demonstrated record of success in the non-profit area.
  • Considered a plus will be knowledge of, and keen interest in, the Czech Republic, Central Europe, and foreign affairs


How To Apply

To Apply: Cover letter and resume, with compensation expectations, to: doubek98@aol.com.

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