Rockford Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (RAASE)
Job Title
  Vice President
  Executive Director
Job Description
  The Executive Director of RAASE will provide strong leadership with demonstrated abilities in organizational development and team building to create and sustain an environment conducive to reaching survivors of human trafficking and assisting them to the path of healing and recovery. The CEO is also responsible for oversight of advocate/volunteer recruitment, training, supervision; fund development; grant management; and leading the strategic plan of the organization.
The Executive Director must have the ability to plan, develop/solicit and manage financial resources and organization obligations.
Other Information
  Minimum Salary $40,000/year, negotiable, based on experience.

The Executive Director must be a strong, articulate leader with excellent leadership, communication, financial, supervision, outreach and fundraising skills. Key elements of this position are: a commitment and deep understanding of issues related to human trafficking and its impact on survivors.
Organizational management to include board relations, and the ability to manage volunteers, and strong leadership skills to plan, implement, evaluate and ensure excellent performance levels.
Excellent interpersonal and professional skills, and the ability to establish relationships internally and externally. Skills to negotiate with and influence regional organizations, local government and political representation, assuring RAASE is recognized as an organization committed to its mission by serving as a knowledgeable resource to the media and community at large.
Thorough knowledge of domestic violence and human trafficking prevention efforts, including best practice prevention efforts and strategies.

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or minimum of five years of non-profit management and leadership experience with revenue and expense responsibility.
• Experience in non-profit service, fiscal, grant, contract, public relations and human resource management.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to speak effectively to groups in the community and within the organization.
• Demonstrated success in fundraising, including having secured grants and contributions from foundations, corporations, individuals and government agencies.
• Completion of 40 hours of training in sexual assault and abuse which meets ICASA requirements.
• Knowledge of social service agencies and their functions in the community.


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