Working with the Board to implement policy and operational guidelines to achieve the goals of the organization
Maintain appropriate boundaries between Board and CEO or staff responsibilities
Provide visionary leadership for the organization, along with strategic thinking to translate that vision into action
Maintain an effective budget process and a complete understanding of the organization’s financial position and outlook, and ensure fiscal responsibility and security
Maintain current funding streams and identify and implement new fundraising strategies
Represent NBCA to various audiences and maintain sound relationships with partner organizations, funders and supporters
Support the Board in its governance role and foster its ongoing development; keep the Board fully informed (on a timely basis) of internal conditions, significant issues, and important external developments affecting the development and delivery of programs and services; and
Oversee day-to-day operations and ensure that NBCA maintains its status as a well-managed, highly respected organization
Oversee the work of the staff, set work priorities, and maintain a positive work environment.
Successful leadership experience in a non for profit organization, including at least 5 years professional experience of progressive leadership and management responsibility. Experience in, and knowledge of, the fields of healthcare and health policy; understanding of national health policy issues, their interaction, and their socioeconomic and political environment. Proven successful experience with non profit fiscal management, budgeting and operations; including responsibility for developing and managing a programmatic budget. A successful track record in fundraising and developing relationships with funders and the ability to generate new revenue streams. Experience in grant writing or supervision preferred. Well honed leadership skills. Proven project management skills. Experience and understanding of the use of web based and social media tools for educational, awareness and fundraising purposes. Proven skill in management with the ability to oversee organizational workload planning, capacity to delegate and create a team atmosphere. Successful experience supporting a board of directors in its governance role, fostering its ongoing development and keeping the board informed of internal conditions and external developments.
About National Blood Clot Alliance
The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is a 501(c)(3), non profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and stroke. NBCA works on behalf of people who may be susceptible to blood clots,including but not limited to, people with clotting disorders, atrial fibrillation, cancer, traumatic injury and risks related to surgery, lengthy immobility, child birth and birth control. NBCA accomplishes its mission through programs that build public awareness, educate patients and health care professionals, and promote supportive public and private sector policy.