Job Listing: Executive Director

Vision Together 2025 Published: September 15, 2020
Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
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Job Title:  Executive Director - Vision Together 2025

Organization:  Vision Together 2025

Location:  Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Community stakeholders in greater Johnstown are implementing a comprehensive strategy for renewal and growth.  The approach began as a grass roots initiative in 2015. It has evolved into mission driven organization that continues to focus on grass roots initiatives, while advancing overarching initiatives and high impact projects.

This is a unique opportunity for the first Execute Director to further advance and execute strategy and lead an innovative management road map.  The opportunity to make a positive and tangible impact is unlimited.

The position is based in Johnstown and entails periodic travel to Washington, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and other locations to execute strategy, develop partnerships, and to meet with prospective investors and grantors.  The selected candidate will be expected to reside in the greater Johnstown region within six months of hiring.

Qualifications and Skills

This position requires a broad range of experience and skills, including:

  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
  • Team building and consensus building
  • Ability to work effectively with a leadership body
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Strategic thinking and action
  • Development and fund-raising ability
  • Fiscal integrity and ability to manage complex budgets

Other essential traits include proven integrity with humility and service at the core of the successful candidate’s leadership philosophy.  Promotion of innovation and reasonable risk taking are other key traits.

Job Requirements

A minimum of eight years of relevant experience is required in a field such as marketing, public administration, community and economic development, business or urban planning.  A Master’s degree is preferred, but not required.  Relevant experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

The Executive Director will be expected to work a traditional work week.  However, potential candidates must understand that the nature of the position will require frequent attendance at evening meetings and events.

The selected candidate will be expected to become a resident in the Johnstown region within six months of hiring.

Cover letter and resume must be submitted by no later than Friday October 2, 2020 to [email protected] (VT2025ED null@null gmail