Executive Director

Carolina Breast Friends
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Executive Director/CEO

The Executive Director serves as the organization’s managing officer and reports directly to the Board of Directors.  The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for the operation of all programs, the management of all fiscal resources, the supervision of all staff, and the provision of quality services to the community of breast cancer Survivors served by Carolina Breast Friends. Working with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director formulates plans for achieving the organization’s mission, strategy, annual goals and objectives.


Leadership & Management: Works with Board of Directors to fulfill the mission

• Ensure Carolina Breast Friends philosophy and mission are pertinent and practiced throughout the organization.
• Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, consistent and ethical management of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems
• Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve strategic goals
• Actively engage and energize volunteers, Board members, committees, advisory council, partnering organizations, and funding sources

Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of Carolina Breast Friends

• Lead the development of the annual budget with the Treasurer, and make financial decisions consistent with the approved budget
• Maintain an accounting system that meets all federal, state and local compliance standards under the oversight of the Treasurer
• Provide accurate and timely statements that reflect the financial health of the organization
• Lead fundraising efforts, including supporting the Board’s involvement in fundraising, personally cultivating and soliciting donors, and supervising development staff efforts and implementation of fundraising plans and policies approved by the Board


Programming and Communication: Works with the Board of Directors and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach

• Develop the tactical implementation plan of Carolina Breast Friends’ Strategic Plan
• Oversee all aspects of communications from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand
• Responsible for planning, developing, supervising, implementation and tracking of programs that carry out the organization’s mission
• Meet, coach and offer support to Survivors who visit the Pink House
• Review and approve the use of the Carolina Breast Friends’ name, service tag and/or logo on all promotional materials
• Serve as the primary spokesperson for Carolina Breast Friends and as the liaison with various community organizations


Organizational Operations: Oversee and implement appropriate resources to ensure the operations of Carolina Breast Friends

• Responsible for creating efficient and effective business operations
• Lead, coach, develop and retain the Pink House team
• Manage the structure and operations of the Pink House
• Sign all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization
• Develop an annual calendar to include all critical tasks and responsibilities

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to search@pattonmdcowell.com.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to search@pattonmcdowell.com