Executive Director, Provincetown 400

Provincetown 400, an organization that commemorates the first landing of the Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620 on the shores of what is now Provincetown, MA, is conducting a search for an Executive Director. Provincetown 400 honors the native peoples already living here and embraces the writing and signing of the Mayflower Compact, the beginning of democracy in America.
Executive Director Job Description and Qualifications The Executive Director reports to the Executive Committee and has overall strategic, fundraising, operational and marketing responsibility for all Provincetown 400 endeavors. The Executive Director will ensure that Provincetown 400 endeavors adhere to the mission statement, and are inclusive and historically accurate. The strategy developed should strive to incorporate all towns on Cape Cod and be designed to promote Provincetown through and beyond 2020.
Ambassador/Liaison The Executive Director is the face of Provincetown 400 and liaisons with the media, businesses and business organizations, committee chairs, Plymouth 400, Massachusetts 400, appointed and elected officials, vendors, consultants, other non-profits, residents and visitors. With the support of the Executive Committee and others, the Executive Director will become acquainted with and knowledgeable about the aforementioned entities.
Finances Working with the Executive Committee, the Executive Director will create a line item budget itemizing sources of revenue and expenditures. The Executive Director will develop – and be responsible for the successful implementation of – a fundraising strategy incorporating corporate and private donations, government grants and contracts, fees for goods and services, event admissions, etc.
Management The Executive Director will work with stakeholders, and with respect to other organizations, to develop and lead the implementation of a calendar of events for fundraising and commemorating, facilitating the arrival of the Mayflower in Provincetown and other endeavors to “commemorate the first landing of the Pilgrims in 1620 on the shores of what is now Provincetown MA, honor the native peoples already living here, and embrace the writing and signing of the Mayflower Compact, the beginning of democracy in America.” The Executive Director will remove actual and potential roadblocks and redundancies to maximize the efficiency of the organization.
Leadership The Executive Director will cultivate and motivate volunteers and stakeholders in pursuing Provincetown 400 goals and objectives. The Executive Director will recommend hiring needs to the Executive Committee and will supervise and monitor paid employees and consultants. The Executive Director will work independently and with professional consultants, tourism professionals and volunteers to raise the required funds and thoroughly market Provincetown 400 endeavors, and with legal consultants as needed.
Marketing The Executive Director will develop and implement a marketing plan, with goals and objectives as outlined by the Executive Committee. The marketing plan/endeavors will address the local and regional constituency as well as the national and international tourism market. The Executive Director is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and reporting on all Provincetown 400 endeavors.
Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree * 3 years of experience and proven success in management and leadership roles * Successful track record working closely with board leadership and volunteers * Ability to form effective relationships with a wide range of constituencies * Ability to organize and motivate people to accomplish goals while creating a sense of order, purpose and direction * Ability to achieve results working independently * Working competence of social media/social networking and other marketing tactics necessary for the implementation of the marketing plan* Ability and willingness to work weekends, nights, and holidays as needed
How To Apply:
To apply for the Provincetown 400 Executive Director position, send cover letter, resume, 3 references and a writing sample to Provincetown400@gmail.com.
Apply by:
May 31, 2016