Thursday, January 21, 2010

NILMDTS Foundation Executive Director Search

I donate my time to families who have lost an infant. Today I received a notice that the foundation is searching for an executive director. Below is the notice:

Executive Director Search now underway!

Dear NILMDTS volunteers, donors, and contacts,

As you may know, the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation, has begun the search for a new Executive Director. The Foundation is an important so

urce of support to families who have lost an infant, providing the services of 7,000 volunteer photographers across 25 countries to capture sensitive, meaningful portraits of these very young children and their families. We have been able to help many families preserve special memories of these precious young lives, and the Board is now looking for an experienced, dynamic executive to lead the Foundation in its next phase of growth and development. If you have candidates who meet these qualifications, please let them know about our search. Our headquarters office is located in Littleton, CO.

Executive Director - Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation

Job Level: Senior

Job Description:

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and operational management of the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation. The Executive Director directs all fundraising activities, acts as primary spokesperson for the Foundation and builds its image nationally and internationally, directs staff development, and works with the Board on enhancing their capabilities. The Executive Director reports directly to the Chair of the Board of Directors and works closely with the Business Operations Manager, other staff members, volunteers, and the Board to fulfill the mission of the Foundation. The Executive Director manages an annual budget of approximately $400,000 and a staff of 4.5 professionals.

Job Qualifications:
7+ years of nonprofit fundraising and management experience including experience working with staff, board members, and other volunteers in a variety of fundraising activities. Must have strong organizational, creative, and written/oral communication skills with a proven track record.

Supervisory experience required. Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, prioritize work, solve problems, and operate under time and work volume pressure. Effective interpersonal skills and flexibility required. Ability to provide strategic direction and strong fiscal oversight.

Above all, we seek a leader who can embrace our artistic, compassionate, motivated culture, who is flexible, entrepreneurial, strategic, and visionary. We want an executive who will lead our organization into making an even greater impact in the lives of our clients and in our community.

Download a detailed job description from our web site.

Salary: TBD

Application Deadline: 03/10/2010

How to Apply: To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting at

The Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to diversity and encourage all people to apply.

NILMDTS Executive Search Team

Jacque Lopez
Interim Executive Director
7201 S. Broadway Suite #150
Littleton, CO 80122

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