Executive Director of the New England Ski Museum
The New England Ski Museum, a nonprofit organization based in Franconia and North Conway New Hampshire, is looking for an Executive Director to replace the long-time CEO who is retiring around March 2022. a full-time, year-round position with the required pay and benefits.
The new CEO will provide dynamic staff leadership and assist in policy development, planning, organization, staffing and overall operations. The CEO reports to and works closely with the Board of Trustees to refine, develop and implement a progressive program for Museum exhibits, collections management, educational activities, fundraising and community outreach. .
Summary of Responsibilities:
• Works in conjunction with the Board of Trustees to develop strategic direction and establish initiatives to fulfill the museum’s mission to increase awareness and awareness at the local, state, national and international levels.
• Directs the day-to-day operations of the museum, including development, education and public programming, finance, external communications and staffing.
• Manages and directs two full-time staff, part-time staff, volunteers and consultants. Acts as the Museum’s spokesperson and lead advocate.
• Builds strong partnerships in the community.
• Improves the public image of the Museum to increase interest and support.
• Lead the overall development of public relations and marketing initiatives.
• Develops an effective communication plan to raise the profile of the museum.
• Manages, secures and maintains Museum property and facilities, as well as collections held in trust.
• The minimum education requirement is a bachelor’s degree. Higher diploma preferably.
• Love of skiing and its rich history
• More than ten years of experience in a museum, non-profit organization or business. At least five years at a senior management level, preferably.
• Demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership, vision and strategic direction. Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans.
• Demonstrated knowledge of standards and best practices for museums, non-profit organizations or similar, as well as a history of involvement in relevant professional organizations.
• Strong track record of successful fundraising and membership development.
• Demonstrated excellence in writing and public speaking. Proven ability to work in a cooperative, diplomatic and effective manner with boards of directors, volunteers and community relations and outreach capacities.
• Competence in the management of museum operations, including personnel matters. Demonstrated ability to supervise and work successfully with museum staff, volunteers and various public groups.
• Demonstrated success in developing, managing and growing an annual operating budget. Strong business management skills.
• Excellent planning, time management and decision making skills.
• Working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, emails, calendars / schedules and word processing software. Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as required. The salary is proportional to experience. Set of competitive advantages. NESM is an equal opportunity employer.
The search will remain open until the position is filled. Please respond confidentially with a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
The Country Consulting Group, Inc.
PO Box 93 Jackson, NH 03846 or