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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    Ocean Avenue Association JOB TITLE: INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR About the Ocean Avenue Association The Ocean Avenue Association (OAA) is a nonprofit
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      Ocean Avenue Association

      JOB TITLE: INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

      About the Ocean Avenue Association
      The Ocean Avenue Association (OAA) is a nonprofit organization. Our
      goal is to promote our local businesses & ensure the social welfare
      through safety & cleaning programs in the Ocean Avenue Community
      Benefit District (CBD). Activities include cleaning and maintenance
      services, business marketing events and materials, advocacy with the
      City, and safety initiatives.
      The boundary of the OAA includes properties fronting Ocean Avenue from
      Manor Drive to Interstate 280 (on the northern side) and Victoria to
      Lick‐Wilmerding High School near Geneva (on the southern side).
      The Board of Directors of the OAA oversees management of the Ocean
      Avenue CBD. The Board is comprised of district property owners,
      merchants, and community members.

      Position Summary
      The Interim Executive Director will provide professional leadership
      and management of the projects and activities the OAA undertakes
      through its management plan for Ocean Avenue during a time of
      transition. He/she is responsible for marketing and promoting the
      Ocean Avenue retail district to City officials and the general public,
      ensuring sound finances and internal systems, reaching out to
      community members, stakeholders, and elected officials to develop and
      maintain mutually rewarding relationships that further the mission of
      the OAA.

      Position Responsibilities Leadership
      • Serves as the OAA’s key representative to property owners,
      merchants, residents, community members, and other key stakeholders
      • Develops and maintains relationships with private and public funding
      sources, community organizations, community members, public
      stakeholders, City agencies, elected officials and the media.
      Management
      • Oversees all management and operations, including identifying and
      establishing the organization’s office of operations
      • Effectively manages all contracts and services delivered by the OAA
      and its sub‐contractors (cleaning and maintenance services, marketing
      services, grant projects, etc)
      • Prepare newsletters to disseminate information about the about the
      OAA’s goals, programs, and activities
      • Programming with merchants
      Finance and Fundraising
      • Work with Board to plan and monitor annual budget of approximately $300K
      • Prepare annual reports for approval by the Board of Directors
      • Sustain and maintain fundraising, including monitoring of current
      grants and the identification and pursuit
      of other resource development opportunities
      • Approve expenses and invoices for payment, manage books
      Board of Directors
      • Works with Board leadership and committees to facilitate
      accomplishments of the organization while supporting effective Board
      communication and operations.
      • Provides Board members with information they need to be active and
      helpful in forwarding the mission of the organization.
      • Serve as primary liaison between Board and District stakeholders.
      • Assist with Board development and general operations.
      • Reports to and carries out the direction of the Board
      Required Qualifications
      • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible management
      experience in a community‐based organization of similar scope and size
      • A degree in nonprofit, public or business administration, community
      development, communications or related field is preferred, or an
      equivalent combination of experience and education
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public
      speaking skills as well as the ability to write clearly for media
      publications and the general public
      • Experience managing City grants and contracts
      • Experience working with a Board of Directors
      • Proven ability to raise money through City and private grants
      • Proven ability to outreach to and work successfully with diverse communities
      • Working knowledge of fiscal management and budgeting
      • Significant experience working with person of diverse racial and
      ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic
      statuses, ages, and sexual orientations
      Desired Qualifications
      • Bilingual, Spanish and/or Cantonese speaking preferred but not required
      Qualifications and Personal Characteristics
      The Executive Director has clear and demonstrated skills in guiding
      and developing a community‐based organization from inception. S/he
      must be willing to work flexible hours and telecommute part of the
      time. S/he is able to actively and visibly represent the organization
      in a broad range of venues. They will be knowledgeable about local
      politics and the Ocean Avenue retail district. S/he has a demonstrated
      background and excellent skills in non‐profit management,
      organizational development, community development and economic
      development.
      Salary commensurate with experience.

      Application Process
      Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to the Ocean Avenue
      Association, with the subject line Interim Executive Director
      Position, by e‐mail to info.oacbd@.... NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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