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  • Rob Dolin
    Rob Dolin http://blog.robdolin.com ... From: jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com [mailto:jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tony Cani Sent: Monday,
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 6, 2006
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      Rob Dolin
      http://blog.robdolin.com

      -----Original Message-----
      From: jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tony Cani
      Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 8:22 AM
      To: jobsthatareleft@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [jobsthatareLEFT] Job: Executive Director, YDA

      Organization: Young Democrats of America
      Position: National Executive Director
      Salary: 65,000 - 80,000

      *********************************************
      Apply by sending resume, cover letter, three references, and a writing
      sample to edsearch@... <mailto:edsearch%40yda.org> by December 15th
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      Salary + Benefits: $65,000-$80,000 annually, fully covered
      health/dental/vision insurance, reimbursement for cell phone and
      attendance to at least one conference/professional development
      opportunity.

      Job Description: The Executive Director is accountable to and is
      selected by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is the Chief
      Executive Officer and general manager of the Young Democrats of America
      and shall be responsible for the employment and direction of staff to
      advance the objectives of YDA in coordination with the activities of the
      members, shall report from time to time to the Board on the activities
      of the organization and its financial condition, and shall have such
      other duties as are prescribed from time to time by the Board.

      YDA is continuing the transition from an all volunteer structure to a
      joint staff and volunteer structure,. In the past two years, YDA has led
      the youth voting field with the creation of the Alliance peer-to-peer
      campaign program. The Executive Director is a critical piece in YDA's
      next stage of organizational and programmatic development as well as the
      continuation of the new programs and major fundraising programs in
      place.

      Job duties include, but are not limited to:

      * Management of all National Staff and Consultants, including the
      Political Director, Chapter Building Director, Finance Director,
      Technology Director, and administrative staff.

      * Management of national office operations and state partnership
      programs including campaign and chapter building programs.

      * Management of the organization's multi-million dollar annual budget.

      * Serving as the representative of the organization to the media,
      donors, and other organizations.

      Qualifications: Ideal applicants will have the following experience, or
      similar qualifications.

      * At least 5 years experience in management of a membership based
      non-profit or political organization.

      * Experience raising and managing a budget of at least one million
      dollars.

      * Proven ability to work with members, donors and other stakeholders in
      managing a transition from volunteer based day-to-day operations to
      professionally staffed operation.

      * Experience working with volunteer board members to set goals and
      develop long term plans.

      * Experience with youth voting program and youth leadership programs.

      * Knowledge of affiliate/chapter based models.

      To Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, three
      references, and a writing sample no later than December 15, 2006
      electronically to edsearch@... <mailto:edsearch%40yda.org> . Please do
      not call, or submit a hard
      copy of your materials.

      Final hiring and start date is expected to fall between February and
      April, 2007.

      *********************************************
      Apply by sending resume, cover letter, three references, and a writing
      sample to edsearch@... <mailto:edsearch%40yda.org> by December 15th
      *********************************************

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      Tony Cani
      Political Director
      Young Democrats of America
      2850 Connecticut Avenue
      Washington DC, 20008
      Email: tcani@... <mailto:tcani%40yda.org>
      Office <mailto:tcani@... <mailto:tcani%40yda.orgOffice> > : (202)
      639-8585
      Fax: (202) 318-3221
      Web: www.yda.org <http://www.yda.org/ <http://www.yda.org/> >
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      Check out YDA in the new publication
      "A Gift to Democrats: How Democrats Can Win Elections by Making Young
      People a Top Priority
      <http://www.skylinepublicworks.com/downloads/Youngvoterreport.pdf
      <http://www.skylinepublicworks.com/downloads/Youngvoterreport.pdf> > ."

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