Now Hiring – Golden Mile Alliance Executive Director
Job Title: Executive Director
Organization: Golden Mile Alliance (GMA)
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Golden Mile Alliance (GMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the Golden Mile area in Frederick, MD, into a vibrant and thriving community. We’ve been working towards this mission since 2012, with a focus on making the Golden Mile an attractive destination for shopping, dining, living, recreation, and commerce.
As the Executive Director (ED) of GMA, you will play a vital role in driving our mission forward. Reporting to the Board of Directors, you’ll lead a small team of dedicated volunteers and may oversee future employees. Your primary responsibility will be to build and maintain in-person partnerships and relationships within Frederick and surrounding communities.
- Collaborate closely with the Board of Directors to ensure GMA’s mission is fulfilled.
- Support and engage a strong, volunteer-led Board of Directors.
- Act as an ex-officio member of committees and involve the board in strategic decision-making.
Leadership and Management:
- Lead, coach, and develop GMA’s volunteer teams and potential future staff.
- Drive community awareness and program excellence.
- Ensure effective program evaluation, financial management, fundraising, and communications.
Financial Management, Sustainability, and Development:
- Work with the Finance Committee to develop the annual budget.
- Identify revenue growth opportunities and cost-saving measures.
- Expand revenue-generating and fundraising activities.
- Cultivate and steward donors.
- Enhance the organization’s external presence and relationships.
Planning & New Business:
- Design and implement programs to engage the Golden Mile community.
- Develop partnerships in new markets and communicate program results.
- Ability to work independently while leading a small team.
- Dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles.
- Commitment to quality programs and community development.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Action-oriented, adaptable, and innovative mindset.
- Passionate, collaborative, and mission-driven.
Education and Experience:
- BA/BS degree with at least five (5) years of management experience or a graduate degree with at least three (3) years of management experience.
- Experience in organizational management, budgeting, and fundraising.
- Strong marketing and public relations skills.
- Exceptional fundraising experience.
- Experience working with non-profit Boards of Directors.
- Track record of leading performance-oriented organizations.
- Successful strategy development and implementation.
- Grant writing experience.
- Ability to work evening and weekend required for community events when applicable.
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 per year.
- 401K matching plan.
- Paid time off.
- Flexible schedule.
- Health care benefits (details to be discussed).
To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Operations@goldenmilealliance.org. Application instructions:
We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. A diverse team fosters innovation and better problem-solving.