Executive Director

Family Equality Council
Open. (Preference for New York City or Washington, D.C.)
Mission Statement: 

Family Equality Council is committed to a future in which families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer are legally recognized, valued by society, and afforded equal opportunity to thrive.

Position Description: 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director of Family Equality Council will assume responsibility for day-to-day leadership and operation of the organization. She/He/They will oversee the organization's programs and services, help expand fundraising efforts, and lead a staff of 16 in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Wisconsin, and Florida.  In addition she/he/they should bring exceptional communications skills and media savvy; the ability to make impactful connections with a wide range of constituencies; a leadership style which provides strategic direction and encourages collaboration and creativity; the openness to learn and grow from content experts and long-term supporters in and around the organization.


The ideal candidate will be a proven and successful organizational leader and have:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years' management experience; preferably including nonprofit organization leadership, as an executive or Board member;
  • Proven track record of success in fundraising as demonstrated by growing an organization's philanthropic income and base of support;
  • Experience working effectively and collaboratively with a volunteer Board of Directors or similar governing body;
  • Budget management experience in a program or organization of at least $2.5 million;
  • Staff management experience of at least 10-15 professionals; preference for someone who has successfully managed a remote team or employees.
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Application Instructions: 

Nominations, inquiries, or applications (including a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae) should be directed electronically and in confidence, to: kevin [at] kevinchasesearch.com 

  • Kevin Chase, Managing Partner, 323.930.8948 l kevin [at] kevinchasesearch.com
  • Catie DiFelice, Senior Associate, 626.375.2066 l catie [at] kevinchasesearch.com
Position Level: 
Kevin Chase
Country/US Territory: 
United States