NFHCA Executive Director

Title:NFHCA Executive Director
Date: 4/14/2020
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is seeking an engaging and authentic leader to inspire membership, advocate for our sport, and provide resourceful and transparent leadership.

Summary Description:
The Executive Director will have ultimate responsibility for all operational matters of the NFHCA, including leading the overall strategic direction of the Association in conjunction with the NFHCA Executive Board.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s or equivalent preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide strategic recommendations to Executive Board and assist with implementation.
2. Craft commercial strategy and oversee all marketing endeavors to enhance revenue.
3. Maintain awareness of key issues impacting membership.
4. Drive communication and marketing strategies to advance NFHCA brand.
5. Administer all operational affairs.
6. Oversee all association events, programs, and services and provide recommendations to the Executive Board on adjustments beneficial to NFHCA.
7. Develop annual operating budget and partner with the Executive Board to identify priorities for revenue generation and resource allocation
8. Ensure financial health of association with decision making founded on fiscal prudence and timely and accurate financial reporting.
9. Build and maintain collaborative partnerships with external organizations including NCAA, NFHS, and USA Field Hockey.
10. Lead, mentor, and cultivate NFHCA staff.
11. Execute other duties as assigned by the Executive Board.

Critical Expertise & Experience:
1. Strategic business planning experience balancing innovation and sound fiscal judgment.
2. Demonstrated financial management skills, including budgeting, planning, and administration.
3. Proven ability to identify new streams of revenue (including sponsorships.)
4. A track record of collaboration with organizations and entities at local, regional, and national levels.
5. Developed and operationalized strategies advancing an organization.
6. Strategic mindset and approach to solving problems and identifying creative solutions.
7. Ability to perform and provide clear decision-making leadership, while managing multiple and sometimes competing priorities.
8. Demonstrated success in setting ambitious goals and inspiring those around them to achieve.
9. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and polished communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
10. Value-centered, principled leader who collaborates well with diverse groups of people and builds great teams.
11. Mission-driven, self-directed, analytical, innovative, and intuitive.


Commensurate with experience

Deadline for Submission:
May 12, 2020 5pm EST. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume, including references, via electronic mail to:

Questions may be directed to Heather Lewis, Executive Consultant, or Samantha Ekstrand, NFHCA Legal Counsel,
Location: Wexford, PA
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