It cannot be denied that the executive director is the most critical role for any nonprofit. While every staff and board member is important, it is this key leader who ultimately oversees the day-to-day, inspires and guides the team, and represents the organization to the outside world.
For these reasons, hiring an executive director is the most important task facing a nonprofit and its board. Done well it can introduce new levels of energy and opportunity. Done poorly it can send the organization into chaos and heartache.
What’s the best way to find the right ED fit for an organization in transition? Recently, Deirdre presented a teleseminar where she covered the nine simple steps to recruiting an ED right. Using true anecdotes and concrete tips, she provides a solid framework that you can use to set your organization on a whole new path to success. Click the link to listen to a recording of the teleseminar: 9 Steps to Hiring and ED…Right.
Now go do good…well.