Regional CEO – Eastern Pennsylvania Region

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As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

We are currently seeking a Regional CEO for our Eastern Pennsylvania Region, based in Philadelphia.


  • Along with the Division Fundraising Vice President, the Regional CEO is responsible across the Eastern PA Region for achievement of fundraising goals as the chapters’ and/or region’s chief fundraiser.
  • Build strong relationships with key organizations and       community leaders.
  • Increase community awareness, participation, and commitment to the Red Cross by being an active community participant and ensuring regular local media communications.
  • Delivery of overall targets/goals of Eastern PA Region and for strategic and operational management/oversight of reporting chapter(s).
  • Ensure sound financial management and public accountability for contributions, income, and all Red Cross assets and approve any chapter annual revenue and expense budgets.
  • Build strong collaboration and consensus environment between all units in the Eastern PA Region, including any chapters and provide direction and strategy for improved performance.
  • Manage and grow the community resilience programs and work with community partners to ensure that the       communities build local capacity to prepare for, prevent, respond, and recover from disasters.


Education:  Four year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required.  Prefer Master’s degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or nonprofit management.

Experience: Minimum 7 years related experience in the profit or not-for-profit sector in business, sales or corporate administration.  Proven track record in raising significant financial resources.

Management Experience:  Minimum 5 years’ experience directing a workforce and program management responsibilities.

Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to develop effective work teams and build consensus within the organization and community.  Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgments in complex situations. Demonstrated ability for strong communication and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing.  Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies.

Travel:  As required.  May also involve field work.


About Us

For more than 130 years, the American Red Cross has been helping neighbors down the street, across the country and around the world.

As the nation’s premier emergency preparedness and response
organization, the Red Cross is there through every imaginable crisis—from house fires to earthquakes.

Founded by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross was formed to aid domestic and overseas relief efforts. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services but maintains the mission of preventing and relieving suffering. Today, victims of disaster, patients needing life-saving blood, members of the military and many more turn to the Red Cross nearly every second of every day. With nearly 270
chapters across the U.S., we have a presence in every community. With our global Red Cross partners, we comprise the largest humanitarian network in the world.

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