Executive Director to lead a highly effective advocacy organization working to stop the gun violence epidemic (PA)
Since its inception in 2001, CeaseFirePA has worked in communities across Pennsylvania to build support from the ground up for reforms to reduce gun violence.
CeaseFirePA’s agenda focuses on addressing all causes of gun violence, from stopping urban community gun violence to stemming the rising rates of gun suicides in rural Pennsylvania.
With a bold strategic action plan, CeaseFire has achieved key victories that have shaped the gun violence debates beyond the state’s borders:
While CeaseFirePA has accomplished a great deal, there is far more work to be done. Today the organization seeks a passionate and motivated Executive Director to lead a strong Board of Directors, capable staff, and growing group of citizen advocates during a critical time when transformational leadership is required to ensure lasting positive change. The Executive Director’s time will be divided between external-facing leadership and internal management, with a focus on six key areas where action is particularly critical to achieving community safety.
The successful Executive Director will have senior management, advocacy, and fundraising experience and an awareness of current and historical trends in gun laws and policies. Ideal candidates will also have:
Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for CeaseFirePA. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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