The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine seeks an Executive Director.

The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine is dedicated to the preservation of Palestinian cultural heritage, traditions and customs. Founded in 1958, and based in Westland, Michigan (suburban Detroit), the Federation is family-centered, steeped in tradition, and its membership spans the 40,000 Ramallites in diaspora across the United States.

Reporting directly to the Federation President, this multifaceted position requires diplomacy and exemplary written and verbal communication skills for interactions with internal and external stakeholders, marketing expertise, project management skills and the ability to oversee the administration of multiple programs.

Interfacing with the President, Deputy President, Executive Administrator, Program Coordinator, Communications Coordinator and key leadership volunteers, primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: outreach, administering Federation committees, and the evaluation and improvement of various Federation programs. Based in the Federation’s suburban Detroit headquarters, residency in the Detroit metropolitan area is required.

The ability to successfully function autonomously while handling multiple, competing priorities is critical. Experience in function upgrades and success launching enterprise-wide CRM is preferred. Previous experience with marketing strategies utilizing multiple social media platforms is highly desirable. Records administration, fund raising and grant writing / administration experience are required. The ability to direct and coordinate the efforts of a small work team is of paramount import.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, plus 8 to 10- plus years’ progressively responsible experience in a non-profit/association/foundation environment, with quantifiable leadership successes. The CAE professional credential is highly desirable, but not required.

Deep understanding of, and appreciation for the customs, history and traditions of the Arabic culture are critical to success in this role.

Overnight travel is required at least twice annually, with the potential for more, driven by business necessity.
A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, is offered.

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The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine is an Equal Opportunity Employer