This position requires a highly professional person with excellent communication skills and offers a tremendous amount of flexibility. Knowledge of St. Petersburg, historic preservation and allied fields, as well as non-profit experience is a plus. The duties outlined below are not in order of importance and should be considered more of a guide than an actual to-do list. Responsibilities may expand with the successful growth of the organization. The executive director will work with the president and the board to determine the priorities.
Develop and implement programming that fulfills SPPs mission, raises its profile, and generates income. Communicate effectively with the board of directors, develop all materials for meetings, and assist with committee meetings. Oversee the maintenance of the website and social media programs. Attend SPP meetings and events. Maintain SPPs files & by-laws. Oversee walking tour program and assist in guild training and program development. Answer phone, emails, and respond to general inquiries. File mandatory reports (corporate, charitable solicitations, etc. Oversee responsibilities of part time Program Coordinator
Membership - Develop recruitment and retention strategies.Solicit new members and seek existing member renewals
Finance - Work with Treasurer and committee chairs to develop annual budget. Maintain QuickBooks
Development - Identify grant opportunities and assemble grant applications.Assist in developing and implementing fund raising program.Assist in soliciting sponsors for Movies in the Park and other SPP programs
Advocacy- Work with the committee to:
Develop policy on general and specific issues
Develop advocacy programming and outreach
Assist in research of preservation issues and disseminate information to committee and board
Assist in representing SPP at various public hearings and neighborhood meetings, and to the media.
Lecture Series, Programs - Develop ongoing list of prospective speakers. Plan programs, lectures and events. Oversee the program coordinator and assist in executing the events.
Marketing- work with public officials and the media to keep SPP in the public eye. Solicit publicity for SPP and specific events. Speak to community groups about SPP programs and initiatives