Chief Executive Officer

Kids In Need Foundation

| Minneapolis, MN | May 21, 2019

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, the award winning Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) has been a national leader in helping children in need gain access to school supplies since 1995. Working through resource centers, a vast network of partners and direct support initiatives, KINF has provided more than $1B in school supplies to teachers, schools and children over the course of its almost 25-year history. Despite the scale of these efforts, millions of students across the nation continue to struggle in school because they lack the basic tools to study and learn. The Kids In Need Foundation is committed to changing this reality.

KINF is seeking a CEO who will employ business acumen, creativity and an authentic passion for the mission to help guide KINF’s vision for the future. The CEO will inherit a strong, well-regarded organization poised for its next era of growth and accomplishment, and will lead KINF to new levels of impact, awareness and reach that build upon current momentum, a solid financial foundation and a deeply credible reputation.

The CEO of KINF reports to the Board, has an annual operating budget of $139mm and a full time staff of 23 people.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a strategic, inspiring leader who will lead KINF with passion and purpose.
• Bring strong financial and business acumen to KINF and capably execute the organizational mission.
• Be a compelling advocate and ambassador for the brand and an uncommonly good relationship builder.
• Bring a facility with digital literacy, social media and technology and understand how to leverage these tools to the benefit of KINF.
• Proactively lead KINF’s business development efforts and successfully grow both partnerships and revenue.
• Be a humble servant leader that embraces the need for a strong organizational culture as a high organizational priority.
• Develop and shape a bold vision for the future of KINF and ensure that the organization achieves its aspirations.
• Have a proven track record of leadership, fundraising and/or sales, cultivating relationships and program management in an organization of similar complexity.
• Bring Experience in working successfully with nonprofit boards.

For more information about the position, follow the link to the Leadership Profile If you wish to be considered for the opportunity, please submit your resume to:

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