Executive Director

Greater Longview United Way - Longview

Job Type: Executive Management
Closing date: 03/31/2021

What We’re Looking For
Greater Longview United Way (GLUW) is seeking an Executive Director to build upon the legacy
of its current Executive Director, who is retiring, and its highly engaged Board of Directors. S/he
will be responsible for ensuring the organization is efficiently and effectively managed, well
positioned in the community, and adequately resourced to achieve our desired community impact.
A successful candidate must be a visionary leader, possess organization leadership and
management skills, be able to grow business and revenue, and have a partnership mindset. The
candidate must be network oriented. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate the
• Ability to develop key external relationships to expand funding
• Extensive experience in the management of organizations of comparable size and mission
• Strong staff leadership and management
• Ability to form strong and collaborative partnership with a Board of Directors
• Active commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
• Precision in setting expectations and accountability across all core functions and for all
• Experience leading and managing a data and outcome informed community and collective
impact organization
• Utilization of the skills and experience of key content expert staff to round out their own
skill set
• Ability to lead with focus, specificity and clarity
• Strategic and decisive leader
The Board of Directors is most interested in interviewing candidates who can show specific results
in the following areas:
• Achieving double digit fundraising growth and developing innovative strategies to diversify
revenue streams
• Developing and initiating innovative concepts to increase community engagement,
particularly the business and individual philanthropic communities
• Expanding and building partnerships with other anchor institutions within the community
• Collaborating with, respecting, and leading a high impact staff team who are content
experts in their areas of responsibility
Previous experience leading: 1. A Business Development function, 2. A Philanthropic Funding or
Nonprofit Organization, 3. Collective Impact and Community Engagement Organization or 4. A
Community and External Affairs function would be highly desired.

Job Posting – Executive Director
To be a part of the most compelling mission in nonprofit work, submit a CV/resume and cover
letter to the search committee at employment@longviewunitedway.org. For additional
information regarding the organization and to view the full position description please visit:
https://www.longviewunitedway.org/. Please do not contact the United Way staff or Board

What You will Do
The Executive Director is the Board of Director’s single employee and serves as the leader of
the organization. The position is broad requiring the Executive Director to be in charge of all
internal operations and external relationships. Within the framework of the organization’s
policies and bylaws, the Executive Director has the authority to take necessary action to perform
the job responsibilities.

About GLUW
Greater Longview United Way is a locally incorporated, nonprofit organization dedicated
to generating funding for and auditing the performance of its local partner agencies and
programs. These agencies and programs provide care and support to more 42,000
people in the community. The money raised through employee campaigns, corporate
and individual gifts go to human service organizations that meet a variety of critical needs
in the local community, including health care, advocacy programs, childcare, food and
shelter, life skills development, and much more.
For nearly a century, United Way has been an anchor organization in the greater
Longview community, and its next leader has a unique opportunity to expand its impact
and deepen the engagement of the business and civic leaders in this community.
Explore and Engage

Learn more about Greater Longview United Way here: Greater Longview United Way.
Also, explore our great hometown of Longview and the many opportunities to engage
locally: City of Longview, Downtown Longview, Longview Chamber of Commerce,
LeTourneau University, University of Texas at Tyler-Longview Campus and Kilgore

Salary and Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience and similar leadership positions within the
community. Benefits will be in accordance with the United Way’s current employee
policies and procedures.

Contact Info

Greater Longview United Way