The National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), is seeking a President/CEO who will work collaboratively with the Trustees of the National Housing Endowment and the staff leadership of the National Association of Home Builders to address the future education needs of the residential construction industry.
The President/CEO of the National Housing Endowment serves as the organization’s chief development officer, with a specific focus on top prospect cultivation and solicitation. He/she provides leadership for the Endowment through strategic planning, revenue generation, financial management, organizational development, staff management, and program operations. The President/CEO is responsible for development and implementation of: the strategic plan; the annual operating and capital budgets; staffing and outside consultants; the development program, including supervising any Annual Fund efforts, the planned giving program, periodic capital campaigns, major gifts, and donor recognition; overall administration and governance of the Endowment; and serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Housing Endowment.
The ideal candidate will have strong fundraising experience within the non-profit sector and strong organizational management skills with the ability to manage staff and set and achieve strategic objectives. Solid budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting are a must. Candidates should also have past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.
A minimum of 10 years of management experience at an executive or CEO level within the non-profit sector is required. An undergraduate degree is required. A graduate degree is preferred.
National Housing Endowment’s Mission:
The National Housing Endowment is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping the housing industry develop more effective approaches to home building, enhancing education, and training for future generations of leaders in residential construction and increasing the body of knowledge on housing issues. It does so by supporting innovative and effective programs that further education, training, and research in the residential construction industry.
The National Association of Home Builders provides programs and services in support of home builders nationally. Our members have built about 80% of all homes and until recently, generated approximately 14% of the GDP.
Located in Washington, D.C., NAHB has 245 staff and offers competitive salaries and a rich array of benefits.