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Beyond Abuse seeks an Executive Director

28 Jul 2020 11:14 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)


The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead and to manage a nonprofit organization with extensive knowledge of sexual assault and child abuse issues. The individual selected will possess:

  • Financial Management. It is critical for the future of Beyond Abuse that funding is secure; strengthening relationships, identifying new sources of revenue, grant and proposal writing and implementation of an annual campaign will help assure this future. Grant management experience is preferred.

  • Administration. The Executive Director will be an experienced and effective manager of people and change. The Executive Director will be able to build an effective team working together toward a common vision. Experience with strategic planning and nonprofit management are preferred.

  • Service Coordination. The Executive Director will inspire confidence and provide leadership and vision to ensure a promising future for Beyond Abuse. The executive Director will have the ability to face problems directly in a professional and assertive manner. Through innovation and strategic leadership Executive Director will ensure that programs and services are congruent with the mission and vision of Beyond Abuse.

  • Community & Public Relations. The Executive Director will represent and market the purpose, goals, programs and services of Beyond Abuse. The Executive Director will especially be able to engage with stakeholders and partnering agencies to strengthen and/or establish new relationships. Experience in collaboration and maintaining relationships is required.


Master’s degree in social science, law or business with at least 5 years of experience in the areas of sexual violence and child abuse, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Management, financial and supervisory experience. Excellent writing and communication skills. Ability to work well with others to develop positive working relationships with partner agencies, funding sources, community professionals, volunteers, board and staff. Portray professional image as representative and spokesperson of Beyond Abuse. The ideal candidate is a strong, experienced leader with a track record of success. Passion and commitment to the organization’s mission is essential.

Personal assets will include integrity, high energy, excellent listening and relational skills. The right person for this opportunity will also possess:

  • The ability to inspire and energize others.

  • Strong relationship building skills.

  • The ability to represent the agency on local and state levels.

  • Expertise in securing a diverse pool of funding.

  • Proven ability to engage, manage, motivate and unite staff around common goals and strategies – drive results across functions and work groups.

  • Ability to engage the board, staff, community partners and stakeholders in decision making to build a consensus, and to make tough decisions when necessary.

  • Proven business acumen with a track record of effective management and budgeting.

  • Travel is required; SC driver’s license and a good driving record necessary.

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter with resume to include salary requirements to careers@beyondabuse.info no later than end of business on Friday, July 31, 2020. 

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