Executive Director Position Located At Az - Job Post By: Secular Az

Since 2010, Secular AZ has been working to ensure that Arizonans have a secular state
government by educating lawmakers and the public about the importance of secular issues.
We advocate on behalf of all individuals, including the nontheistic community, who believe that
public policy free of religious preference is the best way to ensure freedom of conscience for
Arizonans of all faiths and of none.

Secular AZ is seeking an Executive Director. The successful candidate will be ready and able to
continue building on the progress already achieved and to help ensure the organization’s
sustainability while bringing it to the next level in education and civic duties. Candidates should
have a background in non-profit leadership, and a demonstrated commitment to racial and
social justice community building. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and
is responsible for overall strategic and operational leadership of this Arizona non-profit. The
Executive Director will be responsible for building awareness of the need for secular
government, defining the organization’s strategic direction, ensuring adequate resources are in
place to support the mission, and leading the staff.


The Executive Director, reporting to the Board of Directors, oversees the business operations of
Secular AZ. The Director will:
• Implement and oversee education and community-building;
• Assist and communicate with lobbyists, volunteers, and liaised organizations statewide;
• Seek out and coordinate media opportunities, and maintain an active, pertinent social
media presence
(Facebook, Twitter, email blasts, website, etc.);
• Maintain and execute an effective fundraising plan;
• Maintain and improve the professionalism of Secular AZ and its staff.
The Secular AZ Board of Directors will work with the Executive Director to set appropriate goals
for the organization and will periodically review the performance of the Director towards
achieving the organization's goals.

Specific Qualifications
• Demonstrated team leadership skills and proven ability to effectively manage a non-profit
• Experience building collaborative relationships with staff, volunteers, board members,
donors, supporters, government leaders, elected officials, and leaders of peer
• Experience and demonstrated effectiveness with social media;
• Demonstrated effectiveness with fundraising, budgeting, and fiscal responsibility;
• Ability to communicate effectively with members, allied groups, state leaders,
legislators and the media;
• Experience in and commitment to social justice community building, outreach, and
inclusion including racial equity, LGBTQ rights, anti-racist/intersectional feminism, and
youth leadership development;
• Experience as a facilitator and negotiator, with the ability to both lead and serve a
network of passionate and independent secular organizations and individuals;
• Ability to act as a creative problem-solver and consensus-builder;
• Exhibit the highest level of honesty and integrity in dealing with Secular AZ members,
liaised organizations, political allies and adversaries, and the general public;
• Legislative policy experience – desirable but not required

This is a 1099 Contract position. The range is $55K to $72K, depending on experience and
other qualifications.

How to Apply
Please send copies of your letter of interest, resume, professional writing sample (no
longer than 3 pages) and three professional references to hiring@secularaz.org by
September 5, 2021.

Please use “Secular AZ ED” in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter where
you found the job announcement and include your name in the title of the documents that
are part of your application.

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Only applicants whose backgrounds most
closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview. Requests for reasonable
accommodations to participate in the application process should be made by email to

Secular AZ is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce and inclusive
culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race,
color, ethnicity, religion or lack thereof, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, marital status, veteran status,
socio-economic status or record of arrest or conviction or any other category protected by

Date Posted: 2021-08-31
Minimum Education: Unspecified
Apply: hiring@secularaz.org

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