2022-23 BOARD RECRUITMENT

See below for more information about our open Board of Directors positions. For more information or to express your interest, please email recruitment@fairfaxlibraryfoundation.org.

Board Title: Member, Board of Directors

Board Role: Leader, Recruitment

The Leader, Recruitment, will serve as part of the Board Resource Committee and will work to ensure the organization’s needs are met through identifying and engaging talented and committed prospects for board membership.

 

The Leader will:

1) Participate in quarterly Board meetings.

2) Engage Board members in discussions and identification of needed knowledge, skills, abilities for Board membership.

3) Work with Executive committee to prioritize and finalize roles for recruitment, share with staff for promotion.

4) Manage timeline and plan of recruitment, interview, and recommendations for new members for slate development each June.

5) Update and manage materials for consistent and transparent interviews.

6) Provide approved background materials and interview approaches for Board members and other Foundation champions in recruiting and interviewing qualified volunteer Board members.

7) Help Drive Board Diversity Equity and Inclusion goals.

8) Contribute to fundraising and recruitment goals of the Board, including a mandatory give/get requirement of $2,000.

 Successful candidates will have 5+ years of human resources experience, including recruitment, an interest in non-profit organizational development, and a love of the library.

Board Title: Member, Board of Directors

Board Role: Leader, Marketing and CRM strategy

The Leader, Marketing and CRM Strategy provides the Board of the Foundation with guidance and direction on marketing, development enablement and optimizing CRM for content management, community management, and increased development revenue.  As a key member of the Development, Marketing and Advocacy Committee, this Board member will provide advice on how best to set and achieve optimal ongoing engagement with donors in various segments and optimizing our content management and engagement approaches for growth with corporate and individual donors. Building on the Foundation’s record of accomplishments, the leader will champion the organizational vision, this leader will help the Foundation grow its capabilities and build sustainable long-term relationships with donors. 

 

The leader will:

  1. Attend quarterly Board meetings.

  2. Serve as a member of the Development, Marketing and Advocacy Committee

  3. Contribute to annual strategy discussion with fellow Board members and staff, identifying key areas of strengths and opportunities for marketing.

  4. Provide input on development strategy developed by DMAC and staff.

  5. Provide counsel on questions regarding marketing, engagement, and development enablement.

  6. Contribute to fundraising and recruitment goals of the Board.

 

Successful candidates will have 5+ years of experience leading corporate or non-profit organizations through a marketing/sales or development planning and execution, and a love of the library. Leaders must bring an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the mission and demonstrated track record of managing successful CRM-based campaigns resulting in increased revenues.