Friends of Stevens Creek Trail – Executive Director

 This is a paid, part-time staff position for the Friends of Stevens Creek Trail, a 501(c)(3) organization.  We’re looking for someone who has passion for our mission; previous experience in a leadership role in a nonprofit is highly desirable, but not required. Demonstrated success at fundraising from corporate donors is a strong plus. The executive director reports to the President of the Board of Directors and works with the entire Board but is not a member of the Board.

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Our Mission:

We promote community pride and involvement in the completion, enhancement and enjoyment of the Stevens and Permanente Creek Trails and Wildlife Corridors.

General duties and responsibilities:  

  1. Strategy and planning: determines key strategic objectives, produces an annual plan, updates board

  2. Advocacy, outreach and community involvement: represents the organization, identifies opportunities to further goals, responsible for all marketing and social media promotions and materials

  3. Program development, management and execution: defines and manages all programs, supervises the assistant director and any other employees/volunteers

  4. Organization and fundraising development: manages all fund related projects, writes grant proposals, annual appeals, Trailblazer Race

  5. Fiscal and administrative management: manages the budget, oversees accounting, prepares materials for board meetings

Requisite Skills:

  • Effective public speaker with strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strategic planning and vision through robust leadership, and consensus building

  • Excellent people skills to ensure successful project completion

  • Self-starting, motivated and enthusiastic

  • Honest and ethical

To Apply: 

To apply, email your resume and a cover letter in PDF format to In your cover letter please explain why you are interested in the position and what makes you a good fit for the role. We are accepting applications until the position is filled. No phone calls please. For a more detailed job description please go to our website at