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Based on 3,605 responses, the job of Executive Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.37 out of 5. On average, Executive Directors are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as an Executive Director?

February 2014
"Quality of relationships is key."
Executive Director:
Work hard and lead well.
February 2014
Executive Director:
Check the level of financial security if you are going to work in a non profit sector.
July 2014
"Board involvement less than expected."
Executive Director:
Take time to recruit new board members and develop them.
September 2014
"Reach Out To Others."
Executive Director:
Don't be afraid to reach out and ask a lot of questions. Others in your industry with more experience are always willing to help.
September 2014
"Ability To Strengthen Community, Work With Diverse Group."
Executive Director:
Pros: Making a difference, people, variety.
Cons: Financial stress, lack of resources, controlling supervisor.
September 2014
"Pay Attention To The Small Things."
Executive Director:
Observe, communicate in a positive manner and treat others as you would like to be treated. Know how to complete government budgets and also how to review agency budgets and financial reports. Should have property management skills as we have 21 properties that include 60 living units each a minimum of 1 bedroom.
October 2014
"Stress Level."
Executive Director:
Surround yourself with strong people and work as a team.