Executive Director Reviews

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Based on 3,565 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?

January 2015
"Life as the Executive Director."
Executive Director:
Pros: Working with the people in need and mentoring staff who want to get better.
Cons: The money paid and the money available.
January 2015
Executive Director:
Pros: The less fortunate people we serve.
Cons: Not having volunteers show up when scheduled.
January 2015
Executive Director:
Get everything in writing up front and compensation plan spelled out with specific measurables in how your performance will be measured.
February 2015
"Living Your Dream."
Executive Director:
If you are passionate about something in your life follow the passion and create a way for you to live and work. Supporting it. Always be true to the mission and surround yourself with like minded people and never loose hope.
February 2015
"Challenging."
Executive Director:
Pros: Working with other agencies, building a service, supporting others, the challenge!
Cons: Stress levels, lone working, lack of support, lack of acknowledgement.
March 2015
"Full capacity and scope."
Executive Director:
Be slow and methodical.. Think big picture.
March 2015
"The lack of funding."
Executive Director:
Get adequate pay for job description.