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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
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.