About the Denver Tennis Park
Denver Tennis Park (DTP) is a new independent nonprofit organization that promotes youth development for all kids of all abilities. We work collaboratively with those who share our belief in the power of sports to change lives. Our facility is open to the public. Please visit www.denvertennispark.org to learn more.
The Executive Director will provide mission-driven leadership of the Denver Tennis Park. The ideal candidate possesses passion for youth development, enthusiasm for cultivating a dedicated and effective team, and an entrepreneurial mindset for building revenue. In this role, success entails oversight of innovative and inclusive programming as well as proactive engagement with diverse stakeholders and the general public.
Vision and strategy: With staff and board of directors, set and achieve clearly defined goals by effectively organizing and prioritizing resources to achieve them
Team leadership and culture: Build, manage and develop a talented and diverse staff; create a collaborative culture where excellence, a strong work ethic, and team-work are encouraged and rewarded
Innovative Programs: Ensure DTP conducts inclusive, accessible and financially sustainable onsite/offsite developmental programs for youth (3-5th, middle, and high school); grow participation of underserved youth
Partnership development: Deepen value-added relationships with Board members, local and national mission-aligned organizations and philanthropic resources
Operations management: Oversee stewardship of day-to-day operations and facilities; ensure practices and policies promote an excellent and safe customer experience
Financial management: Establish effective risk management policies and use best practices to develop and manage forecasts and budgets; ensure proper reporting and comply with applicable laws and regulations
Resource development: Meet DTP’s annual financial goals; manage and grow funding relationships with individuals, corporations, and foundations; optimize facility usage and generate revenue from diverse sources
Community relations: Represent the DTP, proactively build awareness of mission, programs, and impact
Presence as a leader with evident passion and commitment to serving all youth
Significant experience in senior leadership roles at a youth-serving organization, having demonstrated proficiency in many or all of the above areas of responsibility
Proven financial management and fundraising acumen
Experience managing diverse partnerships across nonprofit, philanthropic, education and corporate sectors
Exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and facility with technology
Important Personal Attributes
Integrity, enthusiasm, and an exemplary work ethic
Collaborative and inclusive leadership style
Positive attitude with an innate ability to seek solutions
Denver Tennis Park is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.