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executive director,
statewide association

Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA) is Wisconsin’s statewide member association for local and regional organizations committed to making every early childhood a great one.


We're recruiting an Executive Director for this amazing nonprofit. 

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Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA)


Madison, Wisconsin

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading SFTA (18 staff, $12 million budget) in the achievement of its mission of cultivating a system of organizations and professionals across Wisconsin to promote quality, strengths-based, early childhood services in all communities.

  • Overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of SFTA’s programs and services.

  • As the public face of SFTA, leading fund development, communication, and advocacy.

  • Representing the SFTA membership, and the broader field of early childhood education and family support, on various coalitions and cross-sectoral working groups, committees and teams at the state and national levels.


Experience sought:

This role requires significant related professional experience with demonstrated success at a leadership level, in these areas:

  • Full-cycle project management of programs with complex monitoring and compliance requirements: design, proposal writing, implementation, evaluation.


  • Staff supervision encompassing day-to-day staff management, employee performance reviews, hiring and termination, and an understanding of employee benefits and employment law.


  • Identification of funding opportunities, and oversight of fund development strategies and campaigns, including grant-writing.

  • Public relations and advocacy, including the development and execution of issue, media, and communications plans, and an understanding of legislative and policy processes.

  • Successful engagement with a nonprofit Board of Directors.

  • An understanding of early childhood systems, programs and services delivery preferred.



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