Job Opening – Chief Executive Officer – HEAL Trafficking

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ABOUT HEAL: Founded in 2013, HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage) Trafficking is the leading non-governmental authority on human trafficking as a health issue. HEAL provides trauma and lived experience-informed and person-centered resources both for individual health care workers as well as larger health centers and systems. Through this multi-level approach, HEAL achieves broad-reaching change and maximizes the potential for life-saving interventions for trafficked persons. 

PRIMARY ROLE: HEAL Trafficking is hiring a Chief Executive Officer to be a passionate and experienced leader who oversees all the operations, functions, and activities of HEAL. The position is entrusted with the fulfillment of the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the organization as its highest priority. This is currently a part time role and as the organization grows, it has the potential to become full time. 

HOURS:  20 – 30 hours per week



  • Provide supervision for up to 10 full time and part time staff members

Fundraising and Development:

  • Lead fundraising to identify, cultivate, and solicit prospective donors and steward current donor relationships
  • Identify local, federal, and foundation grant and other request for proposal (RPF) opportunities 
  • Coordinate and submit applications for government and foundation grants, contracts, and awards, and steward award process
  • Build and manage relationships with new and current partner organizations to further HEAL’s reach and mission 
  • Conceptualize and host fundraising events while continuing to build and frame HEAL’s brand 
  • Serve as the organization’s primary spokesperson


  • Ensure HEAL’s operational and fiscal integrity within the policies set by the Board; this will include providing accurate and timely budgets, progress reports, and required filings
  • Provide financial oversight and ensure appropriate financial controls
  • Responsible for organizational spending, budget oversight, and annual audit, with Executive Committee support


  • Build and lead a high-performing team and ensure alignment with organizational goals
  • Supervise senior staff, collaborate to establish annual work plans, and conduct annual performance reviews
  • Work to achieve inclusiveness and diversity
  • Create a healthy work environment that promotes performance excellence and positive morale
  • Manage HEAL’s operations, to include current technology for our virtual workspace

Marketing and Communications:

  • Oversee HEAL’s marketing, communications and public relations, including social media platforms, website, and printed and digital materials
  • Create original content for signature publications and communications
  • Steward HEAL’s brand and builds awareness and credibility of the organization
  • Serve as an informed spokesperson and represent the organization at events and in media

Research, and Community Programs:

  • Develop and implement strategies to promote HEAL’s mission
  • Forge and maintain relationships of trust with multidisciplinary stakeholders
  • Work with HEAL’s Policy Analyst to assess the efficacy of HEAL’s actions and utilize the information to create data-driven policies and procedures
  • Consult with experts to ensure HEAL’s programs are in compliance with legal and safety protocols 
  • Work to optimize the impact of HEAL’s partnerships with community groups


  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors
  • Serve as an advisor to Board and its committees
  • Guide Board’s governance toward best practices 
  • Equip Board members with the information needed to fulfill their duties


  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum), advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of senior management experience including supervising team members, ideally in nonprofit management 
  • In-depth knowledge of current fundraising practice and fundraising campaigns
  • Experience successfully applying for government grants and foundation awards
  • Thorough understanding of financial and budgeting processes and principles
  • Broad understanding of labor and sex trafficking, public health, and hospital systems 
  • Proven leadership experience with ability to guide and manage team members
  • Strong executive presence and presentation skills
  • Superior relationship building and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills, including ability to  multitask, meet tight deadlines, and be decisive. 
  • Experience working with Boards and committees to build consensus and achieve organizational goals
  • Strategic thinker who is able to consider innovative ideas and insights 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Self motivated, confident, resourceful, flexible, and resilient
  • Ability to  multitask, manage multiple projects, meet tight deadlines, and be decisive under pressure

BASE SALARY: $50/hour

*Salary has potential to grow in line with fundraising efforts. 


  • Fully Remote
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Paid Sick and Vacation Days 

Instructions to Apply 

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