Thursday, June 18, 2015

WAFC Seeks to Hire Executive Director

The Washington Area Frisbee Club (WAFC) is seeking to hire their first paid position.

WAFC - now known as the Washington Area Flying disc Club - was originally created in 1977 with local recreational leagues playing ultimate. WAFC was runner-up in WaPo's EXPRESS "Best Amateur Sports League" contest in 2011. The website boasts 2800 members, a board of directors and currently offers a variety of ultimate leagues throughout the year in the D.C. area.

WAFC Executive Director

Reporting to WAFC's president and board of directors, the executive director will be responsible for:
  • Implementing WAFC's Strategic Plan
  • Managing community volunteers
  • Running multiple leagues including but not limited to managing registration, scheduling, volunteers, jersey distribution, etc.
  • Establishing, managing, and retaining business relationships including but not limited to USA Ultimate, merchandise vendors, fields, business partners and sponsors
  • Developing and retaining a business continuity plan involving standard operating procedures
  • Working with the board of directors and community volunteers to ensure transition of designated volunteer operations to the executive director
  • Organizing member social events
  • Managing the website and member database
  • Identifying, developing and establishing best practices for the organization and the community including but not limited to financial oversight, reporting, commissioning and captain guidelines, etc.
  • Safeguarding WAFC's 501(c)3 status. Attains tax exemption in state of headquarters
  • Exploring alternative funding opportunities and membership structure in order to ensure organization sustainability and member satisfaction
  • Working with WAFC's Board of Directors to nurture the vision of WAFC's future

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