The Executive Director provides leadership and vision for the organization in collaboration with the Traverse City Track Club Board of Directors. This position works  closely with the Board of Directors to develop and implement the mission and strategic plan of the Traverse City Track Club, a membership-based running club. The mission of the Traverse City Track Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, is to promote and encourage health, fitness, fellowship, community service, family recreation and competition via running and walking. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and operation of Traverse City Track Club’s administration, programs, events, and activities.


●     Commits to the mission, core values, and purpose of the Traverse City Track Club.

●     Works with the Board of Directors to develop and implement organizational goals and strategic planning objectives as well as guidelines, policies and procedures.

●     Oversees Traverse City Track Club operations, programs, and events to ensure quality and effectiveness.

●     Provides information, advice and counsel to the Board President, Board Treasurer, Board Committees, including attendance at all board and committee meetings.

●     Works collaboratively on the development of new revenue channels, including sponsorships, fundraising, and grant writing.

●     Develops new events and programs.

●     Manages the organization’s finances, including invoicing, payment of bills, budget development and monitoring, income and expense forecasting, and internal and external reporting and accountability. Exercises responsible fiscal stewardship.

●     Performs accounting functions including those necessary for auditing, financial analysis, and any function necessary for the general handling of the financial affairs of the organization.

●     Ensures compliance with the terms of TCTC organizing documents, provisions of its non-profit organizational status, and federal, state, and local laws, exercising highest ethical and legal standards.

●     Attends and presents at conferences, meetings, and events and builds external relationships at the national, state, and local levels as requested by the Board.

●     Mobilizes and maintains needed financial, volunteer and other resources (including office and event equipment and supplies).

●     Recruits and manages independent contractors, volunteers, and interns.

●     Develops and executes agreements and contracts.

●     Assures the organization’s purpose and programs are consistently presented with a strong, positive image. Responsible for the development of publicity and management of all communication tools, including social media.

●     Coordinates the production of outreach materials.

●     Assumes other related responsibilities as assigned by the Board.


This position reports to the Board of Directors.

This position’s direct reports may include:

●       Project Managers

●       Independent Contractors

●       Event Managers

●       Program Managers

●       Interns

●       Volunteers


This is a full-time, exempt position based in Traverse City, Michigan.  A home office or use of a shared workspace is required.

The successful candidate must be willing to work weekends and participate in evening meetings as required. This position requires some travel and the successful candidate must have local transportation.

This position requires the ability to perform physical work.


●     Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

●     Experience in nonprofit development and administration, grant writing, fundraising, event management, program development, financial and personnel management, community outreach, group facilitation, and board and policy development.

●     Self-driven with an ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, organize work, and create timelines.

●     Excellent written and oral communication skills.

●     Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, MailChimp, Survey Monkey, and social media.


●       Competitive salary

●       Paid time off

●       Health Savings Account Contribution

●       Phone Allowance

●       Flexible Schedule

The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities or non-essential requirements. Functions may be changed or expanded at the discretion of the Board of Directors.


Please email cover letter and resume by November 27, 2022 to: