[act-ma] SpeakOUT Boston to Hire an Executive Director

SpeakOUT Boston speakoutboston at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 10:43:37 PST 2014

*Nation's oldest GLBTQI speakers' bureau looking to grow*

         Boston, Mass. - February 14, 2014 - SpeakOUT, the nation's oldest
gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex and allies
(GLBTQI) speakers bureau, is conducting a local search for a highly
organized, efficient, collaborative, and experienced Executive Director to
help shape the organization's vision and strategy, building upon the
successes of the last 42 years.

         Public Education Services, Inc., DBA SpeakOUT Boston, is a 501(c)3
nonprofit gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender speakers bureau that
works to create a world free of homo-bi-trans-phobia and other forms of
prejudice by telling the truths of people's lives.

         The SpeakOUT organization currently consists of a volunteer Board
of Directors, the open Executive Director position, and numerous speakers
and other volunteers.

         Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director of
SpeakOUT Boston will provide overall leadership and management of SpeakOUT
Boston with a prominent role as the primary leader, advocate and

         The Executive Director will serve as the organization's builder
and manager responsible for day-to-day operations. They will contribute to
the organization's positive culture, inspiring and motivating the talented
and dedicated volunteers. In addition, the Executive Director will develop
and sustain an effective volunteer Board of Directors, serving as the main
link between the clients, volunteers and board, responsible for guiding and
supporting Board activities and fiduciary responsibilities consistent with
the organization's bylaws. Key Board support responsibilities include Board
development, strategic planning, meeting management, facilitation and

         This is a full time position, with hours and work location
flexible; possible to work from home most days.

         For a more complete job description, contact
careers at speakoutboston.org, or simply send your resume and cover letter to
careers at speakoutboston.org . No phone inquiries, please. Candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply promptly. Applications will be accepted until
the position is filled with priority given to applications received before
March 10, 2014.

*About SpeakOUT*

*SpeakOUT Boston is the nation's first gay, lesbian, bisexual and
transgender speakers bureau. Since 1972, our mission has focused on
creating a world free of **homo/bi/trans-phobia and other forms of
prejudice by telling the truths of people's lives. **Today, our membership
includes more than 100 volunteer speakers. We conduct informal, interactive
speaking engagements in settings like high schools, colleges, businesses,
churches, and community service organizations. Sharing our lives and
experiences publicly helps us support those struggling with sexuality and
gender identity - and helps us dispel stereotypes to create positive
cultural change.*

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