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Hawaii Executive Director

City: Honolulu

State: Hawaii

Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to executives@inkinen.com; open until filled.

Position Summary

The Executive Director of ALA in Hawaii is responsible for overall administration, planning, directing and managing health initiatives programs, advocacy and fundraising in Hawaii to further the mission of the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific. 

In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed below, this position will support and model the ALA philosophy and other organizational competencies such as, but not limited to, quality management, fiscal responsibility, compliance and safety. 

Essential Functions of the Job

 Under the direction of the Sr. Vice President of Health Initiatives, the Hawaii Executive Director will:

 1. Develop and implement annual plan to meet fundraising goals including special events, major and planned gifts, corporate giving, private foundations etc.;

 2. Oversee programs and staff in Hawaii who deliver tobacco, lung health and clean air initiatives;

 3. Lead local and state advocacy initiatives;

 4. Be the voice/face of ALA and represent ALAH in the community;

 5. Recruit, manage and staff the ALAH Local Leadership Board;

 6. Develop short- and long-term plans to recruit, educate, and utilize volunteers;

 7. Participate in regional strategic planning and budget initiatives;

 8. Participate and be part of the Mountain Pacific Leadership Team;

 9. Provide a supportive, positive, collaborative atmosphere for staff and volunteers;

 10. Perform administrative duties to support the Hawaii offices and their activities;

 11. Other duties as assigned.


 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in related field such as marketing/business, non-profit management, education, the humanities, or social sciences; advanced degree preferred;

 2. 10+ years’ experience in fund development planning and implementation and/or program management;

 3. The ability to communicate and work with, support and motivate a broad spectrum of people including the staff, volunteers, Leadership Council members, community members and others;

 4. Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills;

 5. Access to an automobile and a valid driver’s license and be available for flexible work hours (evenings and weekends).

 6. Ability to lift 25lbs. 

ALA Mountain Pacific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to not discriminate based on race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, veteran status or sexual orientation or any other legally-protected class. It is our policy to conform to all applicable laws and regulations affecting all protected classes.

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