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Chief Executive Officer


Tucson, AZ, USA

Chief Executive Officer Job Description

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for overall administration of PWR!®: 1) guiding long-term strategic planning for growth and financial sustainability; 2) developing new and expanded programs; 3) managing office and clinical operations; 4) protecting trademarks and proprietary information; and, 5) representing PWR®! to local, national and international stakeholders.


Chief Executive Officer Ideal Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an action-oriented professional with excellent written and oral communication skills; a strategic thinker and relationship builder with demonstrated success in progressively responsible leadership roles. A background in health care or wellness related industries is desirable. Entrepreneurial in his or her ability to generate new ideas, the candidate will be able to execute major initiatives while protecting and enhancing the value of PWR!®’s unique and innovative services and brands. Key skills include financing, marketing, strategic planning and business development. A Master’s degree is preferred; Bachelor’s required.


Key Responsibilities

Strategic Vision

  • Conveys a vision of PWR!®’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
  • Works with board and staff to achieve the mission through strategic planning, business development and community outreach and marketing
  • Translates the organization’s strategic plan into realistic goals and objectives in concert with senior staff
  • Leverages PWR!®’s worldwide visibility to garner new business opportunities
  • Sets and models the organization’s culture, values, and behavior
  • Updates and refines marketing and communications, including social media and online content, to build a stronger PWR!® brand
  • Coordinates with the Board Chair in conducting and planning for Board meetings, including the agenda and program, preparation of materials and involvement on Board subcommittees
  • Communicates effectively with the Board in a timely and accurate manner, providing all information necessary for informed decision making


Financial Performance

  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of PWR!® and identification of new resources and support sufficient to ensure the long-term health of the organization
  • Responsible for developing and maximizing earned revenues through existing and new programs
  • Prepares and presents to the Board an annual budget and financial statements, with accompanying analysis and is responsible for prudent fiscal management
  • Assures maintenance of appropriate compensation and benefits policies and practices
  • Works with the PWR!®’s accountant to ensure all financial matters are conducted in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices
  • Maintains and demonstrates a high level of personal and professional integrity and ethics



  • Implements Board policy decisions related to operations
  • Hires and retains highly competent, qualified staff
  • Signs all contract agreements, notes and other legal instruments on behalf of the organization
  • Ensures the work of the organization is supported by clear and effective processes and measurable objectives
  • Oversees delivery of high quality services, including best practices in program evaluation
  • Demonstrates strong organizational abilities, particularly with the flexibility to execute both strong decision-making and consensus building


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, exempt position based in Tucson, Arizona. The typical schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 PM with occasional evening and weekend events. Some travel is required.


PWR!® offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including subsidized health insurance, paid vacation/holidays and an IRA employer match. Salary commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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