Executive Director


Garden To Table


Boulder, CO



Lisa Atallah

Garden To Table is looking for an experienced and highly-motivated individual who can build on the work accomplished over the past 16 years, leading a team of program and garden professionals to strengthen our organization. In order to expand the breadth and reach of the programming, the new Executive Director must be enthusiastic about fundraising, community outreach, and development efforts needed to grow the organization's revenue sources and budget. The ideal Executive Director has nonprofit administrative and fundraising experience - with individuals, corporations, events, and grants.  This role will have the latitude and freedom to set strategy for the organization and determine areas for growth and expansion. These efforts will be achieved while working with a tenured, dedicated staff and a supportive Board.


  • Effective nonprofit leadership, including organizational strategy, team development and management, budgeting and organizational finance and administration
  • Demonstrated responsibility for fundraising through events and grants 
  • Strong interpersonal skills: outgoing and able to build strong relationships with district/school personnel, parents and volunteers, donors, board members, staff, and program stakeholders
  • Strong organizational, written, and communication skills
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
  • Successful candidates must pass BVSD Raptor background check


  • Knowledge of elementary education, environmental education and/or school district policies
  • Ability to work and engage in person daily with Boulder County community

Primary Responsibilities of Role:

  • Execute the strategic plan linked to the mission and vision
  • Own and manage organizational budget, including reporting and collaboration with the Board
  • Own and implement the operational plan to meet strategic goals, budget, and performance targets
  • Set and implement fundraising/development strategy and its accompanying marketing plans for organization, including:
    • Fundraising campaigns, both corporate and individual
    • Donor management practices 
    • Grant identification and execution - overseeing researching and writing grant proposals
    • Fundraising event management - currently including the annual Boulder Garden Tour (last Saturday in June) and the Garden Festival (last Sunday in September) with online auction, with freedom to modify and/or expand
  • Seek and foster growth opportunities for GTT including, but not limited to, developing partnerships with other mission-related organizations and agencies, corporate and individual sponsorships 
  • Commitment to inclusivity and serving all people equitably within our footprint
  • Administrative and compliance duties, such as: ensure state and federal compliance documents and grant reports are up to date and filed in a timely manner; work with bookkeeper to manage county and federal grant expenditures and provide quarterly financial reports; maintain operational banking and expense accounts; work with bookkeeper/CPA to submit payroll, tax payments, 990 filing, etc.

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • $70,000/year, flexible hours, work from home (no office available), paid time off
  • Option for part-time position, with adjusted salary, is available for the right candidate

To Apply:
Please send a resume to [email protected]