Executive Director


La Conexion, a grassroots community-based 501c3 non-profit organization working with Latinxs and recent immigrants, is searching for an Executive Director. The organization first ten years have been glorious and very impactful. We are now searching for a new leader, the person who will take us to the next level of development and achievements!  Please see the job description below and help us spread the word by forwarding it to any potential interested parties. Questions about this? Feel free to email us back! [email protected]


La Conexión, a Latinx community-based organization, is looking for an Executive Director. This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule. This impactful position will provide leadership and vision to carry, strengthen and amplify the work of the organization for years to come. The Executive Director works with the Board and staff to develop and implement programs and oversee the administration and strategic plan of the organization. This position requires a dynamic, visionary, and mission-driven leader who is passionate about leading hands-on operations and fostering growth.  Applicants should be bi-lingual (Spanish-English) and have a car available for work.



La Conexión was established in 2013 as a welcoming resource for unity, empowerment and representation for the Latinx and recent immigrant community in the broader NW Ohio region. We seek to empower the community for positive social change through capacity building and social justice initiatives. For more information about La Conexion, please visit www.laconexion.online


The Executive Director will provide vision and leadership and work closely with the La Conexion Board in all aspects of the organization programmatic areas, including:

  1. Programs:
  • Develop and implement programs to respond to community needs; coordination and monitoring of members’ programs, including outreach/building base, capacity development, immigrant integration services, youth enrichment, and social justice initiatives. Work with the La Conexion outreach staff for proper documentation of services, maintaining membership lists and contact information.
  1. Networking. Nurturing and building external coalitions
  • Building relationships and collaborations with the community at large, social agencies, institutions, faith community, government, and other relevant partners.

III.            Fundraising

  • Grant writing, managing donors, fundraising events
  1. Communications
  • Social media, promotion of the organization’s activities, media relations.
  1. Perform other duties as assigned by the Board.


  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university, or Associate degree and substantive relevant experience
  • 2 + years of organizing, social justice work, and/or non-profit experience


  • Demonstrated commitment to Latinx issues, immigrant rights, and social justice
  • Enthusiasm and vision for expanding and strengthening a Latinx community-based organization
  • Strong organizational and people-oriented skills.
  • Flexible schedule, ability to work evenings and weekends if needed.
  • Fluent proficiency in Spanish & English is required
  • Proficient computer/word processing, MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills. Writing and presenting skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an insured car.


This wonderful opportunity offers the chance to play an important role in leading and growing an impactful nonprofit.  Starting compensation includes a $50,000-$70,000 salary range commensurate with proven experience. Flexible schedule.


Please send a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, and your resume to: Search Committee, Executive Director, La Conexión, by email [email protected]