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President & CEO, Full-Time, Permanent, Exempt

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PreventionFIRST! is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aimed at promoting wellness through the prevention of substance misuse. Founded in 1996 by Senator Rob Portman as the Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati, PreventionFIRST! is now the area’s leading regional drug prevention organization serving Southwest Ohio, Southeast Indiana and Northern Kentucky with a MSA population of approximately two million people.  The PreventionFIRST! Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers are laser-focused on the prevention of substance misuse and the promotion of mental wellness.  The work of PreventionFIRST! is comprised of a multi-faceted set of evidence informed programs, policies, and best practices designed to bring communities together to create long-term sustainable community change and to promote healthy behaviors. 

PreventionFIRST! is searching for a highly skilled and motivated individual for the role of President & CEO. PreventionFIRST!’s current President and CEO is retiring after ten years in the current role and 20 years within the organization.  The President and CEO is responsible for sustaining the organization and implementing the strategic plans and policies established by the Board of Directors.  As the leader of PreventionFIRST!, the President & CEO oversees the administration, programs, financial management, and development of the organization.

Skills Desired:

  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to multi-task. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to facilitate volunteer community groups and training events.
  • Ability to develop and execute earned revenue streams/fees-for-service. 
  • Knowledge, skills & experience in data utilization, strategic planning, and local community resources to help foster community planning efforts.
  • Evaluation skills to monitor project outcomes to ensure organizational goals are met.

Other requirements:

  • Proficient in MS Office (specifically MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience in using social media strategies for outreach and engagement.
  • Valid driver’s license required for frequent driving throughout the Tri-State.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate evening/weekend community meetings and activities.  

Send cover letter and resume to Mary Haag by March 31, 2019: 

Via Email:

Fax:  513-751-8001

Via Mail:  2100 Sherman Ave., Suite 102, Cincinnati OH  45212