Executive Director


The Executive Director for Connecticut reports to the chapter’s Board of Directors. S/He is responsible for the fulfillment

of the organization’s local mission and the development and implementation of its strategies. The Executive Director

serves as the chief executive of the chapter, overseeing and providing strategic leadership for the chapter’s continued

growth and development.



In consultation with the new Executive Director, CAIR-CT may rent office space in the greater Hartford area or allow the ED

to use virtual office facilities.



General Management:

  • Oversee all daily operations
  • Act as the primary contact person for the hiring of staff
  • Manage all paid staff and contractors
  • Coordinate the maintenance and upkeep of the office facility

Board of Directors and Executive Committee Relations:

  • Attend all Board, Executive Committee, and Special Committee meetings
  • Prepare agendas and materials for Board or Executive Committee meetings

Financial Management:

  • With the Board of Directors, Treasurer, bookkeeper and accountant, develop and oversee annual budget.
  • Monitor and manage revenue and expenses in QuickBooks
  • Provide monthly reports to the Board of Directors

Fund Development:

  • Continuation of on-going fundraisers and development of future events
  • Grant writing, cultivation of existing and new donors
  • Membership campaigns and Annual Fund Drive management
  • Recruit, Manage and train volunteers

Community Relations:

  • With the Chairman of CAIR-CT Act as the public face for the CAIR-CT Chapter
  • Interface and build relationships with community members, organizations, and interfaith leaders
  • Manage contracts, grants, and relationships
  • Develop and manage youth leadership program
  • Setup CAIR booths at other events in Connecticut

Public and Media Relations:

  • Oversee PR pieces including reports, literature, campaign themes, announcements and advertisements
  • Monitor and approve news releases, newsletters, action alerts, press statements, and talking points
  • Media watch and dealing with the media on an ongoing basis

Civic and Government Relations:

  • Conduct meeting with local, state, federal government officials on an ongoing basis
  • Meet and collaborate with civil rights organizations on common causes
  • Establish educational events and campaigns for community empowerment

Program Development:

  • Maintain existing programs and campaigns
  • Develop new educational and civic participation programs and campaigns



Bachelor’s Degree (Post Graduate degree is desirable)

Non-profit management experience – experience working with a Board of Directors

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Experience in developing, managing, reporting and accountability to budgets

Strategic planning and organization skills

Ability to raise funds and motivate the Muslim community


TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter as a Word document addressed to Farhan Memon, Chairperson CAIR CT to

fmemon@cair.com. Phone call inquiries 203-517-6526 (mobile)



CAIR provides an excellent Islamic work environment and employee benefits. This is a salaried position and compensation

for the above position will be based on experience. Evenings, weekends and off-hour work will be required. Travel within

Connecticut and some travel outside of Connecticut may be required. Having your own car along with a valid Driver’s is


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