President and General Manager

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Based in Portland, OR, the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) seeks a visionary and collaborative President & General Manager (GM) who will lead our organization and advance our mission.  CCA is the only organization working to position joy as best practice in pediatric hospitals across the nation through free-of-charge programs of music, friendship and nature.


The incoming President/GM will lead a financially healthy organization with a capable leadership team, dedicated staff, engaged Founder/CEO, and visionary Board of Directors. This role is a unique opportunity for a seasoned executive with operational, large multi-functional team leadership, and financial acumen to lead exponential growth, with potential to improve the quality of life for the 30 million US children and teens facing a serious or chronic illness.  The President/GM’s time will be divided between internal management and external-facing partner management.

CCA’s President/GM will lead our organization and advance our mission in partnership with the CEO and Board of Directors. Our leader will have a for-profit background with non-profit values, have a track record of driving successful execution and derive satisfaction from bringing out the talents of others. The President/GM will demonstrate balanced leadership – understanding the importance of both people and the bottom line. Our leader will inspire a mission to change the national, and ultimately, the global, pediatric healthcare environment for children with cancer and seriously illness.

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 5+ years of senior management experience, including financial oversight of an organization with an annual budget of at least $10 million. CCA is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. CCA offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment and an inclusive culture. No matter the role, every CCA role shares one galvanizing message, to bring joy, comfort and inspiration to every child or teen in their moment of need.

Competitive benefit package and salary commensurate with experience: salary range is $175,000-$185,000. This is a full-time exempt position, that provides a bonus plan and generous benefits.


To Apply

Please submit the following by April 6th, 2018:

  • A cover letter that reflects how your experience qualifies you to become the President/GM of the Children’s Cancer Association, and a complete chronological resume.
  • Send cover letter and resume in PDF format to CCA’s Executive Search Team: using subject line: “CCA President/GM Search”
  • Recruiters should not contact CCA regarding this posting.
  • All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

The position is based in Portland, OR. The position will be open until filled. CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory and dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, stakeholder focus, and innovation. AA/EOE/VETS/Disabled.

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