Apply to be our Next Executive Director!
Designer Genes of North Dakota is a resource and advocacy organization that works to strengthen opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and those who support them to earn, learn and belong. We promote public awareness as our vision is to create a community that embraces, respects, and supports people of all abilities, especially those with Down syndrome.
We are excited to announce an opening due to a retirement for the Executive Director of Designer Genes located in Bismarck, ND. This visible position works with the Board of Directors to achieve the organization’s mission and objectives. Our Executive Director must have a positive can-do attitude, be a change agent, and enjoy leading and motivating others.
This position is the face of Designer Genes, advocates for our members, provides strategic direction, fully engages with the board, leads fundraising efforts, delivers programming, and oversees daily operations to fulfill our mission. We are looking for a strong, visible leader with high energy to maintain and build relationships with members and donors, and stay abreast of local and national issues impacting those with Down syndrome.
Successful candidates will have Bachelor’s degree or minimum experience of four years in a leadership/management roll. Highly preferred candidates will have experience in non-profit environments, preferably related to Down syndrome, experience in fundraising and event planning, general knowledge in policy making and advocacy, and ability to work independently with little to no direction.
This position offers a competitive salary and flexible work environment. Designer Genes provides a monthly stipend to assist with insurance coverage and retirement.
Salary range for this position is $60,000 - $73,000 annually.
If this sounds like a position you could thrive in, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to olsonHRconsulting@gmail.com.
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