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🔗Executive Director

  • Full Time
  • Columbus OH
  • 75000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced, engaging and collaborative Executive Director who is an excellent communicator and passionate advocate for the preservation of urban neighborhoods and the importance of grass roots community organization.
  • Job Qualifications:

    ·       Strong organizational and leadership skills.

    ·       Ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities. A self-starter.

    ·       Outgoing, friendly nature to help engage and inspire broad audiences.

    ·       Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications.

    ·       Proven ability to fund raise.

    ·       Experience working effectively with a Board of Trustees on organizational priorities as well as developing and implementing strategy.

    ·       7+ years of management and leadership experience, preferably in a not-for-profit organization, is desired.

    ·       Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (i.e. history, management, communications) and familiarity with historic preservation or nonprofit management.

  • How to Apply:

    Please submit your resume, cover letter and three references, who will not be contacted until you are a finalist

  • Job benefits: The Executive Director position is a full-time, non-exempt position with health benefits including vision and dental as well as 401K. Staff enjoy 13 paid holidays, paid time off from December 25 to January 2 and two weeks paid vacation during the first year of employment. The Executive Director will be entitled to 200 hours of paid time off per 12 months of employment.
  • Application Email: admin@germanvillage.com

Website German Village Society

German Village Society (Society) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created in 1960 to preserve historic German Village, now the nation’s largest, privately funded historic district registered with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

  • Work closely with the Board of Trustees and committees to ensure effective policy coordination and day-to-day operations.· Lead continuous membership development and community engagement in the German Village Society.
  • Provide strategic fundraising leadership, responsible for individual, corporate, foundation, and government development.
  • Guide staff supporting historic preservation initiatives, community events, fundraising activities, and membership growth and retention.
  • Represent The German Village Society in Columbus, serving as key spokesperson with the German Village Commission, City Council, the State House, Columbus Landmarks Association, neighboring civic associations, and other important state and regional entities.


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