Executive Director
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Fargo, ND

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Job Description
Executive Director

The Muscular Dystrophy Association , dedicated to conquering neuromuscular diseases, is ranked among the nation’s top health agencies. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the organization provides comprehensive healthcare services through its network of 230 hospital-affiliated clinics, funds over 80 summer camps nationwide and supports nearly 400 research projects around the world. With over 200 field offices and its 1,400 employees, MDA local District offices organize special events and fund-raising programs, including the MDA Labor Day Telethon, and administer local health care services.

As a salaried Executive Director, you will be responsible for:

Managing employees and volunteers.
Creating and maintaining a budget.
Organizing special events and fund-raising programs
Conducting public speaking engagements with community-based organizations and prospecting corporate sponsorships.
Local travel and some evenings and weekends are required.
Candidate must have reliable transportation.

Additional Information:
Please specify salary requirements
Position type: full time salaried employee
No candidates will be considered who reside outside of area listed above.
No agencies please.

Job Requirements
The successful candidate must have 3-4 years of supervisory and fund-raising/sales, plus special event planning and public speaking. In addition, superior oral/written communication skills are essential. Some college coursework completed. Bilingual candidates are a plus.

The Fargo District office covers a territory of all of North Dakota and northwestern MN. Travel throughout the entire District is required. The Executive Director is responsible not only for the overall management of the District, but also responsible for planning and executing fundraising events. Sales experience is preferred - sponsorships and in-kind sales experience is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate effective abilities in developing relationships and gaining support from community leaders.

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is a not-for-profit health agency that supports research into more than 40 neuromuscular diseases,...