DTBA Executive Director Job Listing

June 22, 2022

The Dakota Territory Buffalo Association is seeking an Executive Director.  Please see the job description below and share with anyone you know that may be interested in applying.  To see the position description and apply online, please click the following link: https://jobs.pinnacle1.com/jobs/135265

Position: Executive Director
Location: Remote, In or around South Dakota Preferred
Employment Level: Part Time Independent Contractor
Salary: Starting at $20,000/year with performance-based incentives possible
Application Deadline: Open Ended
Website: www.dakotabuffalo.com

The Dakota Territory Buffalo Association (DTBA) is seeking a dynamic, visionary, and experienced leader to advance the mission and vision of the association. The DTBA is a regional association of around 200 bison producers and industry partners operating in and around South Dakota. We pride ourselves on being an association dedicated to those who focus on the production of bison.

The DTBA mission:
Promote Bison and Bison Meat and provide a positive forum for comradery amongst a diverse membership.

The Purpose of the Executive Director position will be to assist the elected board of directors in achieving the mission of the association through strong communication skills, leadership, relationship building, technology, fiscal responsibility, and marketing. They will provide the leadership necessary to accomplish the goals of the association, perform the tasks needed for the efficient functioning of the association, and provide a stable conduit of information sharing between the membership, board, and industry partners.

To be a successful Executive Director you must have abilities in the following areas:

Membership Services and Outreach
Build relationships with all members
Help members find answers to their questions or concerns
Act as a conduit to pass information back and forth between members and the board
Facilitate knowledge transfer amongst membership
Find new members

Promotion and Marketing
Institute social media and website presence
Promotion of DTBA sponsored events
Finding opportunities and generate revenue through membership, sponsorship, advertising, etc.

Event Planning
Lead role in planning and executing DTBA sponsored events

Business Administration
Financial – Bill paying, record keeping, expense tracking, etc.
Secretarial – Record Keeping, Meeting facilitation, etc.

Strategic Planning
Help plan and execute the long-term vision and goals of the association

Position Location and Accommodations

There is no physical office space for this position. The successful candidate will work remotely but will be required to travel semi-frequently to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. As such it is highly preferred that the candidate resides within South Dakota or the surrounding states.

If interested please submit your resume and a detailed cover letter (describing why you are applying for the position), to Info@DakotaBuffalo.com with Executive Director in the subject line.

For more information please call
Bob Wesley – 605-222-7632
Liz Schroth – 605-949-1146