DACOR, Inc., an organization of foreign affairs professionals, and the DACOR Bacon House Foundation are seeking an Executive Director to manage the expanded agenda of their organizations.
DACOR and the DACOR Bacon House Foundation are 501 (c) (4) and 501 (c) (3) organizations, which together comprise a membership of approximately 1,600 individuals. The Executive Director works under the general authority of a Board of Governors/Trustees, and reports to the President and Executive Committee of those boards.
Candidates for the Executive Director position should possess solid management skills, especially in the areas of human resources and financial management. They also should have experience in fundraising and membership development.
Past experience in the foreign affairs arena is a definite plus. Familiarity with electronic accounting and association management software is also very important.
The position of Executive Director requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, including solid writing ability.
The primary workplace is at the historic DACOR Bacon House at 18th and F Streets NW, in Washington, DC. Preservation, maintenance and modernization of this historic home is one of the principal strategic goals of the organization, and one of the responsibilities of the Executive Director is to oversee the staff responsible for this maintenance and upkeep.
Salary: $110,000 plus a generous benefits package, to include healthcare coverage, parking on-site, annual leave, holiday leave and federal holiday leave, plus more.
DACOR, Inc., an organization of foreign affairs professionals, and the DACOR Bacon House Foundation are 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(3) organizations, which together comprise a membership of approximately 1,600 individuals. Our mission is to foster service, learning and community among those who have dedicated their lifework to the foreign affairs of the United States through the Foreign Service and other international engagement. The DACOR Bacon House Foundation promotes a public understanding of international affairs and diplomacy through scholarships, lectures, publications, and conferences, and preserves the historic DACOR Bacon House, an architectural treasure, as a living testament to America’s diplomatic heritage and a center for educational and cultural activities.