Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time




170 West 5th Avenue
United States





Stonewall Columbus, Inc. - a non-profit organization based in Columbus, Ohio - is seeking a dynamic leader with the passion and skills to move the organization into the future. Stonewall’s mission is to increase visibility, inclusion, and connection for the LGBTQ community. The Executive Director will be responsible for leadership and management for all aspects of Stonewall Columbus, in partnership with the Board of Trustees. 



Executive Director responsibilities include collaborating with the Board in fulfilling the organization’s mission, while maintaining the fiscal integrity and financial health of the organization. The Executive Director will develop an operational plan ensuring the organization meets expectations of its Community, Board and Funders. This individual will establish and maintain good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve advocacy across lines of difference. The Executive Director will develop partnerships with organizations serving marginalized identities to create a platform for a spectrum of LGBTQ groups through intersectional programming. In addition, will oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of innovative programs and services.



Qualifications and Skills

This position requires a Bachelors’ degree with 5+ years of progressive management experience in a non-profit environment. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience, along with the ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.  Solid, hands-on budget management skills and the ability to convey a compelling future vision to staff, Board, volunteers and funders. Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector. Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating and program development. Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience working with a Board of Trustees a plus.


Stonewall Columbus was founded in 1981 with the purpose to uplift the LGBTQ community so ALL of us THRIVE.


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a written diversity statement that provides the search committee with an understanding of their professional experiences as they relate to equity, inclusion, and diversity. More specifically, in addition to professional work in the LGBTQ community, applicants are encouraged to use the diversity statement to describe their work with, service to, and/or support of individuals and groups from historically marginalized communities.


Send all correspondences for this position to jobs@stonewallcolumbus.org