Job Openings

BoardSource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service.


Join our highly collaborative and fun staff to help us magnify the impact of all nonprofit missions by strengthening and inspiring board leadership. With nearly 30 years of hands-on experience working with nonprofit boards, BoardSource is the go-to resource for leaders who want to have a positive effect on the world by serving on a nonprofit board. BoardSource supports a community of nonprofit leaders and boards with assessment tools, educational programs, consulting, resources, and access to a network of other leaders and experts. It also serves as the national voice for inspiring and effective board leadership on critical sector issues.

If you are passionate about the nonprofit sector, have experience evaluating nonprofit program effectiveness, are data and analysis driven, and want to work for an organization named one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times, this could be the right role for you!

Current job openings

Governance Programs Assistant

As a member of our governance programs and leadership team, the governance programs assistant provides administrative and logistical support to the senior director of programs and consulting, vice president of programs and chief governance officer, and other governance program areas. These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, travel and calendar management, conducting research for consulting and speaking engagements, providing logistical support for consultant forums, client trainings, and other internal and external meetings. The governance programs assistant may also work directly with our clients providing project coordination for engagements, including client scheduling, consultant communications, and cross-departmental coordination to ensure a positive client experience. This position also will require the individual to develop a basic understanding of nonprofit governance issues.

The ideal candidate must possess solid project coordination/management and scheduling skills with the ability to manage multiple projects. Candidates also should have a bachelor’s degree with at least two years of administrative and/or logistical support experience. This individual must be experienced with the Microsoft Office suite and databases, demonstrate a high level of professionalism and sound judgment, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.  To be successful in this role, this positive-minded, self-starter must be highly organized, meticulous with details, and exceptional with project coordination/management and prioritization. Candidates must be able to work effectively in a highly collaborative team environment as well as independently and have a passion for the nonprofit sector.

If you, like us, believe in the critical role of boards to organizational success and want to join an organization with a collaborative, results-driven culture, please mail, e-mail, or fax your cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

GPA Search

Fax: 202-349-2597


Senior Manager of Digital Marketing

The Senior Manager of Digital Marketing, working in collaboration with the Vice President of Marketing and Communications and Director of Communications, will be responsible for assuring that BoardSource leverages digital media and technology to improve marketing, communications, and user experience. This individual will drive successful transformation and build our brand in digital and social spaces. The candidate, in this hybrid marketing and marketing technology role, will have a high level of responsibility for understanding, planning, and leading the implementation and integrations of marketing technology solutions to ensure we are fully leveraging our marketing technology platforms.

The Senior Manager of Digital Marketing will also formulate a digital marketing and communication strategy that offers increased value for our members and highlights BoardSource’s resources and sector leadership initiatives while continuing to expand our reach. This individual will develop and implement strategies and tactics to personalize experiences, content, websites, and digital campaigns for BoardSource’s member segments and individual consumers. The senior manager will be responsible for managing the organization’s website, SEO, and initiatives that will drive traffic, as well as member acquisition and conversions. This individual will track and analyze data to determine the success of our digital marketing strategies.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field with at least five years of experience in digital marketing and a passion for the nonprofit sector. Candidates must have demonstrated leadership implementing and integrating marketing technology platforms, leveraging web and digital channels to drive marketing success and business growth; strong project lead and management skills are required. The senior manager is expected to rely heavily on data to make big and small decisions for incorporating digital approaches into existing business models and architecting new digital-first business models. The successful candidate will be a highly technical, experienced marketer and self-starter with a proven track record of developing creative, results-oriented ideas, and moving them toward implementation and completion. Experience with lead nurturing, sales funnels, lead scoring, and persona development as well as drip/lifecycle campaigns and A/B and multivariate experience is a plus. To be successful in this role, candidates should have in-depth knowledge and management experience with enterprise e-commerce and CMS platforms (WordPress); reporting and integrations with HubSpot, Salesforce, Pardot, Google Analytics, and Swiftype; solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, PL/SQL; and a strong understanding of SEO/SEM.

BoardSource offers a highly collaborative, inclusive and collegial environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more information about BoardSource, explore our website. Please mail, e-mail, or fax your cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

DDM Search

E-mail (preferred):

750 9th St, NW Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001-4793