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Membership & Marketing Specialist


The North Dakota School Boards Association seeks an experienced membership and marketing specialist. This full-time position in Bismarck involves event planning and marketing, managing association internal and external communications, leading association social media efforts and publication creation. Benefit package includes a fully paid health insurance plan, vision and dental insurance plans, long-term disability, life insurance, Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) retirement plan, paid vacation days, and sick leave. Bachelors degree in marketing, communications, business or similar required. Experience preferred. Apply by March 1, 2021.


NDSBA is a voluntary association of local school boards within the state of North Dakota. It is a private not-for-profit corporation that provides board member training and various other services to its member districts, including policy development and legal services.

Legal Services and Policy Services staff field over 5,000 phone calls each year from local districts with legal or policy questions. The association conducts an Annual Convention in October, including a School Law Seminar and New Board Member Seminar, and a Negotiations Seminar in February. Monthly publications include the Bulletin that is sent to all members and Policy Ponderings, sent to Policy Services members only.

NDSBA is governed by a seven-member board of directors representing geographic regions of the state. Officers and directors are elected by the Delegate Assembly at the Annual Convention. The association is funded by dues paid by the membership, fees for policy projects, registration for conferences and conventions, and fees for other services provided to individual school districts.

There are currently five full-time staff members. The office is located at 1224 West Owens Avenue, Bismarck. For more information, go to www.ndsba.org.


The person selected will have self-starting abilities, a high level of motivation, a positive attitude about public education, and will be able to relate well to people. He/she must be able to listen well and speak effectively andmust have great attention to detail and writing skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Proficiency in Adobe inDesign, Photoshop and WordPress preferred. Minimum three years experience preferred.


  1. Cover Letter
  2. Completed Application Form supplied by NDSBA
  3. Current Resume
  4. College/University Transcripts
  5. Two current letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

Applications should be submitted to alexis.baxley@ndsba.org or mailed to PO Box 7128, Bismarck ND 58502.

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