The National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association announces a search for an Executive Director.  The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Atlanta Georgia where the Association’s headquarters are located.  This is an in-person position without the possibility of telecommuting.  This is a salaried position with travel.

Start Date: May 2022

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree minimum

Salary Range and Benefits:  Starting salary range $90,000.00 plus benefits and incentives

Prior Experience: Minimum of three years’ work experience in a management position


  • Fund raising with a history of generating new revenue streams and the ability to develop resources for the financial health of the Association
  • Grow Association membership nationally and internationally
  • Promote existing programming and institute new programming
  • Hire, supervise, retain, engage and train office staff
  • Outline strategic framework to support and guide the Association’s mission for forward movement and advancement 
  • Ability to work with licensees, NFD&MA Board, national and international schools of mortuary science, vendors, state boards of mortuary science and other national and international funeral service organizations 
  • Have technology skills with the ability to monitor Association web and internet presence, concentrating on user friendly interfaces for Association members and the general public
  • Have solid organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation assuming responsibility for Association annual national convention, meetings, conferences and Board meetings
  • Ability to interact with legislatures both national and local about rules and regulations concerning funeral service

The successful candidate must also be able to:

  • Quickly learn and absorb information about the funeral profession
  • Be a skilled motivator
  • Have a basic understanding of financials pertaining to Association operations
  • Maintain refined communication skills including public speaking and writing ability

Resumes should be submitted to