Join the Team

Design Impact (or DI, as we fondly refer to ourselves) is not a typical company and we don’t work in typical ways. We aim to build an organization that mirrors the equity we want to see in the world, and we strive to be open-minded and collaborative in all that we do. Learn how our organization is different — from how we share power and make decisions to how we structure our workweek — by clicking here.


Available Positions at DI

Executive Director

Interested in applying? Read our F.A.Q. first!


Q: But really, who are you looking for?
A: At the end of the day, we’re looking for someone smart, flexible, humble, and deeply empathic. We want someone who thrives in an interdisciplinary, collaborative culture. Finally, we are looking for someone that can wear many hats but also brings deep knowledge in a particular area that complements our work.

Q: What is the salary range at Design Impact?

A: We strive to offer competitive salaries within our sector. We value our people and our partners and want to put out the highest quality work possible—which we know can’t happen without fair compensation. We have listed salary information in our job posting as we are committed to creating salary and compensation structures that are inclusive and do not contribute to social inequity. If you want to learn more about why that is important, read this article

Q: Why should I move to Cincinnati?

A: Cincinnati is a thriving city with an ever-increasing list of social and cultural opportunities and a cost of living that allows for greater space, restoration, and play. Our diverse city also struggles with significant issues of racial and economic inequality, making our work here needed and meaningful each and every day.

Q: How do I apply for the position?

A: Apply through our recruiter, Nonprofit HR, at this link.