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2024 Management Applications

Management applications will be open from Friday March 10th - Sunday, March 19th at 11:59PM. Interviews will take place the week of March 20th. Please be sure to enter the correct email on the application, as this is how we will be in contact with our applicants. If you have any further questions, please contact Lindsay Wilson at

Executive Director

The Executive Director is the head of Dance Marathon. They are responsible for leading the Management Directors, Executive Board, Coordinators, and Captains. They set major goals and spearhead large initiatives alongside the Finance Director, Marathon Director, External Director, and Dancer Relations Director. They also handle routine administrative tasks, such as room reservations, recertification, weekly meetings, and more. The ideal candidate will be committed to the success of Dance Marathon while ensuring that the organization remains open, inclusive, and diverse. Furthermore, they will have a firm understanding of finance and fundraising, event planning, organizational management, and problem-solving. The Executive Director also works closely with FSU Staff, advisors, as well as the Shands representative.


  • Oversee internal positions, such as the Directors and Chairs, ensuring that tasks are being completed effectively and deadlines are being met.

  • Assist management in setting major goals and initiatives for the entirety of the 2024 DM season. 

  • Strengthen the relationship between Dance Marathon and other organizations on campus.

  • Encourage diversity and inclusion within DM by finding ways to make our philanthropy expand beyond what has traditionally consisted of mostly Greek organizations.

  • Lead weekly management meetings, weekly executive board meetings, and occasional CORE and All-Team meetings.

  • Assist directors in problem-solving, and setting goals, benchmarks, and deadlines for their chairs.

  • Work closely with Shands Advisor, Faculty Advisor, and Graduate Assistant to maintain communication and gather their input. 

  • Solve major problems and errors quickly and efficiently while constantly being proactive about potential problems and issues that may arise throughout the year. 

  • Review all major contracts, expenses, and partnerships to ensure we are being treated fairly and that all of our business interactions are professional and effective.

  • Work closely with the Finance team to oversee major fundraising initiatives and track their performance.

  • Work closely with the Southeast Cause Partnerships Manager for Dance Marathon, to brainstorm about how to use Children’s Miracle Network’s national office’s resources, and coordinate visits to Tallahassee.

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