AMC/Account Executive, Meetings/Expositions/Events, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The Executive Director, in addition to an association specialist direct report, shall manage one or more organizations and shall be the central focal point for all information, tasks, and knowledge associated with each organization. The job responsibilities shall be executed directly or by supervision of staff and shall include the responsibilities itemized in the management contracts of each association. While other departments might be responsible for performing various functions (accounting, administration, membership, marketing, graphics, IT, etc.) the Executive Director shall be responsible for coordinating those efforts on behalf of the Association. This position reports directly to the President/CEO.
The Executive Director will make it a priority to help define the strategic direction, ensuring that resources are in place to accomplish important mission goals; remain motivated and capable of exceeding expectations in service to the members; and building an inclusive, cooperative culture of service to members.
The principal duties of the Executive Director include oversight and management of the development, planning and attending meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees; to implement board policies; serve as primary contact with industry partners; and build industry and governmental alliances.
The position requires timely support and assistance to members, chapters, Board committees, and contract partners, and the negotiation and administration of contracts with Board direction. The Executive Director oversees finances, prepares an annual budget and other duties assigned by the Board of Directors, including industry conference and convention planning and arrangements.
The ideal candidate will have relevant experiences in organizational leadership, collaboration-building abilities, governance, executive management and/or development with a proven track record of achieving results and fulfilling the association's mission and goals; strong ability to work effectively with volunteer leadership, volunteers in the chapter organization, and relate to members.
The successful candidate for this position will have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with academic credentials related to business, public administration or management of non-profit organizations; 5 years experience in association management is preferred, ideally including experience as an Executive Director of a non-profit association.
About Association Executives Group
AEG, a fully-integrated association management company provides primarily national and international organizations with complete on-site headquarter operations or assistance in specific service areas. AEG, combined with our sister company Harris Marketing Group (HMG), has been in business for more than 30 years and our top personnel bring more than 100 years of combined experience in nonprofit association management. We take association governance seriously and implement creativity, proven processes and advanced technology to build sustainable association management infrastructures.