ACC Minnesota serves as a valuable resource to its more than 700 in-house counsel members, representing more than 245 companies from legal departments ranging from small companies with one lawyer to global Fortune 100 companies. The chapter provides CLE courses, networking and social events, practice interest groups, special GC/CLO programming, pro bono and community service events, access to CLE program materials and much more. ACC Minnesota has at least two events on the calendar nearly every month, which give members plenty of opportunities to network, learn and contribute.
The Executive Director position is a contract position that provides a wide variety of support to the Chapter. The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader who can help advance the overall goals of the organization while meeting the needs of its current members. Prior experience working with legal organizations and law firms is preferred but not required. The position offers the right candidate a flexible schedule requiring 20-30 hours per week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as the Board of Directors may deem necessary from time to time.
Develop and implement programs and other services for Chapter members
Coordinate the Chapter’s sponsorship campaign and serve as the primary liaison between the Chapter and its sponsors
Develop and implement marketing plans to include:
Marketing existing programs to members
Developing strategies to increase membership of the Chapter
Reviewing and processing feedback from members on the success of Chapter Programs and member needs
Manage and seek continual improvement of new Chapter core processes such as:
Program web casting
Out of state program development and outreach
Organize and carry out an annual board retreat to develop Chapter’s strategic plan
Execute strategic plan and track its progress
Assist Committees in execution of annual goals and objectives
Assist President and Board in recruiting in-house attorneys to serve as Board and Committee members
Develop agendas for organizational meetings
Create agenda and attend Board meetings
Coordinate and on occasion, attend Committee meetings
Assist in budgeting and tracking expenditures against goals
Handle Chapter Administrator duties or work with and manage a third party for provision of same
Facilitate payment of obligations
Coordinate the location and all other aspects of Chapter events
Evaluate benefits of outreach to other legal organizations in Minnesota and beyond
Coordinate with national Association of Corporate Counsel organization on new programs and priorities
Coordinate topics with Education Committee liaison
Coordinate all program logistics and promotion
Attend all events and handle all on-site logistics including registration
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives.
We anticipate and understand the needs of the in-house bar; help members deliver services to their... corporate clients efficiently; promote the value of in-house services; influence the practice of law as it affects the in-house bar; and deliver a mix of relevant, timely services including information, education, networking and advocacy.
With more than 40,000 members employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, ACC connects its members to each other and to the people and resources necessary for their personal and professional growth.