Our company provides full-service management to trade and professional non-profit associations, as well as specialized services including program development, financial management, membership oversight, and event planning. We are seeking a full-time Executive Director to support one of our existing clients and a second client in the future.
Assures that the Board, Executive Committee and appropriate committee chairs are kept fully informed on the conditions and operations of the association, and on all important factors influencing the organization.
Participates in all meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, in person and virtually.
Assists the Board in the development and execution of the strategic plan.
Plans, formulates, and recommends for the approval of the Board, policies and programs which will further the objectives of the association.
Executes all decisions of the Board.
Develops for the purpose of day-to-day administration specific policies, procedures, and programs to support and implement the policies established by the Board.
Signs and executes such contracts and commitments as authorized by the Board or established policies.
Promotes interest and active participation in the association’s activities on the part of the membership and committees, and reports on activities to the Board as appropriate.
In cooperation with the accountant, treasurer, and/or finance committee, recommends monitors and operates within an annual budget. Works with the accountant to ensure timely and effective financial reports.
Provides business management of the associations’ publications, including journals, newsletters, brochures and directories.
Develops and implements educational programs in conjunction with the associations’ committees to advance the professional, technical, and managerial skills of the membership, operating within the budget and program objectives developed and approved by the Board.
Plans, organizes, and directs membership promotion and retention programs, evaluates results and recommends policies, procedures and actions to achieve membership goals.
Performs a fiduciary function for the association, maintaining official minutes of the Board of Directors and other official meetings of the association, provides security and appropriate confidentiality for all files, legal and historic documents, membership and other databases.
Plans and executes all communications to the general membership, including such items as newsletters, general mailings, ballots, and surveys.
Maintains thorough communication with the Board, committees, and members regarding association activities and projects.
Provides the necessary liaison and staff support to Committee Chairs and Committees to enable them to effectively perform their function.
Serves as the “team leader” for staff of 4, coordinating and working with other support to the association(s), such as the accountant, web services contractor, graphic designer, newsletter, and others.
Partners with volunteer leaders to solicit Sponsors/Partners for the association and maintains positive relationship with Sponsors/Partners including ensuring staff implements all promised benefits and features.
Maintain industry relations with partner organizations and attend conventions on behalf of the organization.
Oversees maintenance and accuracy of all required documents and processes necessary for employer’s accreditation.
About the Company:
We are a growing Association Management Company in Forest Hill, MD, with opportunities for advancement and we promote a collaborative, team-oriented workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Our differences fuel excellence and we strive to create an environment where every individual is valued and feels empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Education & Experience – A bachelor’s degree and at least 2-4 years of experience in an Account Executive role. Experience with fundraising a plus.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities – The ideal candidate will be organized, proactive, and visionary with exceptionalattention to detail. Applicants must be comfortable with presenting, informing and motivating individuals, demonstrate an ability to set a positive and productive culture for the Board, and have proven experience working effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders. Strong leadership skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with project management software such as Basecamp. Ability to manage multiple projects at once and move projects ahead efficiently in a deadline driven environment. Ability to lift up to 35lbs., as needed. Must be able to stand for 8-15 hours a day, when attending conferences.
Travel –travel within North America for 3-4 events per year.
Job Location – This is predominantly a telecommuting position.
Applying for this position:
Please provide a cover letter with salary requirements, when applying for this position.
No phone inquiries will be accepted.
Job Type: Full-time
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include paid vacation and sick days, health insurance (employer pays 95% of premium for individual coverage), dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, retirement plan match, additional voluntary benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and professional development support.
About Stringfellow Management Group
Accredited Baltimore-area Association Management Company.