Executive Director - National Equipment Finance Association
April 5, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) seeks a new Executive Director to be located anywhere in the continental United States.
NEFA is a 501(c)6 trade association created to represent the equipment leasing and finance industry throughout North America by providing a forum for personal and professional growth through community, education and professionalism. It has an operating budget of approximately $700,000 and is well positioned for substantial future growth.
The Executive Director will focus on growing the organization's revenue streams, as well as it's visibility in the industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing marketing, publications, programs, the strategic plan, and operations for the organization. In addition, s/he will increase member value and explore new ways for NEFA to serve its industry. The new Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors.
NEFA serves small- to mid-size independent equipment finance companies, lessors and brokers. Association clients are small, medium independent finance companies and banks located within the United States. With roots going back almost 30 years, through its two predecessor organizations, UAEL and EAEL, today's NEFA is a strong association offering enhanced programs, premium networking opportunities and greater than geographic and industry segment diversity.
Experience and Qualifications:
At least five years’ management experience in either the equipment finance or trade professional associations industry
Experience with successful strategic planning and implementation.
Proven track record in growing an organization.
Hands-on experience in financial management, including budget preparation, monitoring, analysis, and reporting.
Direct experience with program development and the management of marketing campaigns.
Demonstrated ability to grow membership or products and services.
Consensus builder who can create and maintain successful relationships across the industry and with the NEFA leadership, staff, and other providers.
Knowledgeable of how technology is used in business, including social media and association management systems.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to speak in public and to convey a vision of NEFA’s future to Board, staff, and current and prospective NEFA members.
Internal Number: NEFA
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