The position is responsible for working collaboratively with the association Officers and Board of Directors by recommending and participating in the formulation of new policies, making decisions on existing policies, and supervising the administration of Board approved objectives within the limits of the association bylaws and standing rules of operations.
Principle Duties include:
Acting as agent for external industry partnerships.
Providing strategic direction and guidance to the Board of Directors.
Keeping committee, consultants, and the Board of Directors fully informed on the conditions of the association and on all-important factors influencing them.
Attending meetings of the Board of Directors and committee meetings.
Responsible for full oversight of Annual Meeting.
Manage staff support to committee chairs and committees to enable them to properly perform their functions.
Prepare agendas, provide leadership during discussions, and implement actions.
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the programs/activities of the association to assure that objectives are attained, plans fulfilled and member’s needs met.
Assist the Officers and Board of Directors in developing long-range strategies and priorities for association.
Oversight of annual audit.
Development of and adherence to an annual operating budget and insure the association operates within yearly budgets.
Responsible for maintaining requirements for accreditation as per association guidelines.
Required Job Specifications:
Must be a strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate the needs of the client.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must possess strong ethical values, maintain confidentiality, and have the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the team.
Education and Work Experience:
Successful candidates will have a minimum of five years of business (association or non-profit experience helpful) as a key decision maker or leader,
Superior analytical and financial skills.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills, as the position requires heavy interaction with members and venders as well as public speaking.
Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills, including PowerPoint, prior data base management experience.
The ability to travel at least 15% is required.
A bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field or equivalent experience required.CAE certification is preferred.
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Fernley & Fernley is a prominent association management company that has been in operation since 1886. As the founder of Association Management, Fernley & Fernley prides itself on its unparalleled reputation for honesty, integrity, professionalism, and exceptional customer service. Fernley & Fernley motivates and encourages its associates to be open to be innovative and creative new ideas, retain... strong family values, and to perpetuate a rewarding and fun work environment. Located in Center City, Philadelphia, our office is easily accessible to the Philadelphia suburbs, New Jersey, and Delaware. For additional information please view our website at www.fernley.com