Raybourn Group International (RGI) is seeking an Executive Director & CEO for a recently onboarded international trade association client. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of creating real value for members in a competitive and changing environment.
RGI is an AMC Institute Accredited Association Management Company. We provide outsourced association management, event planning and consulting services for dozens of non‐profits, trade associations and professional societies. Founded in 1988, RGI is a growing company that manages associations of varying sizes and budgets, ranging from local, to regional, to national, to international membership. On a daily basis, we provide services for our clients, including strategic planning, financial management, executive management, membership development, marketing/public relations, publications and social media, educational/professional development, and meeting/event planning, among others.
Raybourn Group is a company with a culture of professional development, personal growth, and servant‐ leadership. Our philosophy is to channel our passion and expertise into success for our clients.
While this position is Indianapolis based, initial interviews can be conducted virtually.
As the chief staff officer of the Association the Executive Director & CEO oversees the administration, programs and strategic plans of the association as well as its for‐profit subsidiary and foundation; collectively the “Enterprise.”
Mission and Strategy
Governance and Programming
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all‐inclusive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, modifications may occur as reflected in the mutually approved client’s Scope of Work.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and at least 10 years of related experience and/or training in association management with 5 years in the role of Executive Director/CEO for a trade association. Participation in association continuing education initiatives and programs, such as ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) and ISAE (Indiana Society of Association Executives). Should have, or be working towards, the CAE designation (Certified Association Executive).
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to speak and write using original or innovative techniques or style to broad audiences including the public, top management, and a Board of Directors.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Have a solid understanding of accounting principles and accrual‐based accounting.
Reasoning Ability: Demonstratable entrepreneurial thinking skills and abilities. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Astute in communicating and reasoning with volunteers.
Reporting Responsibility: Supervision and performance evaluations of this position shall be the responsibility of the RGI President. Must be able to travel within the United States and Canada for the association and industry events approximately 15 days per year.
This position is based in RGI’s Indianapolis offices.
To apply, send a cover letter including salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls. Raybourn Group International is an equal opportunity employer (EOE/M/D/V).