Position Title:  President & CEO 
Location:             St. Rose, Louisiana

To apply, forward your resume with cover letter (including salary requirements) in confidence to no later than August 20, 2018. Please do not contact the local New Orleans/Bayou Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. office. Applications and Inquiries will not be accepted at that location.

The New Orleans/Bayou Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors, a member-driven association of construction industry related businesses, is seeking a President/CEO to lead this organization.

The New Orleans/Bayou Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. represents twelve parishes in the Greater New Orleans area.

The President/CEO works closely with a very active & engaged Board of Directors, assists in formulation and implementation of the strategic plan, provides staff management and leadership, implements Board of Directors’ policies, prepares the Annual Budget, and maintains ABC’s image as the spokesperson for the Merit Shop Construction Industry.

The President & CEO has regular contact with the Chapter’s elected officers, Board of Directors and committee member and is proactive on policy matters and other issues as appropriate by maintaining relationships with other associations, industry and government officials to further the mission of the Chapter.

The successful candidate ideally has a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, 5-7 years’ experience in a significant leadership role, is knowledgeable of membership/trade associations or non-profit organizations. Construction industry experience is preferred and is a plus.  

The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in effective leadership, public affairs and Association management.

The Successful Candidate is:
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and in writing;        
  • Confident, professional, and possesses well-developed interpersonal skills and abilities;        
  • Skillful in budgeting and in methods of revenue production;        
  • Highly effective at managing and developing staff;        
  • Able to engage, mentor and motivate volunteers;        
  • A strategic thinker and visionary regarding areas for growth and development of opportunities for chapter growth;        
  • Resilient in the face of challenges and seeks innovative solutions to problems;        
  • Savvy regarding broadcast, print and social media;     
  • Has commitment, drive, energy and an enthusiastic “Can Do” attitude.