President (Memphis, TN)

Position Title:  President
Location:             Memphis, TN 


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Basic Function

Serves as the President, responsible to the Chair and Board of Directors for the effective and efficient operations of the business and financial affairs of WTCABC and oversight of WTCABC staff. Recommends and participates in Board formulation of the Chapter’s mission, goals, objectives, strategic plans and related policies. Within that framework plans, organizes, coordinates, controls, and directs the staff, programs, and activities of the Chapter.

Specific Responsibilities

  • General manager of all office affairs and supervision of all staff personnel.
  • Prepare the annual budget and revise as necessary with the Board of Directors approval.
  • Responsible for working with all committees, including standing committees, and, along with the Chapter Chair, recruiting members to serve on committees.
  • Responsible for oversight of member recruitment and membership retention and working with the Membership Committee.
  • Responsible for working with the Political Action Committee on issues relevant to the construction industry and Chapter members.
  • Responsible for working with the Education and Training Committee on training and educational opportunities for Chapter members and their employees.
  • Responsible for all Chapter and National ABC membership records and submissions to National ABC.
  • Serve as liaison with all local, state, and federal government legislative and administrative sections, as well as boards and committees.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the National ABC staff, as well as other Chapter staffs.
  • Responsible for giving up-to-date reports to the Board of Directors, the Membership and Committees.
  • Work closely with the General Counsel and others as appointed by the Board of Directors.
  • Promote new business for Chapter Membership.
  • Organize and supervise the efficient operation of all membership meetings, board meetings and other Chapter events.
  • Interact with members and promote ABC and the Chapter to non-members.
  • Market and promote WTCABC services and related products to its members and prospective members.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Chair or Board of Directors.


Internal Relationships

All staff reports directly to the President.  The President, with the approval of the Executive Committee, may employ such additional staff as he or she shall deem necessary to carry out the programs of the Chapter.  The President shall terminate existing staff as he or she shall deem necessary.

External Relationships

Has regular contact with the executive committee and the board of directors and its committees on policy matters and other issues as appropriate. Maintains personal contact with other state chapters, the national organization and the general membership to the greatest degree possible. Maintains appropriate relationships with other associations, industry, government, public service organizations, and vendors to enhance the image of the association and the attainment of its objectives.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Possess Business Acumen
  • Ability to Communicate Proficiently
  • Prior experience with boards of directors
  • Prior experience with managing volunteer committees
  • Possess a Customer/Client Focus
  • Possess Proven Leadership
  • Proven ability at Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Must be Results Driven
  • Must be able to think strategically


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, email, mass communication systems and website management.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in sales, marketing or business administration or equivalent number of years of experience.
  • Five (5) years of related experience with progressive management experience.
  • Prior non-profit experience and leadership.
  • Understanding of small business and corporate operations. Some understanding of the construction industry.
  • Prior experience with delivery of educational programs, especially targeted at non-traditional and/or adult student populations and using distance learning techniques.