EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | NAMC GREATER ATLANTA

The National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) Atlanta chapter is seeking an experienced leader to help lead our mission, vision, and value-driven member organization into its next phase of continued growth. We are seeking candidates familiar with the nonprofit, trade association sector. We welcome candidates with experience collaborating with a Board of Directors and volunteers, as well as a passion to make a difference in an essential services industry: construction and related trades for minority business enterprises.  

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Enhance Membership EngagementActively contribute to the organization’s membership and sponsorship growth. 
    • Develop programs and initiatives to increase the number of new active members 
    • Enhance communication with existing members 
    • Engage volunteers, including working with the Board of Directors 
    • Establish relationships with corporate and industry sponsors that support the organization’s mission 
    • Develop Public RelationsCommunicate NAMC’s mission, objectives and programs throughout the greater Atlanta marketplace. 
      • Establish relationships with stakeholders, including the construction industry, corporate and private enterprises, governmental agencies, regulatory bodies and the general marketplace 
      • Network with tangential trade associations, and industries 
      • Increase sponsorships of NAMC events 
      • Increase NAMC’s presence/visibility throughout the state 
    • Organization Operations:   Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate. 
      • Responsible effective and efficient administration of NAMC’s operations. 
      • Development and assist executive board with committees and volunteers to deliver programs  
      • Track lessons learned for continued process improvement. 
      • Produce, manage and control design and development and/or execution programs to benefit members
    • Organization Mission and Strategy:  Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. 
      • Responsible for execution of NAMC’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission via committees. 
      • Responsible for execution of strategic plan to ensure that NAMC can successfully fulfill its mission into the future. 
      • Responsible for the enhancement of NAMC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations. 
    • Board GovernanceWorks with board in order to fulfill the organization mission. 
      • Assist executive board with onboarding of new board members. 
      • Responsible for leading volunteers in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors. 
      • Responsible for effective communication with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study  
    • Five or more years’ experience developing and growing association membership 
    • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting 
    • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation 
    • Ability to convey a vision of NAMC’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors 
    • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector 
    • Skills to collaborate with board members and association volunteers 
    • Strong written and oral communication skills 
    • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups 
    • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff 
    • Strong public speaking ability  
    • Transparent and high integrity leadership 

    CONCISE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    1. Assist in planning and operation of annual budget. 
    1. Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit. 
    1. Serving as NAMC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public. 
    1. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance NAMC’s Mission. 
    1. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the chapter throughout the State. 
    1. Supervise, collaborate with organization staff. 
    1. Input in strategic planning and implementation. 
    1. Oversee organization Board and committee meetings. 
    1. Review and approve contracts for services. 
    1. Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors. 

    For more information, contact Andrea Barnett at abarnett@namcatlanta.org.