Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Executive Director
Greater Charlotte Apartment Association
May 17, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Greater Charlotte Apartment Association is seeking an experienced, innovative professional to serve as its Executive Director. The successful candidate for the position will inherit a well-respected, fiscally-sound organization. He or she will have the opportunity to build on the association’s 41 year history as a leading voice in serving the legislative, educational, and information needs of its members.
The Association is a non-profit membership trade association whose members and partners represent a broad spectrum of experience and viewpoints in developing, owning, managing and servicing Charlotte-area apartment communities. The Association forges consensus and partnerships while working to achieve common goals.
Governance and Finances
The Greater Charlotte Apartment Association is governed by an active 23-member board of directors made up of some of the leading apartment professionals in the marketplace. The Executive Director supervises a staff of 6 full time and 1 part-time employees. For more information on specific programs and services, visit the Association’s website at www.greatercaa.org
The Association’s operating budget for the current fiscal year is approximately $1.5 million. Chief sources of support include memberships from apartment owners developers, managers, and suppliers; education, special events, and corporate sponsorships.
Desired Skills and Qualifications
∼ Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, planning or related area; related graduate degree preferred.
∼ A minimum of five years of broad management experience, preferably in a non-profit sector, including strategic planning, board development, marketing, communications, advocacy, and event management; ten years preferred.
∼ Demonstrated success effectively leading a voluntary, non-profit organization within a complex internal and external environment.
∼ Demonstrated experience leading a membership organization with diverse partners.
∼ Demonstrated experience in managing comparably sized budgets and staff.
∼ Ability to lead and motivate quality volunteer leadership.
∼ Ability to direct a healthy and growing industry trade association including the essential element of fund-raising.
∼ Knowledge and understanding of other business, community, and political organizations that impact the Association, with a sense of how to leverage them to benefit the Association and its members.
∼ Must be an articulate spokesperson with strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively engage with board members, general members, community partners, public elected and appointed officials, and the media.
∼ Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with board of directors.
∼ Experience with the housing/community development field is preferred.
Industry Knowledge: Has an understanding of – or a commitment to learn - the complex issues surrounding multi-family rental housing including local, state, and federal legislation; emerging industry trends; taxation; regulations; urban housing needs; the concerns of for-profit and nonprofit developers, owners, and managers; industry demographics; and more.
The Executive Director’s salary and overall compensation will be commensurate with the experience and background of the successful applicant.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Search Committee, c/o Jennings Snider, 6060 Piedmont Row Drive South, #575, Charlotte, NC, 28287 OR e-mail email@example.com, Subject Line: Executive Director.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Greater Charlotte Apartment Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About Greater Charlotte Apartment Association
Trade association for the apartment industry in North Carolina.
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