Printing Industry Midwest is seeking a seasoned professional to serve as President of its $1million, 300-member organization. The President reports to an executive committee and board of directors, and is responsible for all association activities including strategic planning, budget and program development, and membership growth and retention. Leading a small but committed team, the ideal candidate is a self-starter with strong financial, marketing and interpersonal skills. The sought-after President is engaging and proven public speaker with excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate volunteer leaders. He/she is organized, responsive and a person who can connect with businesspeople from multiple generations.
Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and association management experience, ideally with a trade association. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume by December 18 to: firstname.lastname@example.org (PIM board member and PIA representative)
The Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) is the trade association representing the graphic arts and communication companies in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Membership resources and benefits are designed to add value to companies that provide print, graphic communication services, market or manufacture supplies for the printing industry.
Our mission is to be the leading resource to enhance the strength and profitability of the printing, graphic communications and related industries through advocacy, education, safety and environmental information.
The President of Printing Industry Midwest plans, operates, and directs the business activities of the Association as well as develops and executes its overall objectives and policies.
Scope: The President must have the vision to direct the Association’s future efforts in providing services and assistance to its members. He/she must also act as the spokesperson for the industry to the public and the print community at large.
Duties: The duties of the President are as follows:
Serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Printing Industry Midwest, providing effective and efficient functioning of the Association through management of its human and financial resources.
Work with the Board of Directors to develop strategic plans so that the Association will continue to grow and maintain its strong financial position.
Manage the Association based on Board established policies.
Work with the Treasurer and Finance committee to develop annual budgets and staffing levels to maintain association growth in a fiscally responsible manner.
Administer the approved annual budget.
Maintain custody of the Association’s funds and securities, and provide full and accurate accounting to the Board of Directors according to accepted accounting principles.
Oversee membership recruitment and retention strategies for the organization.
Oversee fundraising efforts to attract sponsorship for the organization.
Direct the Association's regulatory and lobbying efforts.
Direct the Printing Industry Midwest staff in developing and maintaining products/services that will provide benefits to the Association Members.
Develops goals and objectives for subordinates and assists them in achieving these goals. He/she shall assign tasks and provide proper training for the staff.
Work with the Printing Industries of America staff and its board to maintain the appropriate liaison with the national association. Attend appropriate national association meetings. Participate with other affiliate mangers in peer conversations and meetings.
Prepare and staff all meetings of the Board and Executive Committee.
Oversee the Association’s website and regular newsletter communications with the membership.
Represent Printing Industry Midwest with participation in local, state and national events. Act as spokesperson with the media.
The President reports directly to and serves at the discretion of the Printing Industry Midwest Board of Directors.
Additional Salary Information: Potential for bonus at end of year.