The Executive Vice President of the North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCNLA) is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The incumbent directs all administrative and operational activities and programs in support of the mission of NCNLA to assure that objectives are achieved and member needs are met.
The Executive Vice President is the chief staff executive of NCNLA, reporting to the Board of Directors and supervising a staff of five.
A dynamic individual with strong interpersonal, marketing, financial and management skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to represent the association with excellence among the business members NCNLA serves.
Demonstrated knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations.
Knowledge of human resources, financial and project management.
Ten to fifteen years professional experience, with five to seven years of senior management experience in a trade association or related setting.
Experience with the nursery and landscape industry preferred.
Advocacy experience with legislative and governmental agencies, marketing experience and experience building partnerships a plus.
NCNLA offers an attractive compensation and benefits package to full-time employees.
Please include a cover letter, resume and your salary requirements. A well-crafted cover letter, outlining how your experience fits the requirements of the position, will be an important factor in considering your candidacy. Only complete applications will be considered.
NCNLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
No phone calls, please.
About North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association
The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCNLA) is a 501(c)(5) non-profit membership organization of firms interested in the welfare of North Carolina's green industry, with emphasis on the nursery and landscape industry. NCNLA's 900+ member companies include growers, landscape firms and retail garden centers along the industry’s vertically-integrated supply chain.NCNLA's purpose is to be a flexible, knowledgeable, responsive, environmentally-conscious organization providing the nursery and landscape industries with leadership, technological and business advancement opportunities and information services. NCNLA's ultimate goal is to benefit its members economic, professional and personal growth.For more information, visit our website at www.ncnla.com.