The Chapter Executive Director (“ED”) is responsible for implementing the chapter’s mission and goals, directing the daily activities, and overall administration of chapter operations. The ED must possess highly developed interpersonal communication and negotiation skills and a demonstrated capacity to build and maintain relationships with diverse communities, chapter volunteers and employees, organizations, government, media, and other interests.
- Financials – The ED will be responsible for and oversees the financial administration, budgetary process, audit procedures and cash flow of the chapter.
- Marketing, Public Relations and Communications - The ED is the principal spokesperson representing the chapter and its members. The ED is tasked in developing/overseeing programs and tools that 1) effectively communicates information to its constituents’, 2) promotes a strong public awareness and understanding of the chapter and its mission and 3) provides oversight of the chapter magazine.
- Event Planning/Fundraising – The ED will provide event planning and fundraising oversight for all efforts that support the chapter and its operations. Involving the board of directors, the ED will analyze fund development needs, capacity and research funding opportunities that support the chapter’s mission.
- Administrative/Operations – The ED will be responsible for the day to day efficiency of the office to include but not limited to managing vendors, staff, supplies and equipment that support the chapter’s mission.
- Membership Development – The ED will have oversight on the development and support of a membership program that focuses on value, recruitment and retention in-line with the chapter’s mission.
- Strategic Planning – The ED will guide and oversee the development of long and short term organization goals. Goals achieved by developing programs and strategies that responds to the needs to the chapter and its members.
Founded in 1973, CAI and its 59 U.S. and international chapters provide information, education and resources to the homeowner leaders and professionals who govern and manage homeowners associations, condominium communities and cooperatives. CAI’s 32,000-plus members include Community association board members, other homeowner leaders, community managers, association management firms and other professionals who support common-interest communities.
The Coachella Valley Chapter was founded in 1981, is composed of 11 directors, currently has over 500 members and has an annual budget of $360,000.Our mission is to provide the leadership for successful development and operation of community associations through information, research and education. More information can be found on our chapter website at http://www.cai-cv.org .
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