LNLHA Executive Director Job Description
Landscape Newfoundland & Labrador Horticulture Association (LNLHA) Board and Executive Director work together as a team. The responsibility for determining general policy shall be entrusted to the Board. The Executive Director shall keep the Board informed regarding the progress of all important LNLHA programs. The Executive Director is also responsible for management of all business operations and assets, and research for future funding to help grow the association.
Executive Director Responsibilities:
· Administer program(s) in accordance with board policies and regulations.
· Submit for board action, an annual program plan and budget.
· Provide the Board with requested data and information to enable the Board to make decisions.
· Provide the Board with periodic reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and/or annually).
· Submit monitored information in a timely, accurate and understandable fashion.
· Schedule meetings and prepare materials for all LNLHA in person meetings and conference / video calls.
· Evaluate services being provided by LNLHA in relation to specified goals and standards and recommend modification where appropriate.
· Drive the ongoing implementation and review of the LNLHA strategic plan and policies.
· Liaison between the Board, Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA), and various commodity committees (provincially and nationally) and keep everyone informed.
· Represent LNLHA members at the national level (CNLA) in sharing information and pursuing benefits and services.
· Gather information on internal and external industry viewpoints (issues and/or opinions), as needed for fully informed Board analysis.
· Make the Board aware of special events (internal or external), relevant trends, and any organizational changes.
· Attend CNLA National winter and summer meetings (travel required).
· Research all municipal, provincial, and federal funding opportunities for the growth of the organization and to improve the financial resources.
· Apply for any available funding and administrate accepted programs / projects in accordance with LNLHA’s stated purpose and interest.
· Research and recommend new programs to the board.
· Maintain and grow interagency relations with other professional and service groups / agencies in the community (national, provincial, and local).
· Reach out to the community, businesses, (etc.) for donations and maximize sponsorship opportunities during fundraising activities to complete projects.
· Project Management- drafting proposals, ensuring liaison between funder and association, operational person on the ground for project. Finance / Assets:
· Direct all financial operations of LNLHA (payables & receivables, etc.)
· Prepares LNLHA budgets and control of these financial resources once approved.
· Coordinate the annual membership renewal program / invoicing and collection of membership dues.
· Deposit cheques or process credit card payments.
· Work with bookkeeper monthly to update financials and ensure accuracy.
· Maintain government registry and prepare other government remittances.
· Engage with members to gather information regarding the industry and to encourage participation in activities and meetings.
· Engage and manage member and board activities.
· Reach out to potential members to grow organizational membership.
· Communicate with members on an ongoing basis through newsletters (Mail Chimp).
· Coordinate and prepare member award submissions for judging in the Awards of Landscape Excellence (provincial and national).
· Answer and direct queries from members and non-members.
· Manage volunteer staff activities during functions.
· Assist the Board with direct involvement with the community through public relations.
· Prepare descriptive program literature, graphic documents, and participate in visual and verbal presentations.
· Reach out to various community leaders and media organizations during community engagement opportunities.
· Grow social media platforms and prepare regular posts to share news and information to promote activities, members, and the industry.
· Update CNLA membership website database (Salesforce).
· Manage LNLHA website (Go Daddy).
· Diploma: Business Admin or Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in related field,
· 3-5 years’ experience, working with boards, or associations.
· Proven record of success in raising funds for non-profit organizations from government and non-government sources.
· Benefit: $35,000 - $45,000 per year depending on experience.
· Valid Driver’s License
· Benefits available through CNLA (To be discussed).
· Working for home office (compensation for percentage for office needs, phone, etc. to be discussed).
Please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.