Executive Director

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Ridgeland, MS
Posted: 2019-04-29

Description:

The Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer under the guidance of the Board of Directors in accordance with the Association by-laws, policies, and directives.  This position provides leadership, direction and administration of all aspects of the MAB.  The Executive Director will be charged with all administrative and program responsibilities outlined below as well as other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities:

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains a line of communication with the Board of Directors concerning Association operations.  Fully informs the Board and Officers concerning the conditions and operations of the MAB and on all significant factors influencing them.
  • Solicits and negotiates Public Education Program (PEP) / Non-Commercial Sustaining Announcements (NCSA) sponsorships and oversee the execution and fulfillment of all such contracts.
  • Plans, promotes, and facilitates all official meetings of the Association.
  • Develops and recommends an annual budget for consideration and approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Work directly with the Secretary / Treasurer to administer and maintain all financial accounts.
  • Maintains membership records and administers dues and other assessments.
  • Maintain Association website and social media sites.
  • Administer the Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program for member stations.
  • Produce and distribute monthly newsletters and other communications with members and associate members.
  • Visit member stations on a routine basis with the goal of visiting every member station annually.
  • Communicate with and visit non-member stations and potential associate member organizations to grow Association membership
  • Supervise Association employees or contract workers.
  • Plan, promote, and facilitate the Annual Convention and other Association sponsored functions.
  • Maintain relationships and communication with Local, State and National elected officials and work with national trade organizations to promote and protect the interest of Broadcasters.
  • Assist government officials, the FCC, and licensees of member and non-member stations in implementing the State’s Emergency Alert System plan.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends impacting the broadcast industry.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in broadcast executive management, non-profit organization administration or a related field and have a proven track record of success in a corporate, private, or non-profit environment.
  • Four year college or university degree in a related field.
  • Must be proficient in basic accounting principles and basic computer skills including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Constant Contact, Power Point, etc.
  • Must be proficient in current social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Linked-in, Instagram, etc.
  • Routine regional travel and occasional national travel is required.
  • Must possess a valid driver license and Social Security number
  • Must possess and maintain a good driving record and insurability and be subject to a pre-employment and annual MVR records check.
  • Subject to pre-employment drug screening, E-verify, and background check.
  • While performing this job, employee must be physically able to conduct all job requirements and be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing needs in the operation of the Association, work under tight deadlines, speak publicly, and be a positive ambassador for the Association and the broadcast industry.

Contact:

The Mississippi Association of Broadcasters (MAB), a non – profit professional organization, has an immediate opening for the position of Executive Director.  The MAB represents the interest of member radio and television stations and associate member organizations in the state.  The Executive Director provides leadership, direction and administration of all aspects of the MAB mission and answers directly to the Chairman of the Board of Directors.   Qualified applicants should possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience in broadcast executive management, non-profit organization administration or a related field and have a proven track record of success in a corporate, private, or non-profit environment.

To obtain a full job description and candidate qualifications, or to apply for this position, please respond by email to Tim Walker, MAB Board Chairman, at tim.walker@wtok.com and include “MAB Executive Director” in the subject line.  The Mississippi Association of Broadcasters is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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