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Job Posting: Director, BABC

We are currently seeking a self-motivated and driven leader for the position of Director, British American Business Council (BABC) to manage the activities of this organization.

Job Categories:
Marketing & Public Relations, Other, Philadelphia County (PA), Service & Membership Organization

Responsibilities Include:
• Liaise with government officials from the UK and the US as well as senior corporate managers to further develop tangible business opportunities within and between the two regions.
• Organize and prepare reports for four Board of Directors meetings per year.
• Communicate on an as-needed basis with counterparts in other BABC chapters nationally and internationally.
• Prepare an annual budget and present to board treasurer and Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Controller. Closely monitor budget on a regular basis.
• Plan approximately seven-nine events annually, taking into account the recommendations of board committees. Seek out speakers and panelists. Solicit sponsorships. Organize the logistics for the events, including room set-up, table signs, sponsor signage, name tags, audio/visual needs and awards (where applicable). Coordinate and oversee event volunteers.
• Manage marketing efforts. Prepare marketing collateral and other written materials, including brochures, website content, invitations, programs for events, Connect (the BABC electronic newsletter) and press releases.
• Complete State and other grant applications and follow-up reports.
• Handle administrative functions, including membership database management and processing of payments from various sources (event registration, membership dues, and sponsorships)
• Research and recruit prospective BABC members.
• Facilitate ongoing communication with the board of directors, key members, sponsors and prospects throughout the year, including personal outreach and written notes.
• Manage production of the Annual Membership Directory, including the updating of member information, creating an ad sales campaign, and working with the Art Department on layout and design.
• Keep up on trends in international business to expand business opportunities for BABC members.
• Attend up to two BABC worldwide conferences per year (budget permitting). Prepare reports for regional and international meetings. Lead conference workshops. Attend related events in the region.
• When available, assist at GPCC programs & events.
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Five years of management experience, preferably at a non-profit, membership organization, and with an international business focus
• An outgoing personality, a detail oriented focus, and the ability to network successfully with and on behalf of the BABC and its members
• Comfortable working with international business leaders, government officials, diplomats and foreign dignitaries
• Working knowledge of “international protocol” and cross-cultural communication
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Study, work or extensive travel abroad preferred
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite
GPCC offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits package.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit their resume with salary requirements via e-mail only to careers@greaterphilachamber.com.

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