Associations International (AI) is an association management company based in Lexington, KY, who partners with non-profit trade and career associations like the International Coaching Federation (ICF) in a client-consultant relationship. Our job is to help those non-profits meet their mission and grow their membership through the work of our talented, dedicated team of professionals.
We are currently searching for a Regional Development Director located in Europe to join our ICF team. As the Regional Development Director, you will work across Europe, Middle East, and Africa to support ICF's Professional Coaches Family Organization (ICF PCFO). Through development of regional markets, you will support membership growth, partnerships with volunteer chapter leads, and create a member-centric mindset.
Develop local and regional markets for increasing membership, deepening member engagement, establishing and growing healthy chapter communities.
Maintain/build existing relationships with ICF PCFO stakeholders
Gather marketplace information on the coaching market and competition and utilizes data to contribute to the creation and implementation of regional strategies for sustainable growth, diversification, and to strengthen ICF’s regional presence through the membership and chapter network.
Work closely with ICF PCFO global and regional team members and other ICF staff and senior leaders to identify opportunities to increase the visibility of ICF in partnership with all stakeholders in the region.
Possess a member-centric mindset and partner with volunteer chapter leaders to establish and deliver regional goals and KPIs
Serve as the point person for regional outreach.
Provide fiscal and personnel management, develops effective relationships with stakeholders and positively represents the ICF to external audiences.
Experience in association management, membership, chapter operations and/or nonprofit organizations.
experience managing and/or working with virtual teams across different cultures and languages as well as demonstrate an open, inclusive and global mindset.
political acumen and diplomacy when prioritizing competing demands and implementing strategic priorities
Minimum of 5-7 years of professional business/management, association management and or not-for-profit management experience.
Experience conducting market development and providing recommendations for expansion.
Ability to create and drive operational plans.
Experience analyzing membership data and feedback to develop relevant programs.
Experience in remote leadership and managing a virtual team.
Experience working with volunteers, across cultures and time-zones.
Fluent in written and spoken English and preferably proficiency in a second language.
Public speaking experience
Availability for ~35% travel internationally requiring work on some nights and weekends
Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from an accredited college or university
Comfort with working with C-suite individuals in a professional environment.
LIFE AT AI
We believe in hiring talented, diverse people who drive the success of our partner associations by bringing their talents, passions, and expertise to the team. We are proud to have been named a Best Places to Work in Kentucky award recipient for ten years and counting!
Flexibility: remote work with ability to set your own schedule
Competitive Compensation: based on skills and experience
Time Off: Comprehensive time off to do the things you love including a paid company shutdown in December.
Culture: Best Places to Work award for 10 years and running
Associations International is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. AI recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires support in applying, please reach out to our HR team at 859-226-4221.
Associations International is a full-service association management firm providing services and support for international and domestic associations. We focus on the needs of each of our partner associations, helping them build their membership, promote their missions, and support their value. Above all, we nourish their ability to grow.
We hire diverse and talented people who drive the success of our partner associations by bringing their talents, passions, and expertise to the team. We pride ourselves on creating a culture of respect and belonging and are proud to have been named a Best Places to Work in Kentucky award recipient from 2013-2021!