Lead and manage the Strategic Relationships portfolio, which includes both sponsors who provide funding to our Chapter and membership and peer associations with whom we partner.
Contribute to Board strategic planning/execution by providing an annual Strategic Relationships Portfolio Plan (i.e.: approach, goals, metrics, timing, resources), periodic progress reports (including those required for the annual membership meeting), regular status as required by Chapter operational protocols.
Manage, train, delegate, and share information with committee volunteers to ensure a positive volunteer experience, smooth portfolio operation, and succession planning.
Establish and manage a sponsorship pipeline and support fulfillment of sponsor packages working in connection with the Chapter’s association management firm as applicable.
Champion the Chapter brand standards and guidelines while working with sponsors and partner associations.
Establish, publish, and maintain a 12-month rolling calendar of general partner relations activities guided by the annual survey outcomes and Chapter goals and approved plans; liaise with Board peers as needed to define specific partnership needs.
Coordinate sponsor and association partnership activities working in conjunction with the other Directors as it relates to events, professional development, and membership engagement.
Actively participate in the ACMP Midwest Chapter Community on ACMP Connect by contributing content monthly (i.e., new posts and/or responses, posts recognizing sponsors, etc.)
Perform other duties as assigned from time to time to serve Chapter members and further the work of the Board.
The Director of Strategic Relationships is a voting member of the Board.
May act as or direct/support a Committee Chair
Key skills needed to successfully serve in this position include:
Relationship building mindset.
Demonstrated success in revenue generation from sponsorship and philanthropy.
Leadership and delegation skills
Strategic communication and partnering capabilities peer-to-peer with sponsors and association partners.
Organizational, collaboration and lateral thinking skills
Prior Chapter volunteer experience
Ability to demonstrate change management knowledge and experience.