Executive Vice President

Job Description


Louisiana Home Builders Association Executive Vice President


The Executive Vice President of the Louisiana Home Builders Association (LHBA) is responsible for leading the organization and managing its day-to-day operations. The Executive

Vice President reports to the LHBA President and Senior Officers and works closely with the

Executive Committee and the LHBA Board of Directors to set and implement the overall strategic direction of LHBA.

Key Responsibilities:

- LHBA Executive Officer

● Maintains regular communication with the Board of Directors, Executive

Committee, and other officers to inform them of the association's activities, progress, and issues. Attends all scheduled meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and provides reports and updates at each meeting or as required.

● Analyzes the needs and goals of the association, and develops and proposes policies and plans to the Board of Directors for their consideration and approval.

This may include conducting research, analyzing data, and making recommendations based on industry trends and best practices.

● Manages the administrative operations of the association, including overseeing staff, budgets, and resources. Develops and implements policies, procedures, and programs to support the association's objectives and ensure efficient and effective operations.

● Ensures that the decisions and directives of the Board of Directors are carried out in a timely and accurate manner, except in cases where specific assignments are made by the Board. This may involve working with staff and volunteers to coordinate activities, delegate tasks, and ensure that projects are completed according to plan.

● Signs and executes contracts and commitments authorized by the Board of

Directors or established policies, ensuring that the association's legal and financial obligations are met. This may involve reviewing and negotiating terms, preparing documents, and working with legal counsel as needed.

● Collaborates with the Treasurer and Finance Committee to prepare an annual budget for the association, taking into account the association's income, expenses, and financial goals. Once the budget is approved by the Board of

Directors, manages the association's finances within the established guidelines, including tracking expenses, reconciling accounts, and preparing financial reports.

● Represents the association at meetings and events of the National Association of

Home Builders (NAHB), including the Association Leadership Institute. This may involve attending conferences, workshops, and other professional development opportunities to stay informed about industry trends and best practices, and to network with other professionals.

● Prepares year-end audits, reviews, tax returns, annual reports, and state filings as required by law and association policies. This may involve working with accounting and legal professionals to ensure that all necessary documentation is accurate and complete.

- LHBA Staff Management

● Plans, directs, and coordinates the implementation of all approved programs, projects, and major activities of the association's staff, ensuring that they are completed efficiently and effectively.

● Recruits, hires, and trains association staff, providing ongoing support and guidance as needed to help them succeed in their roles.

● Develops and implements performance standards and goals for association staff, and evaluates their performance on a regular basis. This may involve setting targets, providing feedback, and offering support and training to help staff improve their skills and achieve their goals.

● Acts as a liaison between staff and committees, providing support and assistance as needed to help committees perform their assigned functions. This may involve coordinating meetings, providing information and resources, and working with committee members to achieve their goals.

● Plans and executes all association events, including meetings, conferences, seminars, and other educational and networking opportunities. This may involve coordinating with staff, volunteers, vendors, and other stakeholders to ensure that all necessary arrangements are made and that events run smoothly and successfully.

- Administrative

● Manages and maintains the financial assets of the association, including investments, in accordance with established policies and guidelines. This may involve working with financial advisors, reviewing reports, and making recommendations to the Board of Directors.

● Ensures that all funds, physical assets, and other property owned by the association are properly safeguarded and accounted for. This may involve

implementing security measures, conducting audits and reviews, and maintaining accurate records.

● Protects confidential information related to the association's operations and members, including by implementing appropriate security measures and adhering to relevant laws and regulations.

● Serves as the Executive Editor of official publications of the association, overseeing the development and production of newsletters, magazines, social media, and other materials.

● Develops education programs to advance the professional skills of the association's members, operating within budget and program objectives. This may involve identifying training needs, developing curriculum, and coordinating with instructors and other stakeholders.

● Carries out other general responsibilities and assigned duties as delegated by the Officers and Board of Directors. This may involve participating in special projects, representing the association at events, and supporting the work of other staff and volunteers.

- Events and Member Outreach

● Develops and implements strategies to promote interest and active participation among members in the association's activities, including through the use of marketing, communication, and engagement techniques.

● Plans, organizes, and directs membership promotion and retention programs, including through the development of marketing materials, the use of social media and other communication channels, and the implementation of incentives and benefits. This may involve working with staff, volunteers, and other stakeholders to identify and target potential members, and to develop and execute effective outreach and retention strategies.

● Develops and implements strategies to maximize revenue from event sponsorships and other non-dues revenue sources, including identifying potential sponsors, negotiating sponsorship deals, and researching new revenue opportunities.

● Executes a marketing and outreach plan that includes promoting the association's members and sponsors.

● Develops and maintains relationships with members, including through regular communication and engagement, to encourage their involvement and support of the association.

● Maintains accurate records of membership data, including information on participation and retention, and uses this data to inform the development of membership promotion and retention programs.

● May also be responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers, and coordinating their activities to support the association's programs and events.

- Public Outreach

● Develops and maintains effective relationships with public and private organizations, including through regular communication and engagement, to ensure the interests of the association are represented and promoted. This may involve working with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as industry partners, to advocate for policies and initiatives that support the association's goals.

● Coordinates the association's grassroots advocacy efforts, including through the development and implementation of member outreach and engagement programs.

● Develops and maintains accurate records of the association's activities and accomplishments in government affairs, and reports regularly on progress to the association's leadership and membership.

● Partners with and promotes the association to local and national businesses and organizations to increase visibility and support, including building relationships with key stakeholders, promoting events and programs, and representing the

LHBA at events and meetings.

- Qualifications and Experience

● A bachelor's degree or higher in a related field, such as business administration, marketing, or public relations. Extensive work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

● A minimum of 5 years of experience in association management, with a strong track record of success in leading and growing membership-based organizations.

● Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

● Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

● Proficiency in office management software, including Microsoft Office and Google

Drive, as well as QuickBooks.

● Experience with social media marketing and the ability to effectively use platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to reach and engage members and stakeholders.

● Familiarity with the home building industry and the issues and challenges facing home builders in Louisiana.

● Proficiency with financial management and budgeting, including experience preparing and managing budgets and financial reports.

● A commitment to continuous learning and professional development, with a willingness to stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices.

- Compensation and Benefits

● The salary for the LHBA Executive Officer position is $90,000 per year.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday


  • Nonprofit management: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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