Strategic Vice President – JOB DESCRIPTION

OPEN POSITION

REPORTS TO:

The President.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the strategic plan
  • Appoint the Internal Communications Chair and External Communications Chair upon agreement of the President
  • Directly oversee the functions of communications committees, MVMA website and social media presence of MVMA
  • Assume all responsibilities of the President in the absence of the President and Program Vice President
  • Maintain confidentiality of MVMA business
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of MVMA

TERM OF OFFICE:

Two (2) years, with election on even-dated years. The Strategic Vice President may serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms unless a two-year interval passes. If appointed to complete the term of a previous officer’s term he/she will complete that term as his/her first term and may be elected to serve a second consecutive term. The term begins immediately upon completion of the Annual Meeting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Understanding of and ability to facilitate strategic planning process
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Knowledge of website development and maintenance
  • Knowledge of public relations and marketing
  • Ability to recruit qualified committee members
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to delegate tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to meet goals on time

DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and prepare strategic plan
  • Hold meetings with the communications committees
  • Serve as editor for MVMA newsletter
  • Disseminate information to MVMA membership as required
  • Ensure and oversee maintenance of the MVMA website
  • Hold strategic, website and communications records and any tools needed to maintain same in good order
  • Assist the Board of Directors to develop, implement and evaluate goals, objectives and annual budget that are consistent with MVMA’s mission
  • Prepare annual strategic plan, website and communications budget for consideration in the annual budget
  • Monitor strategic, website and communications committee expenses for fiscal soundness

TIME REQUIRED:

  • Attendance at monthly board meetings: 2 hours per month
  • Attendance at monthly general meetings: 2 hours per month
  • Time required to maintain records: variable
  • Time required to plan and facilitate quarterly committee meetings: variable
  • Monitor strategic, website and communications committee expenses for fiscal soundness: variable

TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Orientation by predecessor
  • On-the-job training
  • Board orientation

BENEFITS:

    • Opportunity to gain new skills as well as practice skills already achieved
    • Opportunity for networking and collaboration
    • Opportunity to exercise and strengthen listening and communication skills
    • Opportunity to build resume