Monday, January 28, 2019

ATA now seeking applicants for President and CEO

The Alabama Trucking Association is seeking candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy for President & CEO.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute the policies established by the Board to advance the interests of the trucking industry;
  • Manage, motivate and direct the association staff;
  • Lead ATA’s political and advocacy agenda;
  • Enhance ATA’s value to its members (ROI);
  • Lead a strategic planning process that positions ATA to effectively deal with emerging and changing trends and needs of the industry;
  • Create an agenda that attracts and sustains membership involvement;
  • Strive to achieve unity within the membership on key issues affecting the industry; and
  • Build and direct results-oriented efforts that deliver specific results in the legislative and regulatory arenas.

Necessary Skills and Abilities

  • An understanding of the procedures, rights, and liabilities of non-profit organizations. A Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives is desired;
  • Leadership experience, preferably in the trade association or industry sector.
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically and think tactically; experienced in strategic planning in cooperation with a governing board preferred;
  • Experienced in governmental and regulatory affairs;
  • Demonstrated skills in managing and motivating staff;
  • Proven track record of budgetary and fiscal management; and
  • Proven ability to develop and strengthen relationships with multiple constituencies.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and skills.    

Closing: The application process is open until March 31, 2019. The position is to be filled by July 1, 2019.

Inquirers: Please send resume and three references to:  The Alabama Trucking Association, P.O. Box 242337-2337, Montgomery, AL 36124 marked CONFIDENTIAL.

About the Alabama Trucking Association
The Alabama Trucking Association is a non-profit trade association comprised of trucking companies and industry-related firms that provide equipment and services. Its mission is to promote leadership in Alabama’s trucking community, advocate sound transportation policies to all levels of government, and work to maintain a safe and efficient Alabama transportation goods movement system. Trucking is the wheels of Alabama’s economy hauling 80 percent of the state’s manufactured goods while providing 1 out of 14 jobs in Alabama.