The Airmen Association is looking for an organized, hardworking team-player and people-person with a successful track record of leadership and management experience to lead the Airmen team. The Executive Director (ED) should be a goal-oriented and outgoing individual with attention to detail. The ED should be a quick learner that takes initiative and is self-disciplined and has excellent verbal and social skills, and excellent time-management skills.
The ED is responsible for the overall operation and financial direction of the organization and representing the Association as the lead executive. The ED is responsible for a $1M+ budget with a staff of 5 full-time employees. The ED is supported with a competent and experienced staff and an active board of directors. All personnel issues remain under the control of the ED. The ED reports to the President of the board of directors and works within a broad policy framework established jointly with the Board.
The Alaska Airmen’s Association, established in 1951, is the largest general aviation organization in Alaska and is one of the largest GA groups in the country with over 2000 active members. It is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 membership-based organization whose sole purpose is to protect, preserve, and promote general aviation.
We host the annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, America's largest free-entry aviation trade-show with nearly 300 exhibitors from around the world and 30,000 attendees in Anchorage, Alaska the first weekend of every May. We also host our annual Airplane raffle each year, which is one of the Association's main fundraiser and also the largest raffle hosted in Alaska. Membership includes all pilots, student through ATP, mechanics, airline employees, aviation enthusiasts and any individual or business that has an interest in flying. Membership is open to everyone, including non-Alaska residents. Our members reside in 5 countries, 46 states, and represent members in 50 Alaskan cities and villages.
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IDEAL START DATE
Tuesday, May 7th at 11:59pm AKST
Send PDFs of cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references with relationship context to: Dennis Bedford, DENNIS.BEDFORD@acsalaska.net
For the full job description, visit our website at www.alaskaairmen.org!
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