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Interested candidates should send a cover letter, salary expectations and resume by August 14 to:

MSAE/Cheryl Ronk, CAE
Attention: AIHP Search Committee
1350 Haslett Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
Fax 517-332-6724
CEO_AIHP@yahoo.com 


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You are ready for a new challenge. You have a passion for creating a collaborative environment. You are a change agent, innovator and a team leader. You know you can make a difference by combining your knowledge of organizational management and hospitality while inspiring volunteer leaders to work together to support the sustainability of independent small lodging hospitality establishments in a changing environment. You love helping and giving to others. Keep reading.

The Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP), a new 501(c) 6 non-profit organization, seeks their first CEO. The association, created by members, focuses on best practices for success for independent hospitality professionals and their allied partners through education, advocacy and networking. AIHP exists to promote and support the sustainability of independent small lodging hospitality establishments in a changing environment.

After the first six months of building a solid foundation and hiring four part-time staff to get the association launched, AIHP is ready for a compelling and entrepreneurial leader. Initially, the position will be virtual with relocation within the first two years. The enthusiastic individual selected will have knowledge and experience in member engagement, retention and recruitment, fundraising, volunteer motivation, public relations, marketing, and fostering sustainability. This executive will work with the initial 200 dedicated members to build collaborations, maximize the strong volunteer leadership base, and create innovative member and community engagement projects.

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree or higher preferred. Certified Association Executive (CAE) or actively pursuing CAE status desired. Professional travel is required to represent the association. Position requires knowledge and utilization of the newest technologies and cost-effective means for collaboration.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, salary expectations and resume by August 14 to:



MSAE/Cheryl Ronk, CAE

Attention: AIHP Search Committee

1350 Haslett Road

East Lansing, MI48823

Fax 517-332-6724

CEO_AIHP@yahoo.com


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Job Description: Serves as the chief staff officer under the direction of the Chairman and Board of Directors. Has the full authority and responsibility for all operations of AIHP.

Job Purpose:  Lead the organization that promotes and supports the sustainability of independent small lodging hospitality establishments and allied partners in a changing environment through networking, advocacy, professional development and progressive business practice.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

·         Lead the implementation of and participate in the creation of the Strategic Plan.

·         Responsible for membership recruitment and retention.

·         Raise monies as needed for projects and campaigns.

·         Identify new partners and create new added value services as is fitting with the strategic plan.

·         Outline and implement the annual scope of work.

·         Oversee the finances and internal controls of the organization and the annual budget.

·         Ensure that the budget and annual scope of work are aligned.

·         Mentor association’s staff members in their responsibilities. Currently four positions; project and chief learning manager, bookkeeper, membership manager and public relations manager.

·         Responsible for outlining the committee and volunteer involvement structure.

·         Foster collaborative efforts to accomplish strategies.

·         Establish an inclusive membership environment where there are strong relationships and varied volunteer opportunities.

·         Coordinate the staff and volunteers to assure the scope of work is accomplished.

·         Create culture that facilitates the highest level of customer service.

·         Responsible for supporting the Board in providing them the materials, information and visioning to make strategic decisions.

·         Lead association's activities regarding advocacy on issues impacting the industry; includes legislative and market advocacy.

·         Position association as leader with other hospitality business organizations

·         Create alliances with other hospitality associations.

·         Serve as association’s spokesperson.

·         Responsible for the oversight of the association’s brand.

·         Research and secure opportunities for new developments that serve member’s needs.

·         Identify and facilitate the application for members on new and innovative technology or trends.

·         Liaison with AIHP’s corporate counsel and auditing firm

·         Responsible for adhering to compliance with federal and state law.

·         Ensure compliance with reporting requirements.

·         Other duties as assigned.


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Corporate Purpose

AIHP exists to promote and support the sustainability of small lodging hospitality

establishments in a changing environment through networking, advocacy, professional

development and progressive business practice. 

Our Passion

 Because

- we love innkeeping,

-we want to provide the best experiences and memories for our guests,

-we love the generous friends associated with hospitality,

- we love the thought-provoking conversations, learning and fun that come from our

community…. 

Our Value Proposition

 Our passion for innkeeping, collective knowledge, advocacy and having fun

helps our peers and future innkeepers

to achieve greater personal satisfaction and improve their bottom line

by associating, learning and sharing great ideas and proven practices, and advocating to protect

the small business lodging marketshare today and into the future.

 

Learn more about the organization by visitng http://www.independent-innkeeping.org.


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