The Senior Director, Society Relations, AMER is responsible for leading CFA Institute’s engagement with CFA Societies across the Americas Region. The role represents the CFA Institute mission and strategy to societies and other external stakeholders, and the voice of societies in the region to internal teams. As a member of the Global Society Relations and Regional Management teams, the role leads and develops society relationship managers and collaborates across regions and functions to ensure effective delivery of our global operating model with societies, enabling societies in the region to serve their stakeholders and support the CFA Institute mission and strategy.
The responsibilities in this role include: building alignment with CFA Institute strategy among the Americas society network to maximize impact on mission; developing a regional service model; supporting society strategy planning, business models, and reporting; overseeing resourcing and accountability; ensuring strong governance models; and increasing the capacity of societies to serve their members and wider stakeholders in local markets. The position also works with colleagues worldwide to facilitate the delivery of products and services to societies and their markets, and to assist colleagues across functions in pursuing their objectives as appropriate in collaboration with societies at the local, regional or global level.
The position will be based in Charlottesville and will be supported by the Senior Head, Global Society Relations and the Managing Director, Americas.
Minimum of 12 years of work experience with a minimum of eight years of experience in managing a team to meet challenging objectives
CFA Charter, investment industry experience, and/or MBA strongly preferred
Demonstrable ability to lead teams and develop and mentor talent
Highly collaborative style; experienced in establishing trust and building strong relationships and influencing stakeholders at multiple managerial levels.
Demonstrable strategic planning and project management skills
Strong understanding of governance best practices, through professional or volunteer experience
Experience in developing and managing budgets
Experience in planning and delivering conferences
Working knowledge of multi-media and social media
Fluency in English required; multilingual preferred
Internal Number: R-1242
About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the world’s largest association of investment management professionals. As a global, independent organization, with a community of more than 175,000 members and 150+ member societies, we lead the investment profession by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.
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