Credit Union National Association is excited to announce an opening for a Vice President of System Provider Relations. A successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the financial services marketplace, experience in various advertising disciplines, including print and digital channels, trade shows, sponsorships, etc. This is an exciting opportunity to join and lead an expanding team focused on growth and strategy!
This opportunity is open to both in-office or remote work; geographic location is flexible.
Effectively translate CUNA’s short term and long term strategic goals into executable strategies and plans for the system provider/vendor relations team relative to engagement with and sales to that sector of the financial services marketplace.
Responsible for ensuring the continued growth of top-line revenue through advertising, exhibit, sponsorship and other related sales to the system provider marketplace. This includes ongoing assessment of the competitive business landscape.
Collaboratively lead the creation, maintenance and management of a comprehensive communications strategy that drives awareness and sales of CUNA Associate Business Memberships.
Manage logistics and relationships relative to the oversight of CUNA’s Signature Event exhibit programs, including the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference and America’s Credit Union Conference.
Provide Leadership in managing the team’s close working relationships with all CUNA, and specifically Engagement, Solutions, Enterprise Operations and Advocacy management to drive organizational goals and objectives.
Act as a high-level spokesperson for the organization, through visibility and engagement with credit union leaders, state credit union associations, CUSOs, other credit union groups and the provider marketplace.
Efficiently manage the system provider/vendor relations team’s budgeted expenses to support the business goals and objectives of the Organization
Bachelor’s degree business or related field, advanced degree preferred.
Minimum 10 years’ experience in comparable industries in a senior management role to include:
Development of vendor sales relationships
Development of organizational business strategy
Management of vendor sales team(s) to execute strategy
Management of relationships with advertising contractors
Metrics development to show ROI
Management of external relationships
Management of budgets
Experience in successfully planning and managing at both strategic and operational levels plus effectively working collaboratively with colleagues and staff. Proven success leading and influencing decisions in a changing environment and the proven ability to correctly anticipate future needs. Experience integrating advertising applications and use of software/online applications. Creativity and thoughtful use of sales strategies and communications.
Outstanding presentation skills and written communication.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Credit Union National Association
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