Branch Manager, Nelson-Marlborough - 23 hrs per week.

Listed 5 days Ago
Institute of Directors
Professional Services

The Institute of Directors is the professional body in Aotearoa New Zealand for directors and is at the heart of the governance community. We believe good governance has the power to transform business, society and communities. We take this responsibility seriously. We are a purpose led organisation and are passionate about governance and making Aotearoa New Zealand a better place to live and do business. 

As the Nelson-Marlborough branch manager, you will work closely with the branch chair and the branch committee to deliver a programme of events and activities that engage and deliver value to the IoD's Nelson-Marlborough-based members and the wider governance community. You will develop and deliver the branch annual plan eg. speaker events on topical issues for a range of member audiences; new member initiatives and programmes; the local emerging director awards; and informal member networking events. You will engage speakers, sponsors and partners to ensure the branch delivers a relevant, informative and high-quality programme that lifts capability and drives best practice governance in your region.

You are a self-starter who enjoys being a part of a professional and vibrant national-based team. You are a connector and thrive on building and nurturing strong relationships with diverse groups - with your team, the committee, members, customers, partners, sponsors and the local governance and business community. You keep your finger on the pulse of issues that affect our members and can adapt your approach to meet the current and future needs of the governance sector and business landscape. You act with the highest levels of professionalism, integrity and trust and can be counted on to deliver. 

As our branch manager, you will: 

  • Plan and deliver an annual programme of events and activities for the region, that are aligned with the IoD's strategic goals
  • Manage the Nelson-Marlborough branch so it is a dynamic and high-performing hub for the local governance community
  • Promote the value of IoD's member offerings, including courses, events, training, benefits and the Chartered Membership Pathway
  • Proactively engage with current members to maintain or extend their membership and promote IoD benefits to prospective members
  • Build and nurture strong relationships and partnerships within the region 
  • Champion the IoD and the Nelson-Marlborough branch within the region and at a national level
  • Engage with local partners and sponsors to agree and deliver mutual value

Your areas of expertise: 

  • Professionalism and the ability to deeply understand the needs of our diverse membership
  • Planning, executing and seeing things through
  • High standards, and an eye for detail and quality
  • Commercial nous and the ability to identify opportunities and engage positively with local partners and sponsors
  • Highly developed communication, relationship and influencing skills
  • Delivering events, managing budgets, communications and/or marketing
  • Strong technical expertise, experience with virtual meetings, database and CRM management and excellent administrative skills

This role is 23 hours per week, and is work-from-home. It is a busy, interesting and varied role with a mix of office-based work and being out meeting members and partners, and working with and supporting the committee. It offers great flexibility, including hosting some events and committee meetings outside normal business hours. You will also be invited to attend training and all of team events in Wellington up to twice yearly. 

Please submit your cover letter and cv by Monday 8 March 2021. 

We look forward to learning more about you.