This worldwide trade association was started in 1958 for all the companies that provide product and services to heavy equipment industry, as an alternative to buying from Original Equipment Manufacturers.
IDA is searching for a dynamic individual that is articulate and able to manage multiple tasks, develop solutions and exhibits good judgement; with strict attention to detail.
The group is in the process of revamping much of the organization and needs a leader that can hit the ground running.
As primary conference producer for IDA, the director will liaise with board committees to develop program content, determine delivery, choose speakers, maintain calendar and manage all program meetings.
Act as primary point of communication for all IDA members and affiliates.
The new executive director will be responsible for managing the Dallas office; conducting the annual convention and trade show (real time or virtual) ; overseeing the bookkeeper and all records; supporting and answering to the Board of Directors; publishing all IDA materials collaborating with the graphic designer, and arranging all committee and conference virtual and real gatherings.
Minimum 5 years upper management experience
Relevant Bachelor's Degree, CAE Designation or other related education is preferred
A diversity of knowledge and skills to effectively manage the organization's fiscal management, membership management and growth, event management, communication strategies, technology savvy/internet marketing and building partnerships and coalitions.
Strong creative and entrepreneurial spirit that enables the organization to grow within its mission.
Some knowledge of the heavy equipment industry would be helpful.
Additional Salary Information: health insurance and retirement included
About Independent Distributors Association
In 1958 a movement was began which allowed for companies to provide service and replacement of parts for heavy equipment. A more economical alternative to seeking these items through the OEM (original equipment manufacturer).
In the beginning it was called the aftermarket movement.
Today although we are a small trade association, we have company members worldwide.