MAVT Executive Director – Part Time Position

Part-time/Exempt (20+ hours/week – contract based) – Some evening and weekend hours will be required  –  or email


The position of Executive Director is responsible for implementing, designing, managing and guiding all operations of the organization within established policy and in accordance with the authority delegated by the board. The principal functions of the position are the development and articulation of the organization’s strategic direction including, but not limited to, membership recruitment and retention, development and delivery of quality content in publications, website, etc. and serves as a liaison to allied groups during events and conferences. In addition, the Executive Director effectively and completely communicates all important issues affecting the condition and operation of the association and Board of Directors. The Director also attends all Board and Committee meetings, along with serving as a non voting member of the Board of Directors.


  • Support of the Organization’s Strategic Direction
  • Face of the Profession

o The executive director shall serve as the face of the organization through various outlets including conferences, through social media and other branding/marketing opportunities.

  • Media and Publications

o Oversee the production and distribution of publications (newsletters, informational emails, press releases, etc., contributing content on website, social media pages, and other marketing/strategic initiatives.

o Enhance advertising and promotional support for continuing education events, social events, annual convention and all MAVT programs and initiatives.

  • Revenue Development

o Develop and execute a plan for revenue growth for membership, student outreach, continuing education and other MAVT and collaborative projects

o Assist in coordinating sponsorships for training events and all of the organization’s activities and initiatives. o Develop marketing plans for all MAVT engagement, education and activities.

  • Membership

o Enhance the value proposition for membership and student participation
o Develop plans for membership growth and retention.
o Maintain membership database
o Review analytics and report to BOD monthly support of Board
o Coordinate all logistics and review material for organization’s board and committee meetings, including annual conference
o File meeting minutes, financial reports and committee meetings in Google drive
o Assist with registration process for annual conference and events as needed
o Coordinate and manage exhibit booth at annual conference
o Other special projects assigned or requested by the Organization’s board

  • Supervisory Responsibilities

o This job currently has no supervisory responsibilities, but has the potential to take on a supervisory role with responsibilities as the organization grows.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily by review of the Board. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill set, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from four-year college; or seven plus years related association or industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and Association Management/Veterinary Technician experience. Experience with a membership organization is an asset and preferred. LVT, RVT, LVNT, or CVT highly desired.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and provide routine reports and correspondence is required. Ability to speak effectively before large groups, members, sponsors and partners of the organization is highly desired.

Financial and Mathematical Skills

Basic and intermediate business and service metric knowledge along with prior working experience with budgets and management reporting is required.

Customer Service

Ability to communicate internally and externally with board and committee members, membership, sponsors and the public in a friendly, professional, and courteous manner pertaining to all types of communication, including e-mails, telephone, reports, letters, etc. is a requirement.

Computer Skills

Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills required. Experience with MemberClicks database, Constant Contact, MailChimp, Google Drive, and WordPress is preferred, although not required.

Work Environment

The majority of the workload can be achieved from a home-based office. Some travel, occasionally overnight, is required. Schedule flexibility to accommodate busier times of year is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.