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Executive Director

Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
Job Description
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF) is an independent, non-profit business organization founded in 1981, and proud to be considered the largest and most active bi-national chamber of the Americas in South Florida.
Our members represent small and large companies, authorities, entrepreneurs, and young professionals engaged in fostering bilateral commercial relations between Brazil and the United States, while representing South Florida’s diverse business community. 
Executive Director Qualifications / Skills:
  • Works Independently
  • Takes Initiative
Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to identify, create, and implement strategic plans to actualize business objectives.
  • Responsible for leading in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors, guided by the Bylaws.
  • Develop the organizational culture and promote transparency and collaboration throughout the organization.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board of Directors and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board of Directors to function properly and to make informed decisions.
  • Responsible for providing direction for, and convening of, the full Board of Director’s monthly meetings.
  • Monitor company operations and ensure employees and business practices comply with regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Develop partnerships with stakeholders, shareholders, Brazilian community, and other relevant parties.
  • Identify and develops resources through membership recruitment and sponsorships for events.
  • Attend meetings to recruit new members as well as maintaining existing members.
  • Promote and create networking opportunities among members and future members.
  • Event planning and execution to ensure success of major events, fundraisers, and other monthly events.
  • Understand financials with experience in creating and using budgets
  • Manage office & staff salary expenses within budget, reporting on same monthly to the Board
  • Maintain records as necessary/required by law.
  • Assist in filing of tax documents, coordinating with Treasurer and outside accountant.
  • Manage income and expense reports as well as accounts receivables.
  • Handle calls and questions from members and the public regarding the organization.
  • Manage time of self and office to execute tasks without supervision.
  • Manage staff, hiring and terminating, if necessary, with Officers/Board guidance and input.
  • Oversee the production of marketing materials such as event flyers, monthly newsletter, new member information, sponsorship packages, etc.
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities within the organization and its environment to protect business interests.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Experience managing a not-for-profit organization or 6+ years’ experience in association leadership or transferrable relevant experience
  • Experience with presenting to, and interacting at a C-Suite level
  • Must be bi-lingual in Portuguese/English
  • Quickbooks knowledge
  • Must be eligible to work in the US

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