Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), a unique member-driven and governed association based in Washington, DC, that promotes professional career and networking opportunities for women, is looking for a talented manager to serve as its next Executive Director, reporting directly to its active Board of Directors.
Candidates will have aproven track record of successful management, finance, operations, fund-raising and foundation experience in a nonprofit membership association, advocacy organization, or transportation-related entity.
S/he must have interpersonal skills that will foster positive relationships with WTS and WTS Foundation Boards, staff, Chapter leadership and corporate sponsor partners. Candidates will have result-oriented experience working directly with Boards, committees and industry partners with a comprehensive understanding of the relationships and respective responsibilities of each.
In addition to demonstrating a palpable commitment to the WTS vision and mission, s/he will have excellent oral and written communication abilities withinternal and external audiences as well as experience with public relations strategies and emerging social media tools.
S/he will have experience with direct supervision, mentoring, developing and building a high-functioning staff team.
A Bachelor’s degree in business, or a related discipline is required, an advanced degree in a similar discipline is preferred.
WTS is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. For a complete job description and further information on how to apply, go to: www.harrisrand.com or submit a resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at: email@example.com.
About Women's Transportation Seminar
WTS International was founded in 1977 by a group of pioneering women in transportation who realized that women’s careers would benefit from professional development, encouragement and recognition to support their advancement in transportation professions.
Now, after more than 40 years of growth and development, WTS is an international organization with more than 6500 members (including women and men) and 79 chapters. WTS is connected to a network of 40,000 transportation professionals. Local chapters generate high-caliber professional development and networking opportunities for WTS members across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Through its professional activities, networking opportunities, and unparalleled access to industry and government leaders, WTS is turning the glass ceiling into a career portal.