The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) has retained Vetted Solutions LLC to recruit an Executive Director. This is a virtual position, and the successful candidate may choose where he or she works.
BMI is the trade association dedicated to the interest of book manufacturers and related industries. Member companies produce more than 85% of the books published in the United States. Since 1933, the Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) has provided tremendous value to its member companies and others associated with the book manufacturing industry. BMI member companies range from full service book manufacturers to those specializing in the digital print market, specialty binderies, component printers, packagers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers of a variety of materials and services. From its efforts to promote readership and literacy, to its efforts to address governmental issues, to the development of standards for the print materials used in the educational markets, as well as its unparalleled networking opportunities, BMI gives back to its members, to the book industry, and to the communities in which its members do business.
The new Executive Director will work closely with an active Board of Directors and committee members to support and expand BMI’s mission to serve and advance members’ common goals and provide a forum for discussion of intra-industry issues. The Executive Director will oversee the administration, marketing, publications, programs, and the strategic plan for the organization. In addition, he or she will maintain visibility, manage resources, increase member value, and explore new ways for BMI to serve its industry. BMI has an operating budget of approximately $500,000 and a staff of two. This position reports to the BMI Board of Directors.
The successful candidate will have at least five years’ senior management and executive experience in the book manufacturing industry or trade and professional associations. He or she will have experience with successful strategic planning and implementation and a proven track record in growing an organization.
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We focus on senior staff and CEO positions with trade associations, professional societies, association management companies, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions and foundations.
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