Vetted Solutions has been retained by the Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA) as they seek an Executive Director. The Executive Director will make a significant impact over the next several years on the association and on the industry. Responsible for leading a committed staff team and being closely involved with the Association’s Board of Directors in creating strategic plans and programs, this individual will be a visionary and passionate leader who, working with the Board of Directors, chapters and members, can chart a course that ensures its continued success.
NESPA’s Executive Director also serves as Executive Director of the Foundation. The NESPA Foundation for the Advancement of Education and Professionalism was founded by NESPA in 2009 as a separate 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the professionalism of the pool and spa industry through promotion, education and research, safety, and charitable endeavors. Currently the Foundation supports learn to swim programs and other local, regional and national charitable efforts.
For more than forty years, the NESPA has been the leading trade association representing the pool and spa industry in the Northeast. The Association has engaged in promoting and protecting its members, educating them, and providing networking and business support to meet the current and future needs of their membership and the industry as a whole. They also serve as a resource for product and safety information for consumers.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, five to ten years’ executive level experience in a related trade association or company in the pool and spa industry, an entrepreneurial approach, and passion for the work NESPA does. Additionally, having the ability to quickly grasp critical information regarding issues that impact membership and possessing a leadership style that reflects integrity, drive and shared responsibility is important. This individual will also be an experienced and insightful leader, listener, communicator, and strategic thinker who is nimble, proactive, and a quick study.
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