The MBA/BANCSERVE, Inc. is seeking a leader for the Association’s activities to advance Montana Banking across the MBA’s Mission and Strategic Plan.
MBA Mission: Enriching the lives of all Montanans through strong community-focused banks.
The Mission is supported by a Strategic Plan with four primary objectives:
Advocacy or Voice of the Industry: Advance, promote, and communicate the importance of the banking industry in the communities where we live and serve
Develop local community and political relationships
Work closely with partners to provide leadership and influence on legislation
Develop messaging for the association to reinforce good politics and address issues
Value for Membership: Provide valuable,cost effective, and accessible programs and services that enable each bank and bankers to succeed
Identify various opportunities for education delivery to meet current and future needs
Pursue alliances to achieve better/broader access
Membership outreach: Enhance MBA membership through recruitment and retention and development efforts that enhance engagement
Build local community relationships to identify opportunities to add membership value
Plan for the Future: Ensure a stable, well managed and financially sound organization poised for future opportunities
Increase volunteer engagement
Strategically manage the balance sheet
Evaluate programs and services to determine relevance, value and cost effectiveness
Focus on strategic planning
Preferred Qualifications: Membership - Trade Association experience or equivalent
Strong leadership abilities and strategic management skills
Strong management skills to include planning, budgeting, and people management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Well-developed decision making and problem-solving skills
Goal and results orientated
Demonstrate tact, diplomacy and people skills
Experience in legislative practices, plus the ability to deal effectively with government leaders and legislators.
Participate in statewide and national banking industry groups
Knowledge of, and expertise in, communications, public relations, media relations, and social media
Team orientated, with proven success in building and developing teams
Foster an environment of collaboration, support and partnerships
Cultivate relationships with key leaders
Represent MBA/BANCSERVE with ethics and integrity
About Montana Bankers Association
Founded in 1904 to represent Montana bankers, the Montana Bankers Association (MBA) is a statewide trade association located in Helena, MT. The membership includes community, regional and national banks and branches, includes small and large institutions holding state and national charters, thrift charters and non-Montana charters with over 340 branches statewide.
As a voice of the industry, the MBA represents the interests of Montana banks through state, and federal legislative and regulatory activities, legal action, communications, research and education.
The MBA sponsors a wide variety of seminars, conferences, banking schools and an annual convention. Our educational programs enhance the ability of member banks to meet their needs in a complex and changing financial industry.
BANCSERVE, Inc. is a wholly owned MBA subsidiary providing member banks a variety of products and services that an individual bank cannot economically create for themselves or which can be provided by BANCSERVE more effectively using the member group buying power. Through participation in our programs, all banks are able to realize competitive advantages when purchasing property and casualty ins...urance, checks, bank forms, regional salary surveys, office supplies and equipment, career center, fraud prevention services, marketing services and discount mailing services.