Association Management: Independent contractor

Allie Hancock

Jun 30 2020

Seeking independent contractor(s) to assume professional responsibilities for a variety of business-based associations in Minnesota, on behalf of MCBS.

Minnesota Chamber Business Services (MCBS) provides professional association management services to more than a dozen like-minded business organizations through a shared-services model which offers expertise and best practices, innovative resources, efficiencies, cost savings, and maximizes return on investment.

Associations engage with MCBS through annual contract agreements for a variety of services which may include but not be limited to:

  • Full association management
  • General administration
  • Financial services
  • Board of Directors governance
  • Membership development
  • Programs and event planning
  • Communications and marketing
  • Public policy/advocacy support

Current associations needing full association management services include:
MNRSA – Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association
MACVB – Minnesota Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus

This individual shall serve as the executive director of both associations and perform associated functions. Support in the areas of bookkeeping and communications shall come from others.

Previous experience working with chambers of commerce, trade associations and organizational management preferred. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills, highly organized with attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously is essential for this fast-paced, dynamic environment. Professional, mature demeanor necessary in working with board governance and management. Experience with basic computing software and web-based applications necessary for database management, newsletter marketing, website updates, PowerPoint presentations and social media. Position includes some in-state travel and occasional irregular and evening hours.

Contractors are paid on a monthly basis for services performed on behalf of the association(s). Associated expenses are reimbursed per agreement.

For more information please contact Vicki Stute, MCBS Executive Director at