The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Trust is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to join our leadership team headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago. The AVMA Trust provides professional liability insurance, life and disability coverage, financial services, as well as other important benefits to the 93,000+ members of the AVMA. Structured to work for its members, AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. AVMA’s mission is to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Partnering with the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for driving the trust’s operating capabilities to enhance and delight members, focusing on member acquisition, onboarding, retention and overall experience. The goal of the COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth. They will also manage company costs, and bottom line growth to help deliver on timely and accurate financial performance reports.
The COO will also manage employee experience and assess and implement improved processes, technology solutions and other improvements as needed. Responsibilities include spearheading strategies to facilitate growth, drive and monitor financial results and other initiatives. In addition, the COO will develop and integrate staffing programs designed to attract the highest caliber of talent while satisfying the needs of our clients.
The role may include approximately 20% travel.
Deadline for application is 6/30/19. Application must include cover letter, resume, & salary requirements. Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be successful in this role, you must be highly organized, collaborative and passionate about the Trust’s growth strategy and mission of serving and the veterinary profession. Additional qualifications include:
BA/BS degree in Business Administration or Finance
15 years of related business experience; insurance experience is a plus; DVM and/or MBA a plus
Knowledge/experience with the veterinary profession highly desirable
Proven track record of outstanding performance
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Must have strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Must have experience presenting in front of large groups
Strong time management and analytical skills
About American Veterinary Medical Association Trust
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with a Government Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.