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Area Manager, Middle East and Pakistan region (Home Office set-up)

Organization Overview:

For more than 27 years, EO has been supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world as they transform businesses, communities, industries and the lives of those they lead. EO is a non-for-profit professional association providing a variety of tailor-made benefits designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business, become better leaders, and contribute to a global community and network dedicated to entrepreneurship.

Job Summary

The Area Manager will provide guidance to the MEP based chapters and chapter leadership consistent with the mission and vision statements of the Global Organization. The Area Manager will advise chapter board officers on standard chapter operations and best practices. The primary goal of the Area Manager is to create healthy, growing chapters that consistently deliver the EO brand to their members. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
Manage a portfolio of up to 10 chapters, building relationships and helping to provide a valuable member experience
Assist designated board members in their functional roles
Identify strategies to promote membership growth and retention; proactively seeking solutions to boost member interest
Act as the main point of contact for all chapter leaders, working with them to resolve all questions and concerns 
Provide clear and concise communication regarding the direction and requirements of the Global Organization to the chapters
Advocate needs of the chapters to Global organization
Promote EO Global initiatives
Aid in chapter strategic planning and execution during annual summit meetings, monthly area calls, and other scheduled chapter events
Ensure proper representation of the EO Brand by local chapters
Attend at least three EO leadership and membership conferences per year
Run membership reports as needed for board members, regional council members and EO colleagues 
Participate in and take notes for all area conference calls and circulate the minutes and action items after the calls
Rock Star program support; ie. communication, tracking, reporting
Provide logistical support to MEPA regional and area meetings
Support designated chapters with renewal strategies, communication and reporting
Drive, track and report GLC event activities
Assist with other duties as needed.

Education and/or Experience:  
Fluent in English and Arabic is required.​
5-7 years business experience
Non-profit/ association experience is desirable, preferably in a membership or chapter relations function 
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
Account management skills
Familiar with MS Office and Adobe
Able to manage multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and work well in a team environment
Ability to travel approximately 30%

Other Skills and Abilities: 
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail
The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills
Well developed analytical and problem solving skills
Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
Exercises confidentiality and discretion
Ability to work and adapt to a fast-paced environment

Terms and Remuneration :

This position will be based in the Middle-East, in a country where there is an EO Chapter. In addition to this, the successful candidate will be contracted as an independent consultant in the employment of EO Headquarters.

Conditions of EO Membership Application and Renewal:
Every member who applies or renews their membership agrees to comply with the Policies and Procedures, Bylaws and Code of Conduct of Entrepreneurs' Organization. Current members must complete the online renewal form acknowledging review of the organization's Policies and Procedures, Bylaws and Code of Conduct.

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