Job Title:



MNP Executive Search & Professional Recruitment


Edmonton, AB

Closing Date:

October 5, 2020

Are you ready to use your leadership skills to positively impact an industry?  Eager to achieve results in these challenging times?

Our client, the Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta (MDA), a not-for-profit, industry trade association, serving the collective interest of its members, is seeking its next President.  The President provides visionary leadership by working closely with the governing Board of Directors, an engaged membership and partners to identify the issues and opportunities impacting the industry and their members in Alberta, developing strategies and solutions to address them and effectively advocating for the success and growth of the industry.  

The successful candidate for this position will ensure the association demonstrates the value of membership by engaging members and stakeholders in discussion and dialogue to thoroughly understand the environment, needs and major issues, and by providing services and advocating and influencing policies and systems in the best interests of its members.

The successful candidate for this position will have a relevant degree complemented by a minimum of 7-10 years executive experience, preferably in a member-based organization or a similar combination of education and experience.  They will have a strong understanding of the automotive industry in and a track record of working effectively with industry, political and administrative leaders to influence policy and decisions. The successful candidate will have excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills and extensive experience facilitating discussion and consultation using traditional and innovative techniques to engage a wide audience.  They will have strong negotiation skills using current and progressive approaches.

Candidates inspired by the opportunity to lead a highly respected and influential organization and have the leadership ability to create the environment conducive to excellence and results achievement will want to explore this rare opportunity.


Please submit your resume in confidence to Lillian Wong, Senior Manager, MNP at by October 2, 2020. A copy of the full position profile is available at

Posted 2020-09-10

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