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American Home Furnishings Alliance
High Point, NC, United States
4 days ago
American Home Furnishings Alliance
High Point, North Carolina, United States
4 days ago



Vice President – Membership and Associate Member Relations


The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) is accepting qualifications for candidates to serve as Vice President – Membership and Associate Member Relations, based in High Point, NC.

The American Home Furnishings Alliance, established in 1905, is the world's largest and most influential trade organization serving the home furnishings industry.  Its membership is comprised of home furnishings manufacturers, importers, and suppliers of goods and services to the industry.  AHFA is dedicated to fostering the growth and global wellbeing of its member companies.          

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The VP of Membership and Associate Member Relations will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of AHFA and will receive direction from the Solution Partner and Specialized Furniture Carrier Board of Directors.


The AHFA seeks an experienced, dynamic, and successful professional who is a problem solver, innovative, energetic, an effective team player, and a leader who sets targets and achieves results. The successful candidate must have a passion for sales and marketing.  Experience with event planning is also a prerequisite. 


  • Responsible for the growth and retention of the membership of AHFA.
  • Will evaluate current benefits and services across all membership categories to improve or eliminate as needed. Will identify and develop additional benefits and services as needed.
  • Spearhead the planning and organization of AHFA events.
  • Will serve as Executive Director of the Solution Partners and Specialized Furniture Carriers associate memberships within AHFA. Work with the SP and SFC Board of Directors to determine goals and objectives and opportunities to assist the industry.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the CEO.


  • Keen marketing and membership development skills and experience; ability to promote the organization and grow membership.
  • Proven track record of identifying, cultivating, and increasing diverse funding streams.
  • Experience working effectively with a Board; values the partnership between the Executive Director and Board Chair.
  • Open, honest, and transparent; use of superior judgment and integrity.
  • Demonstrated industry knowledge and experience that earns respect at an early stage from members, staff, and Board.
  • Proven track record as an event planner. Including experience with golf tournaments and educational conferences.
  • Articulate and confident communicator, both orally and in writing; able to adjust communication style for diverse audiences.
  • Experience creating meaningful linkages to an industry and ultimately maintaining solid stakeholder relationships.
  • Solid business and financial acumen; fiscal compliance and planning, and financial reporting knowledge.
  • Sense of humor; creative; enthusiastic.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with the Chief Executive and involve them in decisions that impact the organization.


The annual salary will be commensurate with the position and experience.


To submit qualifications or request more information contact Andy Counts, CEO at

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59213200
  • Location:
    High Point, North Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: VP of Membership & Associate Member Relations
  • Company Name: American Home Furnishings Alliance
  • Job Function: Industry Association
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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