The Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) is conducting a search for a dynamic, creative, experienced Executive Director to lead the MCB and its charitable arm, the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation (MBF), with innovation while continuing to build the MCB’s reputation as one of the premier bars in North Carolina and nationwide. The 26th Judicial District is a subdivision of the North Carolina State Bar and is an integrated judicial district bar, consisting of over 5,400 attorneys licensed in North Carolina and practicing or living in Mecklenburg County. The MCB is over 100 years old and its mission is to serve both the Bar and the public by improving and preserving the administration of justice including but
not limited to: promoting the highest standards of professionalism, competence, and ethical behavior among its members; ensuring access to legal services; providing legal education to the community and its members; and engaging its members in all aspects of the MCB. The MCB is a diverse organization that seeks to eliminate biases, barriers, and prejudices within the legal profession by creating and promoting environments that treat all individuals with respect and dignity. In addition, the MCB recognizes that the varied perspectives and backgrounds of its members are central to the MCB’s success as an organization and are valuable to the public that it serves. More information about the MCB can be found at MeckBar.org.

The Executive Director will be responsible for guiding the staff and providing input regarding the MCB’s strategic plan, engaging the leadership and Board of Directors, and working together to implement the plan as well as the programs, strategies and policies of the MCB. The Executive Director should have exceptional academic credentials and, preferably, experience working in the legal sector. The Executive Director should possess a working knowledge of marketing - including digital marketing and social media - as well as fundraising and finance. Diversity and inclusion is a key tenet of the MCB and the Executive Director needs prior experience supporting D&I initiatives and programs. Excellent interpersonal communication and interaction skills are a must as the Executive Director is the face of the MCB and will be required to build and maintain relationships with staff, leadership, and members of the bar as well as other leaders in law firms, corporate legal departments, and the community. The Executive Director will be charged with responsibilities which will require highly professional, dedicated, energetic, and creative approaches. Click here for the complete job description.

The MCB is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants of all genders, race, ethnicity, national origin and sexual orientation to apply. Inquiries, applications and nominations should be directed to Ken Young, Young Mayden, LLC (www.youngmayden.com) kyoung@youngmayden.com, no later than September 6, 2019.