National Director – Ireland Apply Now

  • Operations
  • Dublin, Ireland, Ireland
  • Posted on 03-04-2024
Job Summary

Job Description

BNI is seeking a National Director in Ireland to join our growing team!

About BNI

Established in 1985, BNI is the world’s largest business referral network. With over 315,000 small-to medium-size business Members in nearly 11,000 Chapters across 77+ countries, we are a global company with local footprints. Our proven approach provides Members with a structured, positive, and professional referral program that enables them to sharpen their business skills, develop meaningful, long-term relationships, and experience business growth.

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Position Summary

The National Director will report to the Global Markets President. This individual will lead growth of the membership in country plus operations with a strong emphasis on BNI’s core values: Givers Gain®, Building Relationships, Lifelong Learning, Positive Attitude, Traditions + Innovation, Accountability, and Recognition. As a Member of the Global Support Team, this person will work closely with other senior leaders and other National Directors to lead BNI to success.

The National Director will recruit, onboard, and support both the CORE (company owned regions) as well as franchisees throughout the country bringing together all the global resources of BNI and every BNI Member. The right candidate for this role will have a well-developed business acumen, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication and team-building skills.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As National Director, the employee will have all the rights and obligations which the law, the articles of association of the company and the applicable management regulations (subject to change from time to time) grant to respectively impose on management.
  • Will oversee and be responsible for management of all day-to-day operations for all company-owned and support of franchise owned BNI business in Ireland including but not limited to:
    • Providing regional leadership through management and implementation of Membership and profitability goals
    • Executive direction for program strategies and efficiencies, compliance, and quality assurance
    • Identifying and addressing staffing requirements for efficient operations, and maintain a strong work culture that attracts and retains people while driving BNI’s mission
  • Direct and oversee the regional development and expansion within Ireland, collaborating with Franchise Executive Directors to develop programs ensuring long-term growth and return on investment for Members, and cultivating and maintaining key relationships with stakeholders and external partners.
  • Prepare accurate and timely analyses capturing and communicating business results, variances, and performance trends.



  • Proven experience in operations and organizational development at a Director level
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or similar field
  • Track record of leading operational excellence
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Acts as a change agent and lead others through change
  • Proven project management skills
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 25% of the time
  • General management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in social impact and helping others succeed
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving


  • MBA or EMBA from competitive program

This is a full-time, exempt paid position. Background and reference check required. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

BNI’s wonderful culture based on Givers Gain® is lived out every day by our team and over 315,000 Members globally.

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  An equal opportunity employer.


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