President, Americas Apply Now

  • Executive
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Graham Weihmiller
  • Posted on 03-22-2023
Job Summary

Job Description

BNI is seeking an exceptional and strategic President of the Americas

Founded in 1985, BNI is the world’s largest referral networking organization. With over 10,900 chapters meeting every week in more than 76 countries, we have grown to over 300,000 member-businesses. BNI members meet each week to share qualified business referrals, to grow professionally, and to create lifelong relationships with like-minded business professionals. Strong leaders have unlimited professional opportunities. Learn more about who we are here:

About the Role:

The President of the Americas, reporting to the CEO, will drive improved growth and consistency in its company-owned regions, sharing best practices between company-owned regions and franchised operations to support broader brand growth worldwide. They will work closely with senior leadership to establish financial and operational plans, quantifying them via detailed annual budgets and multi-year projections, with the initial focus being the company-owned regions in the US. After achieving stabilization and enhanced growth there, the President will then port those learnings to company-owned regions outside of the US. Importantly, the company has a growing, centralized Member Success Center within its Charlotte headquarters; the President will further integrate this sales capability within the US Core organization and then evaluate if opening other Member Success Centers outside the US is worthwhile.

Who We Are Looking For:

This leader embodies the core values of BNI, has an entrepreneurial mindset, is a detail-oriented, hands-on, results-driven individual with proven communication skills and a strong work ethic who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced, energetic environment. The successful candidate must be adept in designing an organizational structure that will support the company’s continued growth and clearly communicate and align all stakeholders to the Company’s vision and strategy. As a leader, the President must also be passionate about building, developing, and mentoring a strong team.

Minimum Requirements, Experience & Education

  • Four-year degree or related field required; MBA preferred
  • At least 10 years of industry-related experience including three years in upper management required.
  • Unmatched budgeting, presentation, and interpersonal abilities.
  • Top-notch leadership, supervisory, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the industry.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to embark on local and international travel, as needed.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

We are a company that focuses on Building Relationships. With that, we are only hiring for in-person opportunities based in our existing offices.

This is a full-time, exempt paid position. 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 is based on Givers Gain® is lived out every day by our team and over 300,000 members globally. Learn more at An equal opportunity employer.


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