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Position: Director of Operations/Corporate Services Category: Executive
City: Houston State : TX
Branch Name: Taylor Smith Consulting Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (713) 937-3111 Job ID: 299
Pay Information: $59,000.00 - $65,000.00 Order Type: DH

Job Purpose:

Facilitate the relationships between corporate members and suppliers. Source procurement opportunities and identify qualified certified companies to match with opportunities. Assist President with corporate recruitment and new member orientation. Assist the President in managing corporate member relationships, needs, and requirement. Promote and advocate minority business development at community, corporate and government events. Coordinate procurement events and facilitate matchmaking. Understand supplier diversity and supplier development and the needs to develop quality programs. Serve as staff liaison on assigned committees. Work with Director of MBE Services to gain knowledge of certified supplier capabilities. Supervise Sourcing/Communication Specialist in sourcing and special projects.

Job Responsibilities:

Job description may include but not limited to:


Recruit corporate members;

Provide oversite and management for the maintenance of all databases;

Production of annual directory and other directories as needed;

Development and production of Capability Statements

Identify industry markets for recruitment of corporations to support minority business development;

Identify contract opportunities for suppliers;

Facilitate meetings for suppliers with corporate procurement contacts;

Develop procurement workshops and seminars for suppliers with corporate members;

Establish and measure key performance indicators related to corporate member engagement;

Develop annual corporate recruitment campaign and work in collaboration with President to recruit corporate members;

Participate in community outreach to recruit corporate membership and promote minority business participation;

Develop programs to facilitate relationships between corporate decision makers and vendors;

Develop reports to track supplier utilization and revenue growth;

Design, produce and disseminate effective procurement opportunities.

Manage and track procurement opportunities for Houston major contracting projects

Perform as the go to person for MBE inclusion on any contracting opportunities (locally, regionally, and nationally)

Coordinate procurement events and vendors meet & greet with corporate members and state agencies

Knowledge of business trends and news as it relates to MBE development

Represent on community committees and boards

Assist corporate members in developing affective supplier diversity program

Assist MBEs with business strategies to best approach corporate members and procurement opportunities.

Communications/Public Relations:

Provide oversite for the dissemination of communications and marketing material;

Execute communications that maintain/improve brand and messaging;

Assist in monitoring presence across selected social media platforms such as Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and Facebook;

Coordinate website maintenance to ensure that new and brand consistent information is posted regularly;

Solicit and collaborate with colleagues to generate content for multiple communication platforms;

Represent organization in professional and civic organizations that support and initiate minority business development;

Track and measure success of communication initiatives;

Develop and coordinate programming which improves corporate understanding and utilization of MBEs;

Manage a data warehouse of supplier diversity best practices and program sharing

Attend community events and meetings to represent organization advocacy in MBE Development

Communicate effectively the mission and objective of the organization in public settings

Ability to speak publicly at targeted events and promote the programs and services of MBEs


Manage, promote and attend events; during and after work hours

Assist with STAC initiatives such as Lunch and Learn, International Business Opportunities and STAC workshops;

Assist with and manage Standing Committee initiatives as needed;

Make recommendations to President on future improvements to design, content management, workflow processes, and user experience of various technology and learning platforms;

Maintain a pleasant, professional demeanor and appearance always. Support team of staff, volunteers, Board members and MBE members whenever possible;

Comply with the provisions of the Employee Handbook;

Other duties as assigned by the


Bachelors degree preferred; 7-10 years business development/leadership experience;

Superior verbal and written communication skills are required;

Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and presentation skills;

Superior understanding of messaging and framing;

Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and project management skills;

Work well under tight deadlines;

Creative, yet process-oriented;

Motivated self-starter with the ability to take initiative and perform well with minimal supervision;

Able to quickly grasp technical issues and new technology

Demonstrate mastery of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word).

Excellent customer service skills

Pleasant demeanor with a Can Do attitude

Works well with internal and external teams


Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage after 90-day probationary period

Retirement account

Vacation and sick leave for all full-time employees

Paid holidays

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