The National Trade Association is looking for a general secretary

By: Trademagazin Date: 2023. 12. 19. 11:58

The National Trade Association, one of Hungary’s leading advocacy organizations, is looking for a general secretary.

OKSZ’s membership is diverse, its members are various Hungarian and international market-leading retail, online trading and manufacturing enterprises, as well as smaller market players. In recent years, the organization held consultations with the government and actively monitored the legislation and the practical issues of the application of the legislation. OKSZ aims to further strengthen its interest protection and representation role in the future.

We are waiting for applications with a CV and a letter of motivation by e-mail until 15.01.2024.

Duties and responsibilities related to the position:

Developing a strategy that matches the mission of the National Trade Association
Representation of the National Trade Association towards the state, external partners and the membership
Managing the daily affairs and activities of the National Trade Association
Cooperation with members, coordination and operation of the Association’s internal and external communication
Restructuring and continuous shaping of the Association’s operating model based on the defined priority aspects
Commenting on draft legislation – coordination of commenting – transmission of information between the legislative and law-enforcing bodies and the membership
Effective representation of interests vis-à-vis relevant domestic professional organizations and political actors
Representation of interests on an international level in relation to daily cooperation and knowledge exchange
Proactive communication through relevant press and media tools
Assistant staff coordination

Expectations for filling the position:

Relevant higher education
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience/practice in a similar position in the following areas:
Public Affairs/Public relations
Interest representative body
Negotiable English language skills
Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
Strategic level thinking
Effective stakeholder management skills
Innovative way of thinking
Proactive attitude
Category B driver’s license

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