Chief Executive Officer

Association of Junior Leagues International
March 13, 2020
New York, NY
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Association of Junior Leagues International

Chief Executive Officer

New York, New York


The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) welcomes applications and nominations for its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is a critically important appointment for AJLI. On the precipice of its centennial in 2021, AJLI seeks a transformative leader with deep experience and success in shepherding change, building consensus, communicating broadly, and visioning for a revitalized and successful future. The next CEO will be charismatic and engaging with the ability to articulate an inspiring and compelling vision for the future of the Junior League movement and AJLI.


Headquartered in lower Manhattan, the CEO has the opportunity to be a strategic, visible, and high-impact leader overseeing a historic and diverse women’s membership organization at a pivotal time in its history. The next CEO must be dedicated to managing a dynamic association of diverse volunteer-led member leagues, which are strengthening women as leaders and catalysts for change in their communities. The next CEO will work closely with the Board, staff, and members to shape and implement AJLI’s vision and strategy within the framework of the association’s policies and procedures. The CEO will be the passionate advocate for the Junior Leagues, promoting visibility and communicating an understanding of the unique issues facing the Leagues while embracing diversity as a core value and strategic strength.


The CEO serves as the primary representative and spokesperson of the Association, fostering a genuine commitment to the Association’s mission and values. In partnership with the Chief Operating Officer, the CEO will oversee a staff of 24 FTEs and a budget of approximately $7 million. Reporting to the AJLI Board of Directors, the CEO is the leader of the Association, responsible for day-to-day operations and oversight and development of the talented AJLI staff.


AJLI has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist with this search.

All inquiries, applications, and nominations for this opportunity should be directed to the search firm electronically at: Priority consideration granted before April 15, 2020.


Isaacson, Miller

Keight Tucker Kennedy, Partner; Claire Hennessey, Associate


AJLI provides equal employment opportunities (EEOC) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military or veteran status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions.

How To Apply

All inquiries, applications, and nominations for this opportunity should be directed to the search firm electronically at:

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