Serves as Account Executive under the guidance of the Vice President. Manages the day-to-day operations of two associations, including membership, committees, finances,communications, meetings, Web site(s), government affairs and technical activities.
What are we looking for?
Strong supervisory and motivational skills; minimum of three years’ experience managing employees
Understanding of financial statements, ability to track and adhere to financial plans and budgets
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong relationship building skills to quickly learn client’s industry and exceed their expectations
Proven leadership/management skills internally and externally with an independent style and high degree of initiative.
Ability to motivate and manage team
Strong consensus building skills
Ability to manage multiple, ever-changing priorities and situations
Ability to manage staff resources and client budgets to maintain favorable variances and potentially increase surpluses and equity.
Ability to work under pressure
Demonstrates strong credibility factors and key behaviors: integrity, competence, character, and composure.
Ability to use creativity and innovative/strategic thinking to develop solutions
High energy, multi-task oriented, with an entrepreneurial orientation
Excellent human relations skills and ability to assist and obtain the support of others
Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills with consistent attention to detail and deadlines.
Computer literate with a “Can do” approach to different and diverse software packages.
What will I do?
Manages and leads the daily operations of the association, including:
Assures productivity of association committees
Facilitates growth of association membership
Recommends and implements Board and committee directives within established strategic goals and objectives.
Monitors technical support provided to the association
Oversees financial status of the association, including anticipating financial challenges (e.g., budget deficits), providing early alerts to appropriate volunteer leadership with recommended actions, reviews monthly financial statements and drafting of budgets with guidance as appropriate.
Coordinates annual conferences, Board and committee meetings, working with the Meetings Department and conference planning committees.
Provides leadership to and interacts with the Board of Directors and various committees, attends meetings and prepares agendas and minutes as appropriate.
Oversees development and distribution of association publications.
Supervises support personnel as appropriate.
Provides leadership in accomplishing client goals/objectives.
Shares knowledge/information as appropriate within Kellen;
Maintains awareness and nurtures new business opportunities for Kellen.
Am I qualified?
BS/BA from an accredited college or university with a minimum of five years of applicable experience
Experience in creating and managing budgets to meet financial goals
Knowledge of antitrust laws affecting associations as well as IRS, insurance and business registration requirements
Demonstrated experience working productively with volunteers and diverse groups of people
Highly productive when working independently as well as in a team environment
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal & presentation)
Sound judgment, exceptional organizational skills, consistent attention to detail and prioritization of deadlines
Ability to manage and resolve interpersonal and client issues
Ability to multi-task and juggle deadlines
Ability to travel, which may involve multiple consecutive nights away from home and may include occasional weekend travel
What do we offer?
Kellen is a global association management company offering a professional and collegial work environment and great benefits, and an atmosphere where teamwork abounds and your efforts are truly appreciated. We offer generous benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance, paid time off, holidays, a 401(k), and tuition reimbursement.
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, seeking to make his or her mark in a growing division of a well-established company.
About Kellen Company
An equal opportunity, professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. Additional services include meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice. Kellen Company is an employee owned company (ESOP) with 300 employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. It has six offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, New York City and Washington DC. Kellen Company celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014.