JOB SUMMARY Elevanta, an Atlanta area association management company, has experienced significant growth over the past several months with additional full-service association client groups. This is an exciting time for our company staff as we look to add even more reputable, national brands to our growing independent association management portfolio. Elevanta manages several national franchisee associations who represent their franchise owners from multiple brands (Burger King, Buffalo Wild Wings, Qdoba, Supercuts and more). With the addition of recent association management clients, we are looking for an experienced association leader to join our team! The Association Manager (possible Executive Director position for some future clients) is responsible for the day-to-day business operations of their assigned association(s) and requires comprehensive knowledge of the association industry. This position will also serve as the Director of Education and Training to oversee educational programs for our clients. The position is located in our Kennesaw, GA office in a casual, team-oriented and friendly environment.
JOB DUTIES • Serve as primary representative of the association to Executive Teams, Boards of Directors, members and external service providers, such as outside legal counsel, to create positive partnerships and outcomes for the associations • Implements directives and goals of Executive Teams, Boards of Directors and associations’ committees • Ensure compliance with Board and association policies and develops new policies as appropriate • Manage annual new Board member orientations • Draft columns on behalf of Association Chair/President for quarterly publications • Oversee association specific education programs • Coordinate membership survey process with outside third party vendor • Oversee and coordinate (via Elevanta team) Annual Summits, conventions and Annual Meetings • Coordinate all Executive Team and Board conference calls and quarterly Board meetings • Manage associations’ annual dues and membership renewal processes • Follow up with member associations and individual franchisees to encourage membership participation • Oversee the financial health of Associations working in collaboration with Elevanta CEO and Elevanta finance department on annual budgets and monthly analysis of associations’ financial results • Assure organizations’ goals are accomplished within budget • Strategic development of new business programs/opportunities to meet the needs of membership • Develop and maintain business partner relationships • Monitor legal aspects of Associations and interface with legal counsel • Negotiate and review various contracts and legal agreements • Provide support for the Chair/President, Boards of Directors, Executive Committees, and Committee Chairs to help them fulfill their duties| • Perform duties as assigned by the Elevanta CEO and serves as key leader on Elevanta's internal management team.
Certified Association Executive (CAE) preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Leadership with internal and external teams
Strong business acumen
Ability to work with multiple Boards and Committees
Additional Salary Information: Elevanta offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. All employees are eligible to earn an annual bonus based upon completion of goals. Benefits include major medical, dental and vision insurance as well as long and short-term disability. Employees are eligible to participate in a 401(k) plan with an employer match. In recent years, Elevanta also contributed to employees 401(k) accounts with additional profit sharing.
Elevanta, an Atlanta area association management company, manages several franchisee associations made up of franchise owners from multiple national brands including Supercuts, Burger King, Buffalo Wild Wings, Qdoba, and more. Our organization provides professional association management services including communications, membership, finance, education and training, meetings and events, Board development and management, organizational governance, government relations, lobbying and member services. Our member services platform is extremely unique in the industry providing member associations and their employees access to state-of-the art insurance programs. Elevanta has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years and is adding several association industry professionals to our team!