AMC/Account Executive, Meetings/Expositions/Events, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The Executive Director, in addition to an association specialist direct report, shall manage one or more organizations and shall be the central focal point for all information, tasks, and knowledge associated with each organization. The job responsibilities shall be executed directly or by supervision of staff and shall include the responsibilities itemized in the management contracts of each association. While other departments might be responsible for performing various functions (accounting, administration, membership, marketing, graphics, IT, etc.) the Executive Director shall be responsible for coordinating those efforts on behalf of the Association. This position reports directly to the President/CEO.
The Executive Director will make it a priority to help define the strategic direction, ensuring that resources are in place to accomplish important mission goals; remain motivated and capable of exceeding expectations in service to the members; and building an inclusive, cooperative culture of service to members.
Oversight and management of the development, planning and attending meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees.
Implement Board policies, serve as primary contact with industry partners, and build industry alliances.
Develop an understanding of the association’s strategic goals, programs, projects and day-to-day functioning to ensure cohesive functioning and messaging through multiple communication mediums.
Lead volunteer committees and task forces and set up meetings as necessary; providing guidance and recommendations as well as driving forward momentum of programs and publications.
Implementation of all programs, projects, and initiatives to meet the organization's mission, goals, needs and priorities.
Timely support and assistance to members, Board committees, contract partners, and the negotiation and administration of contracts with Board direction.
Financial management and insight of all aspects of operations and budget preparation with a focus towards maintaining financial stability, transparency, and revenue growth.
Industry conference and event planning, management, and execution for on-site and virtual platforms.
Maintain and grow membership utilizing membership and engagement models that are consistent with organizational strategies and priorities.
Coordinate and manage webinars, e-learning, educational content, publications, press releases, email blast notifications, social media, website updates and other marketing initiatives.
Oversee marketing and communications to ensure all content is professional, includes fine-tuned key messaging, and stays constantly updated.
Executive management and/or development with a proven track record of achieving results and fulfilling the association's mission and goals.
Organizational leadership, strategic planning and collaboration-building abilities.
Ability to work effectively with volunteer leadership, volunteers in the organization, and relate to members.
Strong conference and event planning and management.
Should have proven track record in implementing tactics, building programs, and launching initiatives to meet goals and objectives according to timelines as well as leading volunteers.
Demonstrated success execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple requests with the flexibility to shift priorities.
Strong organizational abilities and attention to detail, including planning, development and task facilitation.
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, including the ability to suit different audiences (internally and externally).
Ability to implement vision, think strategically, creatively problem solve, exercise good judgement, lead change.
Financial and budget management skills.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with academic credentials related to business, public administration or management of non-profit organizations is required.
Must have at least 5+ years of executive management experience with a 501(c)6 or (c)3 non-profit association.
5+ years in conference and event planning and management.
CAE certification preferred.
Experience in the medical/healthcare industry is a plus.
Must be able to travel 3-4 times per year.
About Association Executives Group, LLC
AEG, a fully-integrated association management company provides primarily national and international organizations with complete on-site headquarter operations or assistance in specific service areas. AEG, combined with our sister company Harris Marketing Group (HMG), has been in business for more than 30 years and our top personnel bring more than 100 years of combined experience in nonprofit association management. We take association governance seriously and implement creativity, proven processes and advanced technology to build sustainable association management infrastructures.