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Wellington

Senior Association Manager

The Sr. Association Manager plays an integral role in the day-to-day management and operations of Wellington’s association clients.  The ideal candidate is autonomous, dependable, drives projects forward with minimal guidance and thrives in fast-paced environments where working on multiple complex projects at one time is the norm.

The Sr. Association Manager is second in command under the Executive Director and will be involved in all areas necessary to successfully run business operations.  They will collaborate on strategic planning, marketing, membership development, committee relations, partner management, financial management, conference oversight and revenue generation.  They should possess strong organizational skills as they will be responsible for creating project plans based on client objectives and then working closely with team members to ensure on-time and accurate completion of deadlines and deliverables. They must be able to think through situations in a deductive nature, direct others in a precise manner to reach the end goal and ensure outstanding service.

Level of experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study. 4+ years experience in project management (two of which should be in association-related work).

Expectations:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of specific client’s brands, marketing strategies, and goals in order to translate them into actionable management plans
  • Schedule and lead meetings with the assigned Wellington account team to approve and monitor program specifications, timelines, budget parameters, program profitability, efficiency, and ensure consistent service level standards
  • Develop and manage overall financial plan to meet revenue/fundraising goals
  • Propose improvements to processes and offer cost containment ideas
  • Integrate conference budget into association budget
  • Monitor compliance with association contracts and negotiate renewals
  • Implement new programs and benefits to meet the evolving needs of members
  • Collaborate with team members in the following areas, as needed: membership, exhibitor/sponsorship sales, speaker management, marketing/promotion materials and event management
  • Organize and actively participate in client, committee, vendor and partner calls
  • Develop vendor partnerships and adeptly control contract negotiations
  • Experienced in association management software (or willingness to learn)
  • Travel approximately 25 percent of the year – long days/light lifting.
  • Energetically represent, craft and implement the Wellington brand
  • Take active role in company staff and account management meetings

Characteristics:

  • Keen understanding of association operations and management
  • Innate curiosity about the association industry and able to adopt new ideas
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and turn projects around quickly and hold team members accountable for the same
  • Ability to work with many different personalities and styles of work
  • Accurate, persuasive and thorough in all communication
  • Self-starter and solid work ethic
  • Inherently positive and approachable
  • Resourceful and collaborative

ABOUT OUR COMPANY - WELLINGTON

Wellington produces extraordinary conferences, meetings, special events, incentive programs, prize programs, gifts, giveaways and marketing campaigns for a wide array of organizations – curating many of the world’s leading brands. Our high-energy people love what they do. We thrive on delivering signature experiences that motivate and impress. By design, every detail of every event helps clients make a positive connection with their audience. It’s who we are and what we do. Thus, any new team member must share our passion and commitment and be able to recognize and embrace the “Wellington Experience.”

Wellington Awards/Recognition

  • Top 25 Under 25 in 2012
  • WBE Certified Company
  • Ingram’s Fastest Growing Companies 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Women Who Mean Business Award Winning Company in 2014
  • 2018 Top 10 Finalist – Kansas City Small Business of the Year

Applicants may apply online at http://www.wellingtonexperience.com/careers/.

Wellington

Association Executive Director

The Executive Director is the driving force behind the overall strategy and relationships of Wellington’s association clients.  They are responsible for ensuring each organization is successfully run within their established guidelines. The ideal candidate is an expert in associations, a strategic thinker, and able to sustain and grow relationships throughout the association and non-profit industry.

The Executive Director will spend extensive time with each association and their respective boards to thoroughly understand each group’s objectives and goals.  They will provide industry expertise, guidance and make recommendations with customized strategic plans. They will serve as a liaison to the Board of Directors, executive committee and other groups as necessary. Staying up to date on industry trends and developing member needs is crucial for the Executive Director.

Candidates should have extensive association experience in order to be adept at operating within the association’s policies and missions as well as overarching laws and regulations. The role will require oversight of 2-4 associations annually.

Level of experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study. 8+ years experience in association or non-profit work.

Expectations:

  • Develop successful relationships with multiple high-value clients
  • Actively pursue new client relationships and lead in-person sales presentations to prospective clients
  • Advise clients, boards and other groups and act as a consistent resource; address needs promptly and appropriately
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of specific client’s brands, marketing strategies, and goals in order to build strategic plans
  • Organize and run client, committee, board and partner calls
  • Develop partnerships with industry affiliates
  • Oversee collaboration meetings with the assigned Wellington account team to approve program specifications, timelines, budget parameters, program profitability and efficiency
  • Effectively deliver new, creative ideas on a consistent basis
  • Experienced in association management software (MyCadmium, Memberclicks, project management software, etc.)
  • Energetically represent, craft and implement the Wellington brand
  • Take active role in company staff and account management meetings
  • Travel approximately 25 percent of the year – long days/light lifting

Characteristics:

  • Keen understanding of association strategy and operations
  • Visionary and strategic
  • Innate curiosity about the association industry and emerging trends
  • Adept at establishing relationships quickly and growing them over time
  • Accurate and persuasive in all communication
  • Well-versed in industry terminology and well-spoken in high level discussions
  • Solid work ethic
  • Ability to work with many different personalities and styles of work
  • Inherently positive and approachable
  • Resourceful and collaborative

ABOUT OUR COMPANY - WELLINGTON

Wellington produces extraordinary conferences, meetings, special events, incentive programs, prize programs, gifts, giveaways and marketing campaigns for a wide array of organizations – curating many of the world’s leading brands. Our high-energy people love what they do. We thrive on delivering signature experiences that motivate and impress. By design, every detail of every event helps clients make a positive connection with their audience. It’s who we are and what we do. Thus, any new team member must share our passion and commitment and be able to recognize and embrace the “Wellington Experience.”

Awards/Recognition

  • Top 25 Under 25 in 2012
  • WBE Certified Company
  • Ingram’s Fastest Growing Companies 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Women Who Mean Business Award Winning Company in 2014
  • 2018 Top 10 Finalist – Kansas City Small Business of the Year

Applicants may apply online at http://www.wellingtonexperience.com/careers/.

Alpha Gamma Rho

Chief Development Officer - Work Remotely (Negotiable)

Help take an established organization’s fundraising efforts to the next level. Lead, create and direct an effective fund-raising program for Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) Fraternity, a professional-social fraternity with members sharing a common bond within the agriculture industry.  AGR currently has 72 chapters and 1 colony and has initiated more than 70,000 brothers since its founding in 1904.

Seeking an experienced and highly motivated development professional with a minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience.

Oversee the donor relations program and manage the fundraising initiatives including the annual appeal, major gifts, planned giving program, capital campaigns, local chapter scholarship and housing endowments.  Develop relationships with potential major donors and manage and coordinate with AGR staff, boards, and volunteer leaders.

The AGR headquarters is based in Kansas City, MO. Enjoy the option to work remotely from a home-based office. Approximately 50% nationwide travel is required, including evenings and some weekends.

Required:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven track record and 5 years or more of experience in building and implementing successful fundraising campaigns
  • Familiarity with fundraising communication technologies
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills and networking abilities

Preferred:

  • Agricultural and/or AGR background is a bonus
  • Knowledge of Greek life is a plus

For a full job description, compensation, and to apply contact: Bonnie Andersen, ExecutiveAg Recruiting Advisors   Email: bonnie@agrirecruiter.com              Phone:563-293-2787.

*IMPORTANT. All inquiries will be processed through ExecutiveAg Recruiting Advisors. To assure your application gets full consideration, interested candidates must contact ExecutiveAg Recruiting Advisors directly. Please do not contact the AGR office, staff, board, or fraternity members regarding this matter.

Wellington

Association Programming & Speaker Manager

The Committee & Speaker Manager plays an integral role in the implementation of programming for Wellington’s association clients. The ideal candidate is skilled in translating objectives into actionable plans, highly organized, and thrives in fast-paced environments where working on multiple complex projects at one time is the norm.

This manager will support the strategic direction and then coordinate execution of training and professional development activities for members. In order to do so, they must establish strong relationships with organization committees and maintain ongoing communications to identify needs and areas of improvement.  They will ensure the society’s program activities are collaborating with other organizations and consistent with relevant procedures.

Level of experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study. 4+ years experience in project management (two of which should be in association-related work).

Expectations:

Programming Management:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of group’s programming goals in order to translate them into actionable plans and lead execution against those plans
  • Schedule and lead committee meetings to provide status reports and make recommendations
  • Develop and manage a project plan and budget to support the overall programming plan
  • Collaborate with conference planning team members to ensure content is aligned with overall programming plan
  • Ensure that programming plan satisfies the requirements for continuing education units (CEUs) whenever possible

Speaker Management:

  • Manage call-for-presentation process, including website set-up, speaker selection/communication, and documentation organization
  • Act as liaison between speakers and committees
  • Arrange logistical needs for speakers to present at group’s events
  • Experienced in association management software (or willingness to learn)
  • Energetically represent, craft and implement the Wellington brand
  • Take active role in company staff and account management meetings
  • Travel approximately 25 percent of the year – long days/light lifting

Characteristics:

  • Understanding of programming for associations
  • Innate curiosity of the industry
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and turn projects around quickly
  • Ability to work with many different personalities and styles of work
  • Accurate and thorough in all communication
  • Highly detailed and organized
  • High level of customer service
  • Self-starter and solid work ethic
  • Inherently positive and approachable
  • Resourceful and collaborative

ABOUT OUR COMPANY - WELLINGTON

Wellington produces extraordinary conferences, meetings, special events, incentive programs, prize programs, gifts, giveaways and marketing campaigns for a wide array of organizations – curating many of the world’s leading brands. Our high-energy people love what they do. We thrive on delivering signature experiences that motivate and impress. By design, every detail of every event helps clients make a positive connection with their audience. It’s who we are and what we do. Thus, any new team member must share our passion and commitment and be able to recognize and embrace the “Wellington Experience.”

Wellington Awards/Recognition

  • Top 25 Under 25 in 2012
  • WBE Certified Company
  • Ingram’s Fastest Growing Companies 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Women Who Mean Business Award Winning Company in 2014
  • 2018 Top 10 Finalist – Kansas City Small Business of the Year

Applicants may apply online at http://www.wellingtonexperience.com/careers/.

Wellington

Association Coordinator

The Association Coordinator plays an integral role in the day-to-day running of Wellington’s association organizations. They will be responsible for the overall management of each association’s membership group and the corresponding registration needs. The ideal candidate is personable, highly detailed, task-oriented and thrives in fast-paced environments where working on multiple complex projects at one time is the norm.

The Association Coordinator will focus their efforts on data management, various methods of member communication and administrative duties such as meeting scheduling and reporting, mailings, industry research and asset organization. They will work to put processes into place, increase efficiencies and offer suggestions to better the overall management of the association. Tasks, deadlines and constant communication are intertwined in daily activities.

Level of experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study. 1-3 years experience in administrative support role. Previous experience with professional societies and/or associations a plus.

Expectations:

  • Stay up-to-date on association industry trends
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of specific client’s brands
  • Execute general administrative support tasks on daily basis
  • Receive incoming mail, execute outgoing mailings
  • Input website content and keep up to date
  • Ongoing data management (entry, report creation, analysis)
  • Maintain member databases, files and prospect lists
  • Coordinate dues billing and follow up with members as appropriate
  • Assist in various facets of meeting planning including online and onsite registration
  • Provide support to committees, including notices, scheduling, and minutes
  • Draft, edit, and proof a variety of association documents
  • Partner with team members to maintain and increase membership
  • Travel approximately 10 percent of the year – long days/light lifting
  • Act as point of contact for member needs via email and phone
  • Energetically represent the Wellington brand
  • Take active role in company and team meetings

Characteristics:

  • Keen understanding of (or willingness to learn) association operations
  • Innate curiosity about the association industry
  • Excellent computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Proficient (or willingness to learn) membership database platforms such as MemberClicks
  • Highly detailed and organized
  • High level of customer service
  • Accurate and thorough in all communication
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and turn projects around quickly
  • Self-starter and solid work ethic
  • Ability to work with many different personalities and styles of work
  • Inherently positive and approachable
  • Resourceful and collaborative

ABOUT OUR COMPANY - WELLINGTON

Wellington produces extraordinary conferences, meetings, special events, incentive programs, prize programs, gifts, giveaways and marketing campaigns for a wide array of organizations – curating many of the world’s leading brands. Our high-energy people love what they do. We thrive on delivering signature experiences that motivate and impress. By design, every detail of every event helps clients make a positive connection with their audience. It’s who we are and what we do. Thus, any new team member must share our passion and commitment and be able to recognize and embrace the “Wellington Experience.”

Awards/Recognition

  • Top 25 Under 25 in 2012
  • WBE Certified Company
  • Ingram’s Fastest Growing Companies 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Women Who Mean Business Award Winning Company in 2014
  • 2018 Top 10 Finalist – Kansas City Small Business of the Year

Applicants may apply online at http://www.wellingtonexperience.com/careers/.

Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Director of Marketing
Position Description

SSH Director of Marketing

The Director of Manager leads the overall marketing strategy, planning and execution for the Society for Simulation in Heatlhcare, a 501c3 non-profit membership association of 4,000+ healthcare simulation professionals. This position requires an association or non-profit broad marketing background combined with a high degree of organization, an ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and meet tight deadlines, with proven skills in project management, strong writing and editing, analytical skills and sound judgment. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively with members, partners and colleagues holding a wide variety of positions within SSH.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Website

  • Serve as primary staff contact with the content management of www.ssih.org
  • Oversee timely development of content.
  • Work closely with Web/Database Coordinator and outside web developer to make updates/enhancements to the site.
  • Lead marketing and partnership efforts of the site to drive traffic and viewership.

 Email Messaging/Marketing

  • In coordination with appropriate staff and volunteers, develop targeted e-blasts for membership, exhibit, meeting and partnership messaging.
  • Develop and implement appropriate strategy for targeted organizational messaging to members.

Media and Public Relations

Advance the public profile of the SSH through earned media and external public relations experts to foster proactive opportunities for media coverage that highlight the activities or accomplishments of SSH and its members.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key members of the media.
  • Act as a media point of contact for SSH for all media requests, press releases, and arrangement of interviews year-round and at the Annual Meeting.

Social Media

  • Serve as primary staff contact for SSH’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, working closely with Media and Communications Committee leadership.

Other

  • Assist with development of Annual Meeting (IMSH) promotions, announcements, and other communications.
  • Work with outside graphic designer on updates/revisions to graphics and brochures as necessary.
  • Provide additional staff support at the Annual Meeting
  • Provide staff support to committees/other staff as projects warrant.
  • Must have the physical stamina to work long hours at meetings, with some light lifting occasionally required.
  • Must have ability to work independently and in cross-functional team settings with colleagues and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, journalism, public relations, or a related field required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a marketing, communications or public relations role. Experience with a nonprofit, medical organization and/or membership association a plus.
  • Comprehensive marketing skill set including both traditional and new media, in particular the use of social media and emerging technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal marketing skills, to include strong copywriting and proofreading abilities.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and editing tools.
  • Experience with email message and social media systems required (e.g, Constant Contact).
  • Video editing/development experience a plus.

SSH offers a virtual work environment and a strong benefits package to include health, dental and vision insurance plus life insurance and disability insurance coverage for the employee. SSH also offers paid vacation and sick leave and a 401k retirement program. The position requires travel, including 8 nights travel to the SSH Annual Meeting each January/February.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U. S. on an unrestricted basis.

To express your interest in the position, send your cover letter and resume by e-mail to khelm@ssih.org

We thank all respondents for their interest in SSH. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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