Chapter Relations, Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events
4 Year Degree
The Commercial Finance Association (CFA) is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to work in our NYC headquarters (in immediate proximity to Penn Station). The Program Coordinator will be an energetic and organized individual who will work with the Professional Development & Chapter Relations team to assist in design, development and delivery of all education programs and initiatives for the organization. The individual will also support CFA's Chapter Programs and facilitate the flow of information between CFA and its Chapters. This position will work closely with committees of professional volunteers to deliver results that benefit our national and chapter members.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Maintain a yearly calendar for the content needs of the courses.
Work with the marketing team to execute the marketing plan for all education programs including email, print and digital media.
Work within budgets of specific programs to ensure profitability.
Coordinate with venues on class set-up, F&B, A/V, etc. and track expenses.
Act as onsite support for both in-person and online courses.
Update and maintain website with education course details.
Oversee continuing education credits (CPE/CLE) offered for all workshops.
Develop surveys and track results to make sure members find high value in offerings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Establish and maintain liaison relationships with CFA's Chapters via phone contact, and regular chapter updates.
Point of contact for chapter administrators and volunteer boards. Tasked with keeping working, productive relationships with our local counterparts
Maintain calendar of Chapter activities and regularly update listings of Chapter events and officers on CFA’s Web site.
Provide tech support for chapter resources with assistance from our third-party systems provider
Required Skills and Experience:
Prior experience and knowledge of the processes used to develop and maintain education content and curriculum in a variety of mediums including in-person and the web is desirable. A willingness to learn and step into a fast-paced, detail-oriented job developing and delivering professional training is important; we will provide you with your own training and guidance.
Experience working with volunteers, subject matter experts and other key stakeholders very helpful;
Excellent written, oral presentation skills.
Quick studies, who are highly organized and driven, are encouraged to apply. We are looking for people who like working with a dynamic, fast-moving, interactive team. Most of us wear various hats in this organization, and we’ll expect you to do the same.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education or instructional design preferred;
Commercial finance experience is a big plus
At least two-four years of experience in an administrative position that includes communication, record keeping, and detail management (or strong internship experience)
The ability to travel on occasion
Familiarity with social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
Experience in a membership organization and with volunteers a plus;
Computer literacy of MS Office products required and experience with CRM databases preferred.
About Commercial Finance Association
The CFA is the international trade association dedicated to the asset-based lending and factoring industries. We produce a number of large and small conferences and education programs throughout the year. Our members make America grow. With 20 US and international chapters, 250 member companies, and over 20,000 professionals who lend over $500B annually to primarily small and mid-sized companies – we help them reach their potential.