The Association Manager supports several McKenna Management association clients to facilitate the development and achievement of the associations' mission and goals, deliver programs and services, plan and attend meetings and conferences, grow and retain membership, and provide overall management of the daily operations of the association.
Plans numerous clients' events (this position has a very heavy meeting planning component)
Plan and manage logistics of meetings, conferences and events, trade events and training courses. This includes RFPs, venue selection, contract negotiations, food and beverage, A/V, planning and marketing timelines, working with committee on program/speakers and coordination of marketing materials and communications.
Supports clients' board of directors and committees including preparing for and attending board/committee meetings, handling follow up action items taking/distributing board minutes/committee notes. Keep clients' leadership informed of issues affecting the association.
In conjunction with other staff, provide and oversee day to day management of the association.
Monitors financials and provides reports produced by our accounting staff
Directs membership promotion and retention programs. Manages member renewal efforts and work with our other staff in monitoring new/renewal membership numbers; implements Membership Committees' campaigns.
Executes communications to the general membership which includes emails, social media and web site; work with in-house graphic artist on style guide and print collateral.
A very positive, professional and flexible demeanor is required. Must be a strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate the needs of the clients; to learn quickly, organize details with minimal supervision; and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment. Must maintain confidentiality. Strong customer service focus and the ability to work collaboratively. Excellent spelling, grammar, and editing skills. Fanatical attention to detail, accuracy, and deadlines.
Ongoing professional development is encouraged. Flexible hours but work must be done by deadlines. Travel as required to clients’ board and other meetings which may include overnights and occasional night/weekend work.
Computer software used in this position includes: Microsoft Office, YourMembership (AMS), ConstantContact. Other software programs may be used as needed. Extensive amount of e-mail communication.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Please send salary requirements with your application. McKenna Management offers competitive paid vacation, sick and personal days; health, dental, life and disability insurance; cell phone reimbursement; paid industry memberships/professional development allowance and a 401 K retirement plan with a company match.
About McKenna Management, Inc.
McKenna Management, Inc. is an association management company (AMC) that provides nonprofit associations and societies with both full-service management and project management services.
We currently provide services to 25 clients, and we have had the privilege of partnering with an increasing number of associations each year. We serve clients from a diverse range of industries including medical, higher education, and senior business executives, among others. We are proud to be the AMC for our own industry’s association, the New England Society of Association Executives.
We offer effective and creative solutions and we will partner your leadership and volunteers to help make your association the best that it can be.