Are you passionate about supporting the success of associations and nonprofits? Do you pride yourself on your ability to develop and execute high quality marketing campaigns that reflect current best practices and produce real results? Are you a strong writer and presenter? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, you may be the right fit for our Marketing Manager position.
ASAE Business Services, Inc., is ASAE’s wholly-owned for profit subsidiary and supports ASAE’s efforts to promote excellence in association management. ABSI manages several lines of business for ASAE and develops new programs and solutions to meet associations’ business needs.
We are looking for someone who has a broad understanding of marketing best practices and how to use those practices to communicate in a compelling way the value of ABSI’s business lines, increase mindshare for ABSI’s programs, products and services, and drive business results. This position requires a highly motivated, organized self-starter and lifelong learner who is both creative and a critical thinker.
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 and preferably 5 or more years of experience in a professional role involving marketing, communications, and account management responsibilities, preferably in the association or nonprofit market. Skills and talents sought include: business acumen, project management skills, strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as the interpersonal and listening skills needed to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders and provide excellent customer/client service.
This position reports to the Senior Director of ABSI and is an integral part of ABSI’s five person staff team. The ABSI team works closely with ASAE’s staff team, including staff on the marketing/communications team and the meetings/exposition team to accomplish its mission.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing management and oversight of all marketing functions related ASAE-Endorsed Business Solutions (AEBS), the ASAE Retirement Trust (the Trust), and the ASAE Insurance Source (the Insurance Source), as well as for other ABSI activities/offerings (existing or new) as may be needed.
Developing annual marketing and promotional strategies and related plans and ensuring efficient execution of plans to drive business results for designated business lines and activities.
Proactively communicating marketing initiatives, opportunities, and outcomes to all relevant stakeholders.
Supporting the President and the Director in the overall management of ASAE Business Services, Inc. (ABSI) as needed, including, but not limited to, providing insights to aid the development of short- and long-term strategies for ABSI and its business lines and to vet new business opportunities, and participating in the budget process.
Proficient with many technologies, including Word, Outlook, Excel spreadsheets and graph-making, PowerPoint, databases, social media tools, and email marketing programs, and comfortable with html coding.
Willingness to quickly learn and apply new technologies, including ASAE’s membership database, broadcast marketing tools, etc.
Ability to research and test marketing/promotion concepts.
Ability to act proactively and independently, and must demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated success in project management and handling multiple priorities, and ability to effectively manage projects from start to finish.
Ability to understand and question activities and issues related to assigned business lines and make sound marketing decisions based upon that data.
Strong attention to detail, organizational and follow-through skills.
Strong interpersonal and listening skills and ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders and provide excellent customer/client service.
Ability to clearly and confidently communicate and make effective presentations to internal and external stakeholder audiences.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high volume professional work environment.
Additional Salary Information: EOE. Salary is commensurate with experience
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 22,000 association executives and industry partners representing more than 11,000 organizations. Our members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.
With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is t...he premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.
We believe associations have the power to transform society for the better. Our passion is to help association professionals achieve previously unimaginable levels of performance. We do this by nurturing a community of really smart, creative, and interesting people - our members. In short, we are the Center for Association Leadership.