Boutique association management company in the Chicagoland area seeking experienced association management professional to lead and manage all aspects of client work including:
Customer service - answering phone calls and emails in a professional manner
Membership - managing membership lists and information
Events - managing events large and small ranging in size from 20 to 2,500+ attendees and type from professional development events to trade shows
e-meetings – setting up registration for, managing practice sessions, and the live e-meeting platform during live online meetings and events
Finances - managing bookkeeping in QuickBooks
Publications - creating exhibitor guides, sales brochures, and course catalogs using tools such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Adobe Creative Cloud products
Fund-raising - management of events such as raffles, silent auctions, galas, corporate donors/sponsors, and individual donors/sponsors
Sales - solicitation of sponsors and donors tied to events
Marketing – social media marketing and growing of followers
With the office located in the western suburbs of Chicago, most of the work can be done remotely. However, at least one of the clients has in-person meetings where support is needed at registration and for meeting management in the Chicagoland area on a monthly basis. Applicants from the Chicagoland area are preferred as travel cannot be compensated.
Short travel required for trade show events in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Pennsylvania – one overnight or less.
Opportunity for experienced association professional to become partner in 3-5 years. Seeking someone interested in this opportunity to be more than an employee.
Skills / Experience
As a small boutique association management company managing 10+ associations, staff members must be comfortable working on many projects simultaneously and working both with other staff as well as many volunteers. Seeking a program director who can work independently, but also coordinate with others in all facets of projects.
Expert in all Microsoft Office products
Project management skills
Expert using Quickbooks online
Experience using all social media platforms
Experience using emarketing tools MailChimp and Constant Contact
Experience using zoom, gotomeeting and gotowebinar emeeting tools
Ability to learn quickly how to use different membership and data management systems
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Includes 50% of insurance, 2 weeks vacation after 6 months, flexible work hours, and remote work up to 80% and depending on event schedule (need onsite before events).
Salary grows when contracts increased / new clients signed.
If partnership is sought, salary would increase when current management semi-retires.
About International Association Management, Inc.
Founded in 2005, IAMI is a small, boutique association management company that focuses on customer service and delivering quality programs. We believe our small size ensures a personal experience at an affordable cost.
IAMI is committed to offering the finest in operations, support and leadership to our association clients. We have the passion, experience, and vitality needed to successfully manage organizations dedicated to making a better world. We bring together a core of experts focused on such vital areas as membership management, event management, professional development, certification, marketing, and technology. “Your growth is the key to our success”.
The mission of IAMI is to lead every association-client to a higher level of professionalism by providing organized and detailed management, efficient processes, strategic leadership and exceptional customer service.