POSITION(S) REPORTS TO: Certification Board of Directors and EDI Managing Partner
POSITION(S) THAT REPORT TO YOU: Certification and Education Manager, and Marketing, Communication, and Meeting Manager
STATUS: Exempt (minimum 37.5 hours/week)
GENERAL SUMMARY: Closely monitors all client activities and provides important decision-making information to client and certification board leadership. Provides professional direction and support for all client activities, projects, meetings, and campaigns.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week)
Prepare agendas for Board meetings and conference calls. Oversee coordination of attachments and materials for the meetings by Administrative Manager.
Attend in-person Board meetings and monthly virtual/conference calls.
Assist Board president in leading conference calls, virtual and in-person meetings of the Board.
Review minutes of Board meetings and conference calls.
Oversee and implement all activities approved by the Board.
Oversee implementation of strategic goals as directed by Board president.
Oversee legal responsibilities of the organization (taxes, bylaws, certificant grievances, trademarks, etc.).
Oversee financial activities, including payment of invoices, budget preparation, monthly financial records, annual audit, etc.
Act as liaison to exam administration company.
Provide leadership and direction to staff.
Supervise day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the association.
Assist the Marketing Manager in developing and implementing annual marketing plan including determining appropriate target audiences and institutions, objectives, tactics and desired outcomes
Monitor and evaluate of the success of individual tactics and marketing plan as a whole.
Oversee content management of the website including generation of content, development of new website initiatives, and general maintenance and monitoring.
Oversee the creation of client promotional materials including brochures, press releases, broadcast emails, certificant materials, flyers, print ads, and other communications.
Travel to selected tradeshows with the Marketing Manager as needed to promote the client, based on the marketing plan. Oversee the design and materials for the booth display, including giveaway items.
Oversee the production of the quarterly email newsletter.
Attend Committee meetings, virtual meetings, and conference calls as needed.
Oversee activities associated with exhibiting at conferences, including staffing the booth.
Oversee exam prep material development
Other duties as assigned.
AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED:
Approximately 15 – 20 days per year. Some weekend and evening work may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or professional experience in a related field and excellent written and verbal skills. Excellent organization skills.
Lifting 20 – 30 lbs. may occasionally be required.
*This position is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI and dedicated weekly days in the office are a requirement of the role.
*EDI requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies and is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized CDC COVID-19 vaccine primary series regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.
EDI is one of the top five association management firms in the U.S., providing professional services for national and international medical, trade and scientific associations. Our 50 years of experience are a key asset to the associations we serve, with client relationships exceeding 30 years.
SUMMARY OF EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS- One of the top 5 largest association management companies worldwide employing 150 professionals. EDI manages 30 clients with national and international membership bases with events held globally.- Competitive salaries in the association management industry.- Flexible, fun, challenging work environment with advanced computer and support systems.- Team work environment.- Opportunities for skill development and career advancement.- Commitment to professional development.- Updated, contemporary office space.