You excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. You are cooperative, supportive and live and breathe a “can do” attitude. You have integrity, confidence, and radiate credibility with all levels in an organization, and its members.
If this sounds like you (or someone you know), please read on!
The ideal candidate for the Society Assistant role is mission driven. S/he has excellent member service mentality and delivery, effective verbal and written communications and strong organization and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate has experience in association management and demonstrates the ability to think proactively and creatively.
The Society Assistant supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of societies’ activities according to key association management principles and ethics in order to maintain a healthy and viable organization. S/he will perform a wide variety of detailed and complex project management activities, which are dependent upon the societies’ initiatives and strategic plan, and serve as liaison to committees as assigned.
You will support the society’s mission and vision through building strong and collaborative relationships with assigned committees. You will have “soup to nuts” responsibility for coordinating, implementing, and evaluating educational programming. From managing meeting contracts to managing committee/program chair, vendor and speaker relationships; to coordinating meeting materials, preregistration activities, on-site registration. You will deliver the highest level of customer service to the members, new and existing, from inquiries to financials. You will use various methods of communication to connect in a timely manner with the membership and the public, via the societies’ web sites, online newsletters, e-mail and over the phone. You will flaunt your administrative prowess to support your team, and the societies, by flexing your previous experience with associations, and your Microsoft Office skills.
If this describes YOU, please apply by sharing the following:
-Clearly communicate why you are the ideal candidate for this role, providing specific examples and experiences as proof points.
-Attach your resume, cover letter, salary expectations and any additional materials that support your application.
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