Does everyone rely on you to take the lead and make the decisions when planning social activities? Are you the person who convinces others to join in? Are you all about taking pictures and sharing them on social media? Do you enjoy making phone calls? Do lists and written procedures make you happy? If your answers are YES and you can manage multiple projects, pay superb attention to detail, set deadlines and convince others to meet them, this may be the job for you.
Serve as a consultant and provide support to the Chapters in planning their educational meetings and activities. Create deadline checklists, assist with site selection, review contracts, create promotional flyers and registration forms, update the online registration system and industry calendar, prepare and send email announcements, process registrations and oversee invoices, maintain registration lists, prepare financial reports and provide copy for the Chapter News page of the monthly magazine.
Facilitate communication between the Association and Chapters and serve as a central information resource. Create resource manuals, newsletters, templates and other materials; update the online Chapter Center; handle the election process; and maintain records.
Develop leadership orientation materials and evaluation processes. Establish productive relationships with Association members, staff and others whose support and input are essential to creating successful Chapter relations. Recommend improvements to the Association processes and structure where appropriate. Identify and encourage alternative methods of reaching members and prospects at the local level.
Assist in planning the Annual, Midyear and other meetings. Create deadline checklists, update the online registration system and industry calendar, prepare and send email announcements, process registrations and oversee invoices, maintain registration lists and prepare financial reports.
Handle on-site office and registration where required.
Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for promoting the Association's meetings, products and services. Serve as primary staff support for the Sales & Marketing Committee.
Candidates must have at least three years' office experience with marketing products and services. Prefer someone who has worked in a non-profit environment, having direct contact with members and responsibility for supporting member activities. Will be tested for an extremely high level of organization, accuracy and attention to detail. Strong computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint and HTML formatting (Macromedia Dreamweaver preferred) is a plus.
This position requires a person with a high level of self direction, organizational abilities and a strong commitment to professional service. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications (especially telephone) skills must be demonstrated. Candidate should have experience in positions requiring good judgment, problem solving and multiple project management.
The fun ones: Casual work environment (jeans nearly every day), small office camaraderie and most Friday afternoons off.
The normal ones: After 90-day probationary period: Simple IRA with up to 3% of employee's contribution matched by the Association, nine paid holidays, accrued PTO, accrued administrative leave and health care coverage options.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING:
The association is looking to fill this Chapter, Meetings & Marketing Coordinator position as soon as possible.
All contact and inquiries should be made via email. Please do not call or visit the office in person.
All candidates should submit a resume and expected salary range.
Please submit samples of your writing and/or HTML formatted items, if available.
If you are selected as a candidate, note that we will send you a test fororganizational and accuracy skills prior to scheduling an interview. Please do not apply if you do not have the required organizational, accuracy and computer skills.
This position may require some travel. Please do not apply if you are unable or unwilling to travel by airplane, train and car.
The Association is located in Crystal Lake, IL. For a position of this nature, we strongly urge that your one-way commute be no longer than 45 minutes.
About International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking
The IADD is an international trade association serving diecutters, diemakers and industry suppliers worldwide. IADD provides conferences, educational and training programs, a monthly magazine, online resource library of 600+ technical articles, industry experts to answer technical questions, publications and training manuals, recommended specifications, online used equipment marketplace, videos an...d more. IADD also co-presents Odyssey, a bi-annual trade show and innovative concept in technical training featuring a hands-on Techshop where training programs come alive in an actual working diemaking and diecutting facility inside the exhibit area.