Strategic Association Management (SAM) is seeking a new team member to fill the role of Meetings Manager. This is a full-time position with the primary responsibility for the full management of a wide array of association meetings and events including annual conferences, regional events, board meetings and other events. Related to all client events, this position is responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of all meetings and expositions, including scheduling, contracting, staff operations, exhibit hall management, education programs, services, promotions, programs, housing, food and beverage functions, social events, public relations, collections, and budgeting.
The Meetings Manager must be an experienced meetings professional and skilled project manager who is self-motivated and demonstrates the ability to collaborate with other employees in fast-paced, flexible environment. The duties of this job require a high degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy. Drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet these established criteria are necessary for successful job performance. The position encompasses a defined span of control and opportunity for someone who engenders trust, demonstrates a sense of urgency and assures consistent achievement of quality standards. The work requires making decisions that support company guidelines authoritatively and quickly.
Competitive salary range for organization size
Excellent benefits, including employee health insurance support; paid time off; employer-matching retirement fund; support for professional development/growth
To apply, please provide a letter of interest, current re?sume? and salary history by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, before the application is considered complete, all applicants are required to complete an online Predictive Index assessment. To access the assessment, please paste this link in your browser: https://assess.predictiveindex.com/dNPo
Information will be accepted until position is filled.
A Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary work/certifications
A minimum of 3 years of meetings management experience
Experience with management of multi-day conferences and events
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite
Limited travel/overnight stays outside of Austin to support events is required
Membership association/non-profits experience
Experience with Mac OS
Experience with web-based CRM or AMS Software/Management System
Bilingual skills highly desirable
The Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential
Ideal candidate characteristics
Highly developed organizational skills and keen attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to balance independent work with team collaboration
Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritize tasks
Works well in fast paced environment
Comfortable working in an environment with competing priorities
Willingness to seek, provide and accept feedback
Self-driven and flexible to change
About Strategic Association Management
Strategic Association Management offers you a team of executive, administrative and creative professionals to perform all the duties needed to run your association or non-profit.
Our services include strategic planning, fundraising, communications, marketing, advocacy, event production, financial management and membership management. Some clients want us to take care of everything; others prefer help in just a few areas. SAM takes care of the practical details of running an organization which increases the board's efficiency and allows them to spend more of their time being advocates and ambassadors for the mission of the association.