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Association Concepts

Client Project Manager



Company Information

Association Concepts have been helping make Associations stronger and more successful since 1967.  Our management team and 20 professionals currently serve more than 22 clients.

Our clients include advocacy groups, professional societies, institutes offering education and professional development, and industry associations.  

Job Description

Administrative Coordination

  • Provides logistics support for organizational meetings and events
  • Liaises effectively with staff, volunteers and association members
  • Provides project management support for long-range programs for clients
  • Core competency must include strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong minute taking, writing and editing skills

Event Coordination

  • Ability to plan, monitor and execute small conferences and other events relating to assigned clients
  • Liaises with all suppliers from hotel, A/V, speakers, printers, décor companies, entertainment, etc.
  • Develop and execute sponsorship programs including solicitation and relationship monitoring
  • Knowledge of mobile applications and event websites. Including registration modules

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to provide support for team with multiple responsibilities
  • Initiative and capacity to think analytically and independently are required for prioritizing objectives and resolving challenges or conflicts appropriately
  • Anticipates required deliverables and has a pro-active approach
  • Developed professional organizational skills including ability to coordinate workflow, determine priorities, meet deadlines and effectively balance competing demands within a high pressure environment
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills with proven ability to prepare quality documentation and the capacity and confidence to deal with a wide range of clients, including staff, professionals, and association members
  • Versatility, flexibility enthusiasm, self-motivation and initiative, both independently and as a member of a team
  • Competent computer and typing skills with experience using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and familiarity with database program
  • Ability to assess and utilize new media including presentation software, social media, YouTube and other video channels, and other platforms
  • Knowledge of Webinar Production using Adobe-based software
  • Working knowledge of Consumer-based marketing programs

Problem Solving, Judgement and Organizational Knowledge

  • Incumbent will be expected to work under pressure to meet deadlines and on a variety of clients at the same time
  • Required to develop a good understanding of the organization, its policies and procedures and an understanding of the culture and politics which enables the incumbent to deal with and/or refer issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • University degree with 3+ years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

Special Conditions:

  • Class “G” Driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on Association business
  • The job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
  • Evening and weekend work as well as travel across Canada will be required.

Contact Information

Association Concepts
Sherry Denesha
Posting Date: 15-Aug-2017Admin/Clerical/Customer Service Contract, Full-Time ContractToHire Open 105-Sep-2017
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