Manager, Association Management and Conferences

What will you be doing?

Association Management:

  • Assume the role of primary contact for an association
  • Work with volunteer Boards and committees  to ensure best practices on operational and governance procedures as well as maintain effective lines of communication
  • Develop annual and long-term strategic planning in conjuction with the Boards and Committees
  • Supervise the orientation of incoming Board members
  • Manage the internal staff team

Conference Management

  • Facilitate aspects of meeting planning from site selection, negotiations through to post-reporting
  • Work closel with suppliers and maintain on-going relationships
  • Coordinate details of conferences, trade shows and events
  • Prepare,, present and adhere to budgets
  • Schedule speakers, vendor and participants
  • Coordinate, monitor and meet event timelines
  • Edit and design promotional materials
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration, attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre-and post-event evaluations
  • Social media posting
  • Plan and manage the registraiton desk and event staff, including volunteers
  • Coordinate and trouble-shoot events on-site

What we need from you:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Strategic thinking with strong leadership skills to facilitate multiple deliverables
  • Knowledgeable in the not-for-profit association space
  • Good time management to establish priorities
  • Critical and creative thinking and innovative problem solving
  • Motivate and inspire staff for optimal performance
  • Bring out your inner technology geek, just little bit
  • Proficient in Microsolf Office and various social media platforms
  • Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Some travel required