Mission We understand the inherent challenges and conventional wisdom surrounding volunteer leadership, and we’ve made it our mission to help volunteer boards create transformational change. Due to the nature of the business we conduct at Kellen, a COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment and a 2-day a week Hybrid policy.
General Purpose of the Position Following Kellen Best Practices and supporting a Senior Vice President, Vice President, or Account Executive, the Associate Account Executive assists in management of day-to-day operations of three to four association clients, supporting efforts relating to strategy, operations, membership, communications, conferences and meetings, and financial oversight.
Essential Functions Board and Committee Support
Supports Account owners in providing leadership to and interacts with the Board of Directors and committees, attends meetings and prepares agendas and minutes as appropriate.
Interfaces with association committees via phone, email, and in person.
Provides support to client committees, including notices, scheduling, agendas, minutes and project management, enabling them to execute their missions and objectives.
May run committee meetings and execute decisions stemming from them.
Member Programs and Services
Works with Vice President or Account Executive in implementing programs and campaigns to attract new members and/or subscribers.
Identifies and develops new programs and benefits to meet the evolving needs of members.
Assists in creating and maintaining partnerships/relationships with related industry organizations to increase awareness and grow membership.
Conference and Meeting Management
In collaboration with Board and Meetings Manager, assists in coordinating logistics for conferences, meetings, and events.
Supports Meetings Manager and conference planning committee in implementing a detailed project plan, and provides assistance in the coordination of event coordinators, marketing, speakers, professional technical support vendors, and local officials.
Fundraising, Marketing and Outreach
Assists in development and distribution of association publications, including advertising sales.
Assists Vice President or Account Executive in overseeing association partnerships and coordinates relevant marketing deliverables.
Supports grant-writing and solicitation efforts of the association, as needed.
Prepares newsletters, social media posts, and other communication products
Analyzes financial statements and works to ensure adherence to annual budget.
Proposes improvements to processes and offers cost containment ideas and strategies.
Monitors compliance with association contracts and assists in negotiating renewals.
Other duties that align with the mission and vision of the company.
Physical Requirement This job operates in an office environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and telephones. Ability to perform computer work for eight or more hours a day in an office setting is required.
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some travel is required; this would require the ability to lift, bend or stand as necessary.
This position requires frequent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Travel Travel is an essential duty of the position, up to 15% of the time and may be by travel by air, car, rail.
Kellen EEO Statement Kellen does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline. In addition, it is the policy of Kellen to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances where a particular employee works.
An equal opportunity, professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. Additional services include meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice. Kellen Company is made up of 300 employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. It has seven offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, Kansas City, New York City and Washington DC.
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