Degnon Associates, Inc. seeks a full-time Associate Director who will work closely with the Executive Director to provide strategic leadership and direction for a member medical association(s). The Associate Director is responsible for overseeing and executing the client's annual meeting, day-to-day client activities and supervising staff members. The Associate Director will work with the Executive Director to deliver an exceptional annual meeting and establish and implement membership engagement strategies including but not limited to volunteer leadership support, digital communications, publications, and year-round professional development programs.
Candidate must be a highly motivated, self-driven learner, thoughtful individual, with evidence of progressive career advancement and a wide range of successfully managed responsibilities. Association experience and education, including in-depth project and meeting management, are necessary, as well as exceptional interpersonal skills. This excellent opportunity includes diverse duties and some travel. Position is remote but some in-office work may be required.
Degnon is a team-oriented, rapidly growing association management company, dedicated to developing a supportive remote culture and environment for its team members.
Strong project management experience, including demonstrated ability to efficiently plan, organize, and manage annual meetings, Board meetings, communications, client meetings, and multiple projects simultaneously with limited supervision or direction.
Senior meeting planning and management experience for small-mid sized meetings, including demonstrated ability to navigate significant challenges, problem solve and pivot to additional platforms and professional development channels; Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) preferred.
Ability to set and implement strategies to achieve client goals.
Ability to develop and cultivate positive relationships with Board, client members, and staff colleagues.
Strong public speaking/presentation experience with an ability to synthesize, distill, and communicate complex issues to a non-technical audience.
Computer efficiency and understanding of multiple association technology platforms is essential
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat.
Excellent communicator with a history of fostering and contributing to a team culture; willingness to learn from and coach others.
Association management experience required, with 5 – 7 years’ experience in non-profit or AMC experience preferred.
Work & Travel Requirements:
Air travel and overnight stays will be required. Travel involves attendance at several client meetings each year.
Virtual office environment/work from home flexibility
This is an exempt position.
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Jessica Konrath, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Degnon Associates:
Degnon Associates, Inc., established in 1979, is an association management company providing a full range of personalized services to professional associations, national organizations, and international societies. Working exclusively with medical, health, and scientific organizations focusing on education, research, patient care, and advocacy, our team of association management professionals is partnering with our clients to achieve high organizational levels of accomplishment. As an innovative and growing firm with a reputation for excellence, our goal is to enhance the organizations we serve through the application of sound management principles and thereby provide our employees with the opportunity for their own professional development and career satisfaction.