Description

Summary

Talented and experienced association manager. Learns quickly, adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Intuitive in planning and prioritizing. Attention to detail.

Education

Bachelor of Arts | English, music | University of St. Thomas | St. Paul, MN | May 2014

Work Experience

The Harrington Company | Assistant Account Executive | September 2014 – Present

Manage not-for-profit professional associations. Ranging from local chapters of 300 individual members to international associations of over 6,000.

Job titles and clients:

·       Communications and Marketing Coordinator, Alliance for Community Media (ACM)

·       Assistant Executive Director, Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW)

·       Assistant Director, Institute of Real Estate Management, MN Chapter (IREM)

·       Marketing Manager, Incentive Marketing Association (IMA)

·       Professional Development Assistant, Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS)

·       Assistant Executive Director, Senior Citizens Bureau (SCB)

·       Programs Staff, NAIOP MN

Business accomplishments

·       On a team, extended the reach of existing programs to over 30 countries and provide the offerings in multiple languages.

·       Built a model webpage/microsite as a project proposal for a client. The proposal was accepted and financed outside of our capped budget (over $1M) for the client’s five Strategic Industry Groups.

Duties and roles divided by association department categories:

Communications and Marketing

Develop and manage marketing plans for a wide range of events, programs and courses.  Create, update and build verbiage and aesthetics for websites, email communications and course PowerPoint lectures. Work with committees on providing content for newsletters. Edit and proofread written communications, including email blasts, website content, newsletters, articles, press releases and annual directories. Work as liaison with industry news forums, publishers and broadcasters to market and present webinars and white papers. Control company social media sites.

Professional Development

Develop and implement educational programs, including content development, continuing education credit approval and promotion. Reach out to industry leaders asking them to provide live online seminars and information and material for courses or course lectures. Track and submit educational credits for multiple continuing education programs, including certified licenses through the MN Department of Commerce.

Programs

Coordinate volunteers and communications, process registration and payments.  Prepare supplies for monthly educational programs and yearly conferences. Speak publically for program announcements and introductions. Programs and conferences range in sizes from 30 – 2,000 attendees.

Membership

Distribute workload to committee members, track stages and process applications for membership. Invoice and track membership payments as well as yearly dues and renewals.

Foundation

Tracking donations made by corporations and individuals, developing outreach initiatives and planning trips to possible corporate sponsors and donors.

Software, Content Management Systems and e-commerce Experience

MS Word | Excel | Chapter Star | YourMembership | Constant Contact | iMIS 15 | Access | WordPress | Adobe Photoshop | Adobe Acrobat | Outlook | PayPal | Authorize.net | Square

Volunteer

President | East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) | September 2017 – Present

Vice President | East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) | May 2015 – September 2017

Education

University of St. Thomas

September 2010 - May 2014 English, music

Major in English and minor in music

Experience

The Harrington Company

September 2014 - present Assistant Account Executive