Association Management division within a marketing company seeks a full-time Senior Association Manager, Professional Development. This individual will be a self-starter to oversee management of education development of an association. A client has a strategic deliverable to develop 5-10 certifications, school content development and online education curation and execution over the next 5 years. Association experience and excellent writing, editing and computer skills are necessary. This individual will have strong initiative and drive to excel and have success with all projects including content curation and guidance to subject matter experts, online learning platforms, development of education resources and execution of delivery methods including webinars, video learning, podcasts, etc. This position reports to the Senior Director and collaborates with internal teams and works with subject matter experts to design, develop, and implement engaging learning experiences.
This position reports to the Sr Director, Association Management. The Manager is responsible for a portfolio of smaller in-person and online education conferences, with support from the Meetings team. The Manager supports the Director in developing programming for its annual tradeshow. These meetings cover a range of topics, including installation and codes and standards.
Specific Responsibilities Include
Provide management and administration of education for an association.
Develop programs in collaboration with subject matter experts.
Manage speaker and education content at annual tradeshow and annual school conferences.
Manage event education programming and serve as onsite manager of education sessions (occasional travel required)
Work with volunteers on curating content.
Develop and review certification programs with third party certification and accreditation body
Manage online content and continuing education units (CEUs) through a dedicated learning management system.
Manage the development and execution of new and existing continuing education activities.
Develop and analyze feedback from educational activities, surveys, and other forms of needs assessments to make recommendations for future activities.
Create and maintain standard operating procedures for implementation of all online education resources
Develop annual education budget. Monitor performance against budget and makes recommendation for course correction as needed.
Provide recommendations to Marketing team to support marketing efforts for online activities.
Perform other duties as assigned. Fusion is a team-orientated company where our employees are expected to perform any duty required to advance the mission of the association, regardless of whether the duty is listed in any specific job description.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Prior work experience in course design, development and online authoring.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Experience with e-learning platforms, learning management systems and course design.
Results-oriented, self-starter, deadline-conscious, intellectually curious and willingness to learn.
Demonstrated application of instructional design theory and best practice methods including adult learning theory and e-Learning theory to deliverables.
Technical problem identification, analysis and resolution skills.
Ability to support and develop engaging eLearning content that integrates multimedia.
Basic knowledge of video editing.
Ability to test e-Learning deliverables and functionality.
Ability to set priorities and make recommendations about system improvements.
Strong project management skills including ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Effective listening, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to collaborate with others to achieve shared goals.
Ability to work independently when required.
Adapt quickly to a constantly changing environment.
Experience managing budgets.
Fusion Marketing (a 160/90 company) is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
We combine creative thinking, strategic marketing and digital intelligence to activate brands and motivate people. Our collaborative group creates marketing platforms that leverage experiential events, social and digital execution, complete retail integration and association management. Our campaigns allow consumers, brands and associations to engage in ways that truly cut through the traditional marketing noise and build true loyalty and advocacy.