Kenes Group is looking for a highly motivated Association Account Manager, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands or Sofia, Bulgaria. The Association Account Manager will manage secretariat, activities, and operations of not-for–profit medical associations. He/she will also work to ensure that every aspect of the association management is optimized managed in accordance with each association’s guidelines and objectives.

Responsibilities:

    Strategy:

  • Partner in the design of each association’s strategy
  • Develop comprehensive business development strategy for the association in order to meet growth targets.
  • Identification of association trends and opportunities in order to achieve the highest positioning of the association in its particular field

    Management and Tasks:

  • Operating as management advisor to the association’s board
  • Management of elections according to each association’s guidelines and handling transition period of the board
  • Coordination and management of association’s activities and development/management of its products
  • Coordination and management of association meetings (board meetings, general meetings, different committees etc.)
  • Association branding and visibility
  • Coordination of association’s publications (official journal and other)
  • Management of association’s website
  • Providing information on legal formalities concerning registration of the association, if required
  • Management of the association’s secretariat and archives
  • Managing the associations’ budgetary forecasting processes, budget tracking, management of basic bookkeeping/accounting and payments processes

    Interfaces:

  • Manage interface with the association board, committees/subcommittees / task groups/editors etc. and with association’s partners, sister organizations, national and international bodies
  • Manage interface with external parties (like publishers, external web providers, different contractors and service providers), and represent the association (e.g. other congresses)
  • Manage interface with bank, auditor, lawyer, legal bodies etc
  • Process and control payments & do the association’s basic bookkeeping
  • Work in cooperation with the MC (Membership Coordinator) giving association’s guidelines related to membership, coordinating membership affairs and journal operational process
  • Coordination of congress issues and working with LOCs and PCOs
  • Work in cooperation and partnership with the congress Meeting Planner and all Kenes supporting departments
  • Work in cooperation with the Industry Liaison and Sales Manager for association corporate sponsorship & fundraising
  • Work in cooperation with Kenes Marketing on branding matters

Job skills required:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills essential
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Wide general cultural knowledge
  • Discretion, diplomacy, common sense and savoir-faire
  • Ability to maintain efficiency under stress
  • Service orientation, multiple task abilities
  • Disciplined and highly organized
  • Qualifications: University degree, excellent English (verbal & written) and other international languages (a 3rd language is an advantage), computer literacy (Microsoft Office XP)
  • Experience: Proven successful track record of 3-5 years in association management. Experience in dealing with VIP’s in multi-cultural environments.
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