As an industry association, AVIXA serves both as a trade association and a professional society. This role will oversee and provide direction for the trade association (enterprise) side of the organization. This role will manage all aspects of designated enterprise member services programs to ensure program goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame, budget, and operational direction. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing a variety of projects at the same time and interacting with customers and volunteers. This position is responsible for programs that involve multiple internal and external stakeholders and the successful candidate will be able to work with outside vendors, partners, and internal department stakeholders as well. This position is responsible for setting long-term goals and responsible for implementing project management best practices to accomplish those goals. Good written and verbal communications skills as well as an attention to detail is also required.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead/ direct enterprise program services as well as new product development
Develop program plans to include time frame, budget, procedures for accomplishing program, and resource requirements
Coordinate activities of programs to ensure program progresses, meets stated need and achieves set metrics
Reviews status of programs and prepares/delivers status reports when needed
Manages assigned AVIXA’s volunteer council groups. Responsible for managing volunteers, facilitating conversations, and ensuring projects get completed on time, and on budget, on an annual basis.
Identify volunteer leaders and train those individuals for upcoming volunteer opportunities within the organization
Responsible for increasing volunteer engagement and new volunteer recruitment
Manages member company certification program called the Audiovisual Provider of Excellence or APEx Program. Responsible for direction of the program and adding new members to the program. Responsible for generating annual revenue for this program.
Oversee volunteers and collaborate with staff on several programs/events at AVIXA’s InfoComm tradeshow and other events within the Member Services department
Act as a liaison to AVIXA’s event partners and is responsible for maintaining good and strong relationships with AVIXA’s partner organizations
Manage and grow AVIXA’s Career site program
Other duties may be assigned.
Currently none; potential for future supervisory responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required
5 years’ minimum experience in trade association management required
budget and revenues experience preferred
Certifications: CAE a plus
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Working knowledge of online collaboration/webinar tools such as WebEx extremely helpful
Other skills: Volunteer management skills required, leadership, communication, and writing skills are also required. Ability to work cross-departmentally to achieve goals and maintain good relationships with various departments within the association. AV experience a plus.
This description describes the general duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not a complete list of duties and the employee may be required to take on additional duties and responsibilities as required by the needs of the association.
EEO Policy Statement: It is the policy of AVIXA to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.”
About AVIXA, Inc
AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association™, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 5,400 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. AVIXA members create integrated AV experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence and thought leadership. Additional information is available at avixa.org.