Surround yourself with fun, energetic, and hard-working professionals who are dedicated to helping neurologists worldwide provide the best possible care for their patients. The AAN’s headquarters, built in 2012, is a beautiful, energy-efficient office in downtown Minneapolis’s vibrant Mill District, just steps from the light rail, major bus lines, great parking options, walking/biking paths, and countless dining and entertainment options.
The Global Strategy Manager is responsible for working with leadership to create and execute a global membership strategy, including recruitment, retention, and engagement of members outside the United States. This includes developing strategies to increase membership outside the US, support expanding the AAN’s global presence and outreach, and collaborating with international neurology organizations. This collaborative position works with departments across AAN to improve international member engagement and satisfaction. This position manages the AAN Global Strategy Subcommittee.
International Membership Activities
• Establish the AAN’s global engagement and volunteer strategy
• Implement recommendations to expand the AAN’s mission globally through increased recruitment, retention and engagement of global neurology and neuroscience professionals
• Develop new relationships, and strengthen existing ones, with well-established international neurology professional organizations
• Serve as key staff contact for all international efforts, including relationships with international and regional societies
• Evaluate and make organizational recommendations on customized and translated AAN member benefits for specific regions of the world
• Oversee AAN international exhibiting strategy
• Oversee AAN International Scholarship Program
• Oversee AAN international small grants program
International Membership Recruitment and Retention
• Oversee international membership recruitment and retention efforts
• Evaluate and pilot new international membership models
• Responsible for meeting established metrics related to membership growth, retention, and engagement for members outside the US
• Serve as primary staff liaison to the Global Strategy Subcommittee
• Develop agendas, oversee projects, manage meeting logistics and communications for assigned subcommittees and work groups.
This job description may not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, activities, and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Communications or related field is required
• Certified Association Executive (CAE) is preferred
• Minimum of 5 years of experience dedicated to volunteer or membership coordination is required
• Experience with an association is preferred
• Program Management experience is preferred
• Experience working with international customers is preferred
Equivalent combination of education and experience beyond the minimum requirement may be substituted for qualification requirements.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to handle confidential information is required
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
• Strong attention to detail is required
• The ability to effectively interact, work, and develop meaningful relationships with people of various cultural backgrounds is required
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required
• Knowledge of Fonteva (Salesforce) Customer Relationship Management system is preferred
• Knowledge of Higher Logic Online Community platform is preferred
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Travel Requirements: Occasional travel required – approximately 5%. Ability to legally travel outside of the United States, particularly but not limited to Canada.
Location: Minneapolis, MN, and is identified as hybrid (required to work in the office with the ability to work remotely part of the week)
Schedule: Occasional evening and weekend required
Physical Requirements: Standard office setting, with ability to sit for long periods of time, occasional use of stairs; regular use of computer and office equipment, lifting up to 10 lbs. Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. at live conferences and ability to stand for long periods of time. The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Vaccination Requirements: COVID vaccine is required due to essential functions of this role. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disability related or religious reasons can be discussed post offer of employment.??
If our great people, great mission, and great location weren’t enough, we offer great benefits that work as hard for you as you do for us.
• Twenty-two days of paid personal time off (PTO) in the first year
• Thirteen paid holidays per year in addition to PTO
• Ten bereavement days for an immediate family member, five days for other family members
• $250 one-time telework allowance
• Company contribution equal to 10.5 percent of salary to AAN employee 401K retirement savings account
• Medical insurance (Both Traditional PPO and HDHP with HSA contribution)
• Dental insurance (free employee coverage)
• Vision insurance
• Life and AD&D insurance—premiums covered 100 percent by the AAN
• Long-term disability insurance fully funded—covered 100 percent by the AAN
• Short-term disability insurance fully funded—covered 100 percent by the AAN
• Paid Parental and Paid Family Care Leave
• Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity Insurance options
Join our team of 200 fun, energetic, and hard-working professionals who are dedicated to helping neurologists worldwide provide the best possible care for their patients. We have a vision at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to be indispensable to our members. Together, we pursue our mission to promote the highest-quality, patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction.
The AAN, founded in Minneapolis in 1948, supports and represents more than 38,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals worldwide who provide crucial patient care, seek new cures and treatments for brain disease and work to ensure patient access to the right care. Our headquarters is in the historic Mill District of downtown Minneapolis, and our public policy office is near the action on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
The AAN works closely with the American Brain Foundation, housed in the Academy’s headquarters.