Education and Training, Marketing, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
Manager, Programs & Education (REMOTE)
Founded in 1954, ACG Global has a total of 59 chapters. ACG’s network comprises 90,000 middle-market professionals, including its 14,000 members who invest in, lend to, advise, and lead middle-market companies toward growth and profitability. ACG’s mission is to drive middle-market growth. For more information about ACG, please visit www.acg.org.
As the Manager, Programs & Education, you will participate in the planning, support, and administration of event programming activities for ACG HQ’s virtual, hybrid and live events. To be successful, you will be expected to use your experience to assist in the development, planning and support of innovative programming. This role will include program development, writing, editing and creating education content, speaker research, speaker contracting and preparation, event schedule management and on-site support activities for education events. You will also engage with the SVP to expand the reach of the association’s education and professional development platforms through individual, team-based, and committee efforts.
Additionally, you’ll be responsible for the management of a monthly roundtable series, in addition to bi-monthly virtual events and one yearly annual conference, as well as anything else as assigned.
Our client will rely on you to collaborate with sponsors and the sponsorship team to develop content as needed. You will also work with the event logistics team (room sets, A/V requirements, etc.) to design successful and innovative programs for ACG attendees, as well as coordinate conference calls and manage registration for stand-alone education events.
In addition, you will grow and maintain ACG’s universal speaker bureau of industry speakers, moderators, and experts.
As an ideal candidate, you must have association experience with in-depth knowledge of the professional education landscape, with a working knowledge of the finance world.
As the Manager of Programs and Education, you’ll be responsible for the following:
Comfortable researching and vetting speakers, subject matter experts, current events/topics that will ensure ACG’s education is high-quality.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Able to work across teams and disciplines.
Able to review and evaluate programs and processes to ensure success year over year.
Well organized with strong, professional, and pleasant communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
Detail oriented, process orientated and professional.
Able to work both as a member of the team and individually.
Able to travel, both domestic and international, as required.
Additional roles in support of the Events Team may be included.
Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation of $65-$80K, based on experience, and an extensive benefits package including:
401(k) employer matching
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Travel assistance (authorized work trips)
Remote work / telecommuting options
Plus, they work to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to their processes, decisions, planning and culture.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Bachelor’s degree required
5+ years’ experience in a professional association and/or financial institution
Experience in the middle market or mergers & acquisitions world a plus
Strong knowledge of association-based education
Previous experience in a managerial position within an association or related organization preferred
Strong organizational skills with a proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and web-based software
Experience working with volunteers and volunteer committees
Professional verbal and written communication skills with all audiences at all levels
Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to execute tasks while conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
High level of attention to detail while working accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work directly with association members in a responsible, appropriate, and service oriented way
Travel and work as needed (may include weekends)
Ability to regularly listen to and speak with peers, association members, vendors, and business leaders
Ability to read, analyze and interpret data and information, effectively manage common inquiries or feedback from members, attendees, vendors, and the public
High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams
Proficiency with cloud-based file sharing tools, survey tools, GoTo Meetings or a similar webinar platform, CRM software, and ideas for how to use them effectively in the professional education arena
Ability to quickly learn other technology as adopted by the team (i.e. web-based programs, CMS systems, registration systems, etc.)