Kellen is seeking an experienced, energetic, organized assistant account executive for its association management business. The initial assignment is in Kellen’s New York City office serving in a general support role for Kellen clients.
The successful candidate will have strong organizational and people skills to help manage day-to-day association operations and assist in the execution of client strategic goals. Excellent communication and organizational capabilities are a must along with sharp attention to details. This is a unique position with significant growth opportunity for an individual ready to step up to the next level. The ideal candidate will be results driven, detail-oriented, quality-oriented, and enthusiastic and able to work under competing and varying deadlines. The successful candidate will be a team player and have a deep commitment to achieving positive change and proven ability to manage the organization’s resources.
What will you do?
Prepare high quality written material for websites, newsletters, eblasts and other communications vehicles
Assist with planning for client meetings, events and conferences.
Respond to multiple inquiries and requests, preparing communications and informational materials.
Interface with our clients’ Board of Directors, Committee Leadership, Members and Supplier community via phone, email and in-person meetings and events.
Stay well informed about the members and the industries they represent.
Provide support to committees and attend all meetings and assure preparation of minutes.
Collaborate with multiple internal departments, including accounting, membership and meeting planning.
Complete additional projects and duties as assigned.
Am I qualified?
A college degree plus minimum, two to four years of professional experience preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills plus computer literacy, including digital media
Forward thinker with a positive, “whatever it takes” approach
Reliable and flexible
Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and styles
Ability to work with minimum supervision and guidance
High energy, self-motivated, multi-task oriented, with an entrepreneurial orientation
Willing to travel
What do we offer
A congenial atmosphere where teamwork abounds and your efforts are truly appreciated. We work hard, but also strive for work/life balance. We are an ESOP, so everyone has a stake in the performance of the company. Fun stuff includes parties, summer picnic, employee recognition, a summer Friday’s program and we close early before holidays! We’ve got great benefits including medical, dental, a health club onsite, paid vacation, holidays, a 401(k), tuition reimbursement.
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, seeking to make his or her mark in this well-established, international company with exposure to multiple clients and industries.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration.
About Kellen Company
An equal opportunity, professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. Additional services include meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice. Kellen Company is an employee owned company (ESOP) with 300 employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. It has six offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, New York City and Washington DC. Kellen Company celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014.