Education and Training, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The Program Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing assigned face to face and digital education programs and associated resources designed to provide leadership and business skill development curriculum for event professionals in PCMA’s key member and customer markets. The individual in this position must possess a high comfort level with technology and understanding of how adults learn in the digital world. A strong understanding of the user experience and customer service is required.
This individual is responsible for content curation, research, design, delivery and evaluation of PCMA educational programs, as well as PCMA sessions offered at other organization’s events as assigned. Managing or working in collaboration with multiple internal and external stakeholders to identify the educational direction and session content is essential to this role. It also includes the identification, negotiation, management and preparation of program presenters/facilitators.
In addition to program content development, the Program Manager will be responsible for writing program descriptions, learner outcomes, marketing materials and to foster adult learning techniques and environments in the delivery of PCMA education programs. They will also be responsible for identifying programs and resources for Chapter programs and representatives.
This position requires extensive project management skills, strong financial acumen and an entrepreneurial spirit. They would be further responsible for the identification of new PCMA programs, products and services which meet the evolving needs of senior event professionals. It will be necessary for this individual to work effectively in a collaborative team environment, with PCMA staff and outside consultants/contractors, as well as independently.
• Bachelor’s degree in learning, adult education or hospitality management preferred but not required. • Minimum of six (6) plus years of related content development experience in training, association or hospitality management. • Certificate in a learning discipline is a plus. • Flexibility to work long hours, some weekends, and travel as needed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on skill and experience.
About Professional Convention Management Association
PCMA is the multi-channel professional resource and premier educator for leaders in the meetings, conventions, events and trade show industries. PCMA provides their 6,300 members with a community of likeminded colleagues, innovative education and creative global solutions to enhance both their professional development and their organization's face-to-face and virtual connections. Headquartered in ...Chicago, PCMA has 17 chapters throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico with members in more than 35 countries. For additional information, please visit the PCMA Web site at pcma.org.