MCI USA provides professional management services for ITechLaw Association, a global network of 1,000 international tech lawyers from more than 80 countries. ITechLaw is known globally for execution of world-class conferences. While conferences are our hallmark, ITechLaw is now starting to focus on additional member services, including online member communication, substantive committees, and education dissemination, thought podcasts, webinars, and possibly even videos.
This position works closely with the Managing Director on all initiatives with primary responsibility for conference management, which includes:
Managing conference committees
Session development, starting with a call for papers
Registration setup and inquiries
ITechLaw is seeking someone with a strong sense of initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit. This job requires attention to detail, strong communication skills, and an interest and comfort in working with data. With members from more than 80 countries, an understanding of culture, customs, and language is important. Experience interacting with people of different cultures – either professionally or in your personal experiences – is a plus.
Speaker management for all conferences (3-4 per year):
Conduct all event marketing via email and social media
Setup, manage, and troubleshoot event registration system for each conference
Create and distribute weekly and monthly reports
Setup and execute 2-3 webinars per month
Create agendas for weekly conference planning calls and lead as necessary
Recruit event volunteers and manage them onsite
Assist with production, assembly, and shipment of materials for on-site events
Manage annual membership renewal campaigns, including
Maintain accuracy of member databases, including additions, deletions, and updates
Complete monthly membership reports
Administrative and Operations Support
Serve as primary contact for general phone calls and emails
Write, upload, and send marketing email messages
Record, and manage payments and accounts payable
Maintain and improve website, including edits and additions
Manage the organizational social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
Manage the online member platform (currently Higher Logic, but will soon change)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Detail oriented and function with a high degree of success
Extremely organized, and diligent, with ability to manage competing deadlines
High proficiency in Microsoft suite, especially Excel, Outlook, and Word
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Entrepreneurial outlook and desire to identify and implement solutions
Understanding of user-experience and design with ability to create final products for promotion
Demonstrated ability to succeed in fast-paced work environment
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service even in difficult situations
Operates with a high degree of maturity and integrity
Experience or interest in membership associations, events, volunteer management, and/or global interactions a plus
Must have 3-5 years professional work experience
Experience at an association or in a legal setting helpful
May include some domestic and/or international travel and weekend commitments
Complete MCI USA timesheets
Serve on appropriate MCI USA Matrix Teams; and function as an MCI USA Team Member in accordance with MCI’s corporate vision and guiding principles.
Other duties as assigned
This position does not require any supervisory or fiscal responsibilities.
For consideration, include your cover letter, resume and salary requirements. MCI USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About MCI USA
MCI USA’s Association Management & Consulting business unit (formerly Coulter) is one of fewer than 10 companies worldwide that earned dual Charter Accreditation from the Association Management Company Institute (AMCi), and the American Society of Association Executives.
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