Kellen is a global professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. We provide meetings and conference management, financial management, digital marketing and strategic advice to our not-for-profit clients. We are an employee-owned company (ESOP) with 300+ employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. Kellen has seven offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, Denver, New York City and Washington DC.
Reports to the Vice President or Senior Account Executive
What are we looking for?
A college degree plus three to five years of experience preferred
Ability to develop and manage programs and association budgets, including outcome
Strong supervisory and motivational skills; minimum of three years’ experience managing employees
Financial oversight experience; minimum of three years primary responsibility experience.
Understanding of financial statement, ability to track and adhere to financial plans and budgets
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong relationship building skills to meet client expectations and learn their business
Proven leadership/management skills internally and externally with an independent style and high degree of initiative. Ability to motivate and manage team.
Strong consensus building skills
Ability to manage multiple, ever-changing priorities and situations
Ability to manage staff resources and client budgets to maintain favorable variances and potentially increase surpluses and equity.
Ability to work under pressure
Willingness to travel
Demonstrates strong credibility factors and key behaviors: integrity, competence, character, and composure.
Ability to use creativity and innovative/strategic thinking to develop solutions
Ability to evaluate existing plans, programs and processes and recommend effective solutions
Ability to negotiate solutions affecting long-range organizational results
High energy, multi-task oriented, with an entrepreneurial orientation
Excellent human relations skills and ability to assist and obtain the support of others
Self-motivated team player who is accountable for initiating and directing projects through to completion with a minimum of management direction.
Versatile, good analytical and organizational skills with consistent attention to detail and deadlines.
Computer literate with the “Can Do” approach to different and diverse software packages.
Flexibility under competing time requirements and changing deadlines. Excellent focus and a good sense of priorities.
Knowledge of antitrust laws affecting associations as well as IRS, insurance and business registration requirements
Serves as the Account Executive for a trade association or professional association under the guidance of the Senior Account Executive. Manages the day-to-day operations of the association, including overseeing membership, committees, public relations, financials, as appropriate.
Provides leadership in accomplishing client goals/objectives.
Shares knowledge/information as appropriate within Kellen;
Maintains awareness and nurture new business opportunities for Kellen.
Am I qualified?
BS/BA with a minimum of five years of applicable experience
Highly productive when working independently and work well in a team environment
Experience working with volunteers
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal & presentation) and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people
Sound judgment, exceptional organizational skills, consistent attention to detail and prioritization of deadlines
Ability to manage and resolve interpersonal and client issues
Ability to multi-task and juggle deadlines
Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, which may involve multiple consecutive nights away from home and may include occasional weekend travel
What do we offer?
An employee-owned company, Kellen offers a professional and collegial work environment and great benefits, and a collegial atmosphere where teamwork abounds and your efforts are truly appreciated. We work hard, but also strive for work/life balance. As an employee-owned company, you’ll join a team where everyone has a stake in the performance of the company. We offer generous benefits including medical, dental, vision paid vacation, holidays, a 401(k), and tuition reimbursement.
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, seeking to make his or her mark in a growing division of a well-established, international company.
Kellen is a global professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. We also offer outsource services such as meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice. We are an employee-owned company (ESOP) with 300+ employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. Kellen has seven offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, Denver, New York City and Washington DC.