The Senior Manager of Conference Services & Special Events is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for all ACAMS events around the globe. This position will lead and coordinate sales and marketing efforts to grow existing conferences and events. The right candidate will be able to develop a strategic expansion plan for conferences and events that will both serve ACAMS existing membership and position ACAMS to reach new members. This position will oversee and direct vendor management and venue contract negotiations. The Senior Manager of Conferences & Special Events will lead the team to coordinates and schedule for internal and external events and ensure effective onsite management. This position will originate policies and procedures regarding departmental operations, as well as leads the conference and events team. This position will report directly to the President and Managing Director of ACAMS.
The successful candidate will work well in a fast-paced environment of a rapidly growing business. Be a strong leader who is detail oriented with exceptional project management skills. Demonstrate domain expertise with a solid understanding of best practices and trends. A suitable candidate will have excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to flourish in a cross-functional, collaborative environment. Strong leadership and talent development skills are required. The right candidate will have a commercial, growth oriented mindset with the ability to take ACAMS conferences and special events to the next level.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead and manage global conference and special events
Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Minimum of 10 years of event management/planning experience
- Minimum of three years team leadership and management experience
- Strong communication, influence and cross-functional collaboration skills; able to create clarity and drive focus in complex and dynamic contexts
- Bachelor’s degree, required
- Strong project management Skills.
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