The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the national not-for-profit association established in 1863 that represents over 91,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia and uniformed services is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join our Marketing and Communications team located at our Headquarters office in Schaumburg, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago.
Under the direction of the Senior Manager of Marketing, the Marketing Specialist will be responsible for the coordination and execution of marketing campaigns and projects related to key AVMA events; the planning and coordination of AVMA’s presence at key tradeshows; the support of AVMA brand marketing campaigns; and other activities as assigned. This position will also help AVMA meet attendance and revenue goals for its events; manage and maintain AVMA’s brand at external tradeshows; and ensure marketing campaigns support the overall strategy related to member engagement and satisfaction.
A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or a related field, with a minimum of three years of experience in marketing, association management or related field is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential. We require working experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office. A successful candidate must be highly organized, with extreme attention to detail; able to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously; and able to work effectively as a member of a team and independently. The flexibility to work outside of normal business hours and travel on behalf of the AVMA is required, with approximately 15% travel.
Deadline for application is 7/5/2018. Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with a Government Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $30M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.