Representing more than 244 credit unions with more than $84 billion in assets and more than 7.5 million members, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) is the trade association for Alabama and Florida credit unions. It provides advocacy, compliance support, education, training, and information with relevant services and business strategies to support its members in fulfilling their mission. LEVERAGE, the LSCU Service Corporation, provides best-in-class products and services for credit unions across the country.
Who we are looking for:
A diligent individual who can identify potential businesses for exhibit, sponsorship and advertising opportunities for the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and Affiliates. This person will plan and execute the annual Southeastern Credit Union Conference Exposition Hall and up to three smaller expos. This person will negotiate and enter into contracts with vendors for delivery of goods and services associated with conferences and expositions. This person will design and direct all aspects of the advertising sales of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions Vendor Directory.
What you'll take ownership of:
- Designing and directing the sale of advertising in the LSCU & Affiliates Vendor Directory. - Keeping informed of all LSCU Service Corporation (LEVERAGE) products and services, both in-house and endorsed. - Developing, planning, and coordinating events to promote LEVERAGE products and services. - Managing all aspects of selling the exhibition space to potential exhibitors, to include promotion of events, invoicing, and collection of revenue. - Planning exhibition hall layouts and activities for LSCU & Affiliates conferences. - Negotiating and entering into contracts associated with conference and exposition vendors. - Identifying, soliciting and tracking potential vendors for exhibits and sponsorships. This includes the management of CRM database. - Assisting management to develop a forecast of advertising and event sales. - Onsite support for all conferences. - Maintaining and organizing all records of documents as it relates to exhibits, sponsors, and advertising. - Staying up to date on trends in exhibitions. - Monitoring, coordinating, and evaluating endorsed programs and services to assure a high level of responsiveness to customer needs and initiate actions with LEVERAGE management, the vendor, and/or the customer to resolve identified problems. - Maintaining business relationship with partner state Leagues that participate in revenue share programs. - Supporting Product Management in the administration of the Office Depot and NADA programs. - Performing other duties and special projects as assigned.
The LSCU & Affiliates is proud to be an equal opportunity employer offering a team member-centric culture, competitive salaries, and exceptional benefits including:
Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Long-Term Disability PTO VTO (volunteer time off) Paid Holidays 401(k) Flex Spending Flex Spending Professional Development Tuition Reimbursement *Employment offers are contingent on the successful passing of a drug-screen and background check
Need to haves: - High school diploma or equivalent required. - One (1) to Three (3) years of similar or related experience. - Knowledge and understanding of contracts, strategic planning and marketing techniques. - Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally). - Ability to work effectively in a Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. - Strong aptitude for consultative selling and service - Knowledge in ExpoCad, CRM, Adobe Illustrator and Accounting software packages. - The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. - The ability to manage exhibitor sales budgets and generate reports for management team. Love to haves: - Bachelor's degree in a management or hospitality field preferred. - Knowledge and understanding of history, development, and philosophy of credit union movement.
Travel: - Occasional travel may be required. - Valid driver's license is required. - Airline travel may be required.
About LEAGUE OF SOUTHEASTERN CREDIT UNIONS
Representing more than 244 credit unions with more than $84 billion in assets and more than 7.5 million members, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) is the trade association for Alabama and Florida credit unions.