The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is seeking a Program Manager, Member Communities, Corporate & International who will be responsible for recommending, implementing and managing programs that supports the current and prospective corporate members of the Institute and the international community that engage and build relationships within AIAA and the broader aerospace community. With direction from Managing Director, Community and Partner Engagement, and guidance provided by volunteer leaders, the incumbent will provide strategic oversight and programming, committee logistical planning of meetings, and overall assessment and insight into best practices for corporate and international programming. The incumbent will provide support and knowledge-sharing and work with other staff to ensure proper training and alignment to the Institute’s mission and key objectives, and measurable outcomes as articulated in the AIAA Strategic Plan.
Serve as the primary point of contact for the Corporate Member Strategic Advisory Committee and the International Working Group. May include scheduling, organizing and administering both face-to-face and telecom meetings, preparing agendas and minutes of the meetings.
Work across the Institute to develop and implement value-added services and programming for the corporate and international community.
Assess the health and activity of corporate members and determine the best approach to ensuring continued involvement and engagement.
Determine the best and most efficient ways of sharing of best practices of our corporate members.
Determine the best and most efficient ways of sharing of best practices of our international programs and interests.
Encourage member communities’ members and officers to utilize the resources and tools available to them to ensure dynamic communication and efficient practices
Identify the changing demographics in the member communities and strategically work with the them to ensure diverse and robust communities.
Engage with the member communities to deliver value-added outcomes that support and the annual objectives as outline in the Strategic Plan’s implementation plan and the aerospace community as a whole.
Work as a team player with other staff that manage other member communities to ensure consistent messaging and support.
Provide input into the budgets that support the corporate and international programs as appropriate.
Determine the best approach to recognize and promote participation and awards process, via presentations, announcements and social media.
Develop metrics to measure the effectiveness of programs.
Respond to inquiries and requests from members.
Provide guidance to other staff supporting the member communities.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Managing Director and Senior Leadership.
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead individuals.
Demonstrated ability to manage programs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.
Attention to detail and ability to identify problems and to take appropriate action within AIAA guidelines with minimal direction.
Excellent ability to build relationships with all constituent groups.
Excellent team player with proven ability to work collaboratively.
Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and different deadlines concurrently.
An energetic self-starter who can quickly adapt and thrive in a multi-tasked environment
Five years of progressive experience in a membership organization.
Excellent Microsoft office skills (Word, Power Point, Excel).
Experience with Association Management Systems, preferably Abila’s Netforum Enterprise System.
Experience developing and managing budgets.
Travel at least four to six times per year.
Internal Number: 2019-12-006
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