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DEPARTMENT: FAE
POSITION: Professional Education Specialist

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and its Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) are seeking a Professional Education Specialist. The ideal candidate for this position should be an experienced, take charge professional with the ability to manage administration and logistics of multiple events. This person must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision.

Planning:

  • Assist with budget development.
  • Negotiate and secure conference venues.
  • Support committees in determining conference topics and agendas.
Administration/Management:

  • Create events in database.
  • Manage event logistics with venue, vendors, speakers, etc.
  • Prepare agenda, evaluation and other support materials.
  • Develop speaker agreement and coordinate necessary logistics.
  • Coordinate technical review of conference materials with committee to ensure program meets technical requirements.
  • Prepare registration materials for conference i.e. sign-in sheets, nametags, etc.
  • Monitor conference registration.
  • Serve as onsite manager at conference.
  • Reconcile attendance and ensure proper education requirements are met and documented.
  • Review and process expenses following conference.

Marketing/Communications:

  • Collaborate with marketing department on promotional strategy.
  • Gather conference feedback and communicate to committees.
  • Document lessons learned and share with manager and team.
  • Prepare committee meeting notes/minutes.
  • Coordinate articles from speakers and committee members to assist in in promoting conferences.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Meeting planning certificate a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years event planning experience.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal-opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits. Salary for this position is commensurate with experience. If interested in applying for this position, please apply directly on LinkedIn WITH a resume or send cover letter and resume to jobs@nysscpa.org. Please include “Professional Education Specialist” in the subject line.


DEPARTMENT: MEMBERSHIP
POSITION: Chapter Relations Manager

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is seeking a Chapter Relations Manager. The ideal candidate for this position should have the ability to manage chapter relationships and programs, and ensure they are aligned with the overall Society strategic plan. This person must also be able to manage multiple projects, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work independently and in a team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the chapter leadership in the development of continuing professional education programs.
  • Assist the chapter leadership in the development of activities designed to promote the recruitment and retention of membership in the NYSSCPA.
  • Develop and administer board orientation.
  • Work with Marketing and Communications Department to develop marketing campaigns and communications plans for chapter events.
  • Monitor chapter budgets and fiscal transactions to ensure that all documentation is properly submitted.
  • Ensure that chapter programs are in strategic alignment with Society.
  • Establish appropriate program metrics to monitor success.
  • Provide guidance and advice to chapter boards in areas that include: marketing, annual planning, strategic alignment, chapter member recruitment & retention, and volunteer recruitment.
  • Provide staff support to one or more Society committees.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional certification in association or nonprofit area a plus
  • Strong communication, writing, project and time management skills
  • Considerable knowledge of membership recruitment and retention strategies and tactics
  • Requires relationship management experience
  • Driver’s License preferred
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal-opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits. Salary for this position is commensurate with experience. If interested in applying for this position, please apply directly on LinkedIn WITH a resume or send cover letter and resume to jobs@nysscpa.org. Please include “Chapter Relations Manager” in the subject line.