Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience

Published

10/25/2018

Start Date

11/30/2018

Application Deadline

11/30/2018

Address

11 Beacon Street #510
Boston
MA
02108
United States

Description

NASW-MA Chapter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please include a cover letter with resume. Submissions without a cover letter and resume will not be processed.


I. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: 

Under the strategic direction of the Executive Director, the Events and Program Manager will be responsible for coordinating regular Chapter programming such as our Licensing Test Prep and Safety in the Workplace programs as well as planning and executing large annual and biennial events, continuing education events, and networking opportunities.

 

This person reports to the Executive Director.


NASW-MA Chapter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


II. BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Chapter Programming & Events:

Organize programming and events with input from the Executive Director, Director of Clinical Issues and Continuing Education, the Education Center Commission, and other Chapter staff and member committees and commissions that meet the needs of social workers in macro and clinical settings. Work includes event marketing, coordinating speakers, working with venues and caterers, managing sponsors and exhibitors, and all onsite conference/event details.

  • Core programming and events include:
  • Spring/Fall continuing education program series (3-5 events per season) in coordination with Director of Clinical Issues and Continuing Education and Education Center Commission
  • Annual School Social Work Conference
  • Annual Nursing Home Conference
  • Annual Awards Event
  • Annual MLK, Jr. Forum on Racial Justice
  • Biennial Symposium event (in partnership with the Director of Clinical Issues and Continuing Education):
  • Create and coordinate the sales plan for sponsors, exhibitors, and advertisers (SEAs)
  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing SEAs
  • Lead the event marketing, including both marketing to potential attendees and marketing of SEA opportunities
  • Reach and exceed income projections
  • Develop marketing materials for potential attendees and SEAs, the program book, and day-of signage
  • Work with printers to coordinate production and distribution of promotional materials
  • Maintain responsibility of Symposium budget, including accurate income and expense projections
  • Lead event evaluation and creation of final report


  • Licensing Test Prep Program:
  • Market course to schools of social work, students, and newer professionals
  • Coordinate logistics of LTP courses including identifying venues, assigning trainers, managing the trainer database, ensuring materials are onsite, and coordinating registration
  • Coordinate with Communications Director to think creatively about new ways to market the program and increase participation


  • Social Work Safety in the Workplace Program:
  • Manage all aspect of safety training grant, including grant reporting and budgeting
  • Coordinate logistics of safety trainings including assigning trainers, managing the trainer database, and ensuring all materials are on-site as appropriate
  • Identify agencies that need or would benefit from this program and develop and execute an outreach plan
  • Coordinate with Communications Director to think creatively about new ways to market the program and increase participation


  • Other Events & Programs:
  • Assist with marketing and sponsorships for other Chapter programs, such as Therapy Matcher, and events, such as Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD), as needed

 

III. MINIMUM WORK REQUIREMENTS:

 

Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and make presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to lead and collaborate in a complex environment with multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage a wide array of business related services.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative business relationships and to build credibility and trust throughout the organization.
  • Strong problem identification skills, including the ability to problem solve and generate creative solutions, exercise common sense and sound judgment, and make effective decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • Detail oriented and the ability to think critically.
  • Customer service and communication.
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of multiple teams.


Knowledge: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of Graphic design (InDesign, Photoshop) preferred, but not required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.


Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience, preferably at a professional association and/or nonprofit setting.
  • Minimum of 3-years’ experience and responsibility for organizing events or similar activities.
  • Sales, marketing, and budgeting.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

chapter.naswma@socialworkers.org

Please include a cover letter with resume. Submissions without a cover letter and resume will not be processed.


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