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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION SERVICES - College Chapter Membership and Events

Company: American Advertising Federation
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Director of Education Services will lead all efforts to advance and enhance education strategies and programs within the AAF. -This will be accomplished by working with the Executive VPs of the Mosaic Center & Education Services, the National Education Executive Council, and the Student Advisory Committee to shape and lead the AAF's Education efforts. These initiatives focus on Education, Recruitment, Recognition and Professional Development.

The Director of Education Services is responsible for connecting our college chapter members with advertising industry leaders. This position will allow you to develop programming to further prepare students interested in a career in the advertising, marketing, media, and communications industry, assist with career placement and make an impact on the next wave of advertising innovators.

This role will be responsible for the day-to-day managerial and administrative operations associated with the AAF's College Chapter membership, National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), Student Advertising Career Conference, Campus to Corporate Internship Program, High School AdCamp, Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society and other programs directly related to the organization's World Class education services that connect AAF college chapter members and faculty with AAF's professional clubs and corporate network.

Essential Responsibilities:
Strategy - The Director is responsible for developing the department's strategic vision. You will develop, implement, and manage long- term strategic plans, policies, and programs. This position will require a strategic leader for the department, as well as in collaboration with all AAF departments, volunteers, and members.
Program Management - The Director will oversee the implementation and management of existing Education Services programming, as well as develop new programming. -The Director will create program timelines, budgets, marketing strategies and manage database. -You will be responsible for all Education Services program logistics, consisting of (but, not limited to) content development, timely program communication, award submissions and judging coordination and run of show development.
Fundraising - The Director will be responsible for securing funds to support Education Services initiatives. -You will be proficient in identifying prospective sponsors and speak to the benefits of partnering with the Education Services, maintaining relationships with existing partners to discuss their needs and align them with our offerings, craft partnership proposals, maintain contact lists and follow up with partners to continue cultivating relationships.
Outreach and Advocacy - The Director will conduct outreach to secure new partners, drive awareness of Education Services programming within college chapters and maintain communication with Education Services program alumni.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Set the bar - Bring your passion for development to our student members by providing additional education support for young talent and faculty and creating professional opportunities for our student members and talent pipelines for our partners. -You will demonstrate confident leadership, flexibility, and be action-orientation.
In this position you will develop strong relationships with faculty and other AAF Education Services volunteers across the country to ensure seamless program executions, as well as be considered a reliable source for all Education Services constituents.
In this Director role, you will create a self-sustaining community among faculty and students by providing regular opportunities for engagement, collaboration, and friendship beyond competition. You will also develop new resources to show tangible benefits in AAF College Chapter Membership for all members at any institution.

In this position you will develop strong relationships with faculty and students, corporate members, and partners.
- - - - - - - -Minimum 5+ years of professional experience; with relevant experience in Higher Education, Membership and Fundraising/Event Coordination.
- - - - - - - -BS/BA degree or equivalent experience; MBA is a plus.
- - - - - - - -Advertising experience is a plus but not mandatory.
- - - - - - - -Relationships with universities, is a plus
- - - - - - - -Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook) are required.
- - - - - - - -Proficiency in Database software - IMIS (preferred)
- - - - - - - -Must be highly organized with a demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
- - - - - - - -Must have a very high attention to detail.
- - - - - - - -Able to initiate action and follow-through with minimal supervision.
- - - - - - - -Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- - - - - - - -Must have excellent customer service skills.
- - - - - - - -Light travel is required for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is a Full Time Salaried position with multiple employer paid benefits.
Our office is based in a downtown DC newly renovated office building with onsite fitness facility, parking garage, bike locker and access to a variety of metro stations and common bus lines.

*This position is based in Washington DC and will be a hybrid of in office and remote due to COVID-19.

Keywords: American Advertising Federation, Washington DC , DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION SERVICES - College Chapter Membership and Events, Education / Teaching , Washington, DC

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