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Director of Events

Remote in TX, IL, IN, NY, NJ, DC, MD, or VA with up to 20% travel for events & programs

As the Director of Events, you will support the overall strategy, develop processes, and will be responsible for all logistical aspects of planning, coordinating, and implementing all events and programs—large and small, live, online and hybrid…

Director of Membership

Chicago, New York/New Jersey or Texas (preferable) or Remote

As the Director of Membership, you will be the point of contact for 237 member organizations, interacting with them routinely to renew memberships and improve member offerings to ensure satisfaction. Success will be driven by your ability to both engage with existing members and cultivate relationships…

Operations & Development Coordinator

Remote in TX, IL, IN, NY, NJ, DC, MD, or VA with up to 20% travel for events & programs

The Operations and Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the operational planning activities within the organization. This position will be responsible for coordination of the activities of multiple events, development projects, and…

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Director of Events

LOCATION:

Remote in TX, IL, IN, NY, NJ, DC, MD, or VA with up to 20% travel for events & programs

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As the Director of Events, you will support the overall strategy, develop processes, and will be responsible for all logistical aspects of planning, coordinating, and implementing all events and programs—large and small, live, online and hybrid.

With a small team composed of staff and at times contractors and consultants, you will work closely with the VP of Operations and Strategic Initiatives to drive the events and programs that benefit our community. We will rely on the expertise and experience of the Director to make sure event concepts are practical and will produce the desired outcomes.

This highly visible player-coach should enjoy collaborating with colleagues, motivating, and developing a high potential team, and serving as a trusted, creative, and proactive advisor to members of the senior leadership team.

The Director will provide principal leadership for the direction of MCCA’s event strategy. The Director will regularly monitor performance and implement changes as needed while continuously analyzing the mid and long-term future impact of those plans.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead the strategic development, management and execution of all in-person and virtual events including but not limited to conferences, dinners, professional development programs, town halls, webinars, and roundtables.
  • Manage the RFP process for and selection of external event planner(s) and event related services to provide support, event management and execution of MCCA’s signature events: Pathways to Diversity Conference and Diversity Gala.
  • Update and draft event marketing communications for email and social media campaigns and develop a communication plan for the timing, frequency and distribution of those campaigns
  • Manage the nomination and selection process of annual MCCA awards presented in conjunction with signature events.
  • Partner with the membership and marketing teams to create sponsorship strategies, sponsor outreach, and secure financial support for all MCCA events.
  • Manage research, prepare findings, and assist in the evaluation and selection of invitee list for high profile events.
  • Responsible for assisting in preliminary/final program development, mobile app information/upload, member survey response questions/summaries, and overall meeting evaluations.
  • Negotiates and executes contracts with hotels, AV vendors, DMCs/tour companies, and other event vendors. Oversees management and administration of housing blocks, including arranging for staff housing, speakers, and VIP members.
  • Conducts site inspections as necessary for meeting locations (or other meetings) and participates in the site decisionmaking process.
  • Monitor registrations and track enrollment trends for all events and meetings. Organize pre – and onsite registration; train necessary staff and provide supporting materials to facilitate onsite management.
  • Budget development, cost management and financial reconciliation; identify opportunities for cost savings or revenue generating products/services as appropriate.
  • Monitor event safety protocols as it relates to COVID-19 and implement necessary event procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as requested.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, hospitality, or a related field; CMP, CSEP, or PMP a plus.
  • Ten or more years of experience in event management.
  • Experience in a deadline-sensitive work environment demanding hands-on, high energy, positive, and flexible responsiveness to changing circumstances.
  • Adept at using project management systems, including the ability to analyze and utilize the data and metrics.
  • Strong computer capabilities, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat; experience with MS Access, Cvent, Basecamp and Salesforce is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, writing, research, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize, multi-task and delegate to other team members while also providing close assistance as needed
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet and handle challenges as they arise.
  • Creative thinker who can bring new event ideas to the table.

PERSONAL / PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Service-driven: Along with a keen ability to relate to our community and help them translate their needs, you have a strong enthusiasm for customer service – both internally with colleagues and externally with member prospects and stakeholders.

Engaging: You are respectful of all, and you easily build confidence at all levels. You are impeccable with your word and consistent with your follow through. You are effective at actively listening to others to understand their needs. You exude confidence and poise.

Excellent Communicator: You understand the importance of tone and how to communicate clearly whether by email, over the phone, or face to face.

Curious: You are intellectually curious; you enjoy learning and like to understand issues.

Analytical: You are comfortable in the data. You notice trends and ask why.

Proactive: A self-starter, you recognize and seek out opportunities, anticipate issues, and address them proactively by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

WHAT’S ATTRACTIVE TO THE RIGHT CANDIDATE?

  • The Director of Events will be joining MCCA at a key inflection point in its development. The organization operates in a nimble and entrepreneurial fashion similar to the dynamic environment normally associated with high growth startup organizations.
  • This role is remote with travel for events/programs as needed. The primary form of communication is virtual, including video meetings, instant messaging, and e-mail.
  • Travel to events/programs will be required as needed and provides an opportunity to work in new locations such as New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and other cities.
  • MCCA has a strong staff who are dependable, passionate about their mission, welcoming, and willing to work together. At MCCA, you will have the resources you need to succeed.
  • This role will broaden your horizons. Working at MCCA will give you the opportunity to interact with elite partners of law firms and general counsel of Fortune 500 companies.
  • MCCA offers a competitive salary and benefits including medical and dental insurance, 15 days paid vacation, holidays, short-term and long-term insurance, and more.

APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Careers@mcca.com with subject line: Interest in Director of Events Position.
No calls please.

Director of Membership

LOCATION:

Chicago, New York/New Jersey or Texas (preferable) or Remote

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As the Director of Membership, you will be the point of contact for 237 member organizations, interacting with them routinely to renew memberships and improve member offerings to ensure satisfaction. Success will be driven by your ability to both engage with existing members and cultivate relationships with new prospects. There is potential for MCCA’s membership to double within the next few years; they will rely on you to proactively approach target member organizations (Fortune 1000 companies and 200 top law firms), share MCCA‘s value proposition, and engage them as members.

In addition to managing day‐to‐day membership functions, you will drive the ongoing development and enhancement of MCCA’s Salesforce membership database. You will be the vendor liaison ensuring requirements and deadlines are met, knowing when to escalate any issues.

The ideal candidate for this position will bring a holistic, strategic, and visionary approach to using analytics, data, operational excellence, and technology to drive the organization’s membership development efforts. This highly visible player‐coach should enjoy collaborating with colleagues, motivating, and developing a high potential team, and serving as a trusted, creative, and proactive advisor to the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer, and other members of the senior leadership team.

The Director will provide principal leadership for the direction of MCCA’s membership strategy. The Director will regularly monitor performance and implement changes as needed while continuously analyzing the mid and long‐term future impact of those plans.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage membership renewal and all aspects of the membership invoice process, as well as, member onboarding / offboarding processes.

  • Serve as Membership’s point of contact and respond to all member and nonmember inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Implement strategies for renewing annual support of current members and sponsors, including management of member/sponsor communications and promotional materials.

  • Disseminate marketing materials to potential members and sponsors for membership recruitment.

  • Partner with the events and marketing teams to create sponsorship strategies, sponsor outreach, and secure financial support for all MCCA events.

  • Utilize internal and external analytics, membership data, fundraising trends, and benchmarks to develop strategic planbased goals and plans for revenue growth and membership engagement objectives.

  • Monitor industry news and prospective member lists to identify opportunities for engagement. Conduct presentations to promote MCCA’s value to prospective members.

  • Plan and manage Salesforce related contracts as well as budgets and relationships with other vendors as required.

  • Manage the Salesforce membership database to ensure the accuracy of member records and reports while maintaining overall data integrity.

  • Communicate with business stakeholders on request prioritization and planning regarding Salesforce and other membership technology resources.

  • Create, implement, and manage a formal process to prioritize introducing new Salesforce functionality and enhancement optimizing allocation of resources to meet strategic, operational and specific program/division needs.

  • Design, develop and refine integrated data structures to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Create, communicate, and enforce adherence to data management policies and procedures.

  • Provide technical support and training for staff members.

  • Analyze membership data and identify trends and opportunities within the membership. This may include analysis of member retention/attrition rates and other similar metrics.

  • Track and maintain member participation and engagement statistics by creating reports and spreadsheets that clearly illustrate member involvement in MCCA.

  • Represent MCCA at professional networking events and manage exhibit booths at conferences.

  • Perform other job‐related duties as requested.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, or a related field.

  • Five or more years of experience in membership or similar customer‐service oriented role.

  • Adept at using membership database systems, including the ability to analyze and utilize the data and metrics; experience with Salesforce is a plus.

  • Experience in a deadline‐sensitive matrix‐management work environment demanding hands‐on, high energy, positive, and flexible responsiveness to changing circumstances.

  • Expertise in the implementation, configuration, and functional capabilities of CRM / membership databases (Salesforce highly preferred).

PERSONAL / PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Engaging: You are respectful of all and you easily build confidence at all levels. You are impeccable with your word and consistent with your follow-through. You are effective at actively listening to others to understand their needs. You exude confidence and poise.

Excellent Communicator: You understand the importance of tone and how to communicate clearly whether by email, over the phone, or face to face.

Curious: You are intellectually curious; you enjoy learning and like to understand issues.

Analytical: You are comfortable with the data. You notice trends and ask why.

Proactive: A self‐starter, you recognize and seek out opportunities, anticipate issues, and address them proactively by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

Service‐driven: Along with a keen ability to relate to members and help them translate their needs into products/services, you have strong enthusiasm for customer service – both internally with colleagues and externally with member prospects and stakeholders.

WHAT’S ATTRACTIVE TO THE RIGHT CANDIDATE?

  • The Director of Membership will be joining MCCA at key inflection point in its development. The organization operates in a nimble and entrepreneurial fashion similar to the dynamic environment normally associated with high growth startup organizations.

  • This role is yours to build. You will play an active role in the use and enhancement of MCCA’s new Salesforce database, examining what is working and how we can improve our return on investment.

  • The opportunities are endless. With a large number of potential member organizations, you can make a big impact at MCCA.

  • MCCA has a strong staff who are dependable, passionate about their mission, welcoming, and willing to work together. At MCCA, you will have the resources you need to succeed.

  • Their culture encourages a healthy work/life balance. You will be able to leave work at work and will not be required to be “on‐call” once you leave the office.

  • This role will broaden your horizons. Working at MCCA will give you the opportunity to interact with elite partners of law firms and general counsel of Fortune 500 companies.

  • MCCA offers a competitive salary and benefits to include medical and dental insurance, transportation allowance, 15 days paid vacation, holidays, short‐term and long‐term insurance, and more.

APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Careers@mcca.com with subject line: Interest in Director of Membership Position.
No calls please.

Operations & Development Coordinator

LOCATION:

Remote in TX, IL, IN, NY, NJ, DC, MD, or VA with up to 20% travel for events & programs

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Operations and Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the operational planning activities within the organization. This position will be responsible for coordination of the activities of multiple events, development projects and other strategic initiatives. In addition to supporting business operations, this position may also participate in planning strategic activities and timelines.

Specific Responsibilities:

Membership/Development

  • Manage membership database including processing membership applications, updating membership information, sending marketing materials to prospective members, and creating invoices.
  • Conduct background research and analysis for fundraising and development opportunities including grants, partnerships, and various funding.
  • Create, update, and track pipeline of opportunities
  • Perform other job‐related duties as requested.

Operations and Events

  • Work closely with Director of Events in coordination of event and program logistics, email tracking, social media postings and general support.
  • Assist management with the physical and digital office space including managing vendors, contracts and purchase orders.
  • Support the planning of other key strategic initiatives as required.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four‐year college or university required preferably with a communication and/or marketing degree.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Analytical and independent thinker who can manage multiple aspects of a project simultaneously with strong project management and organization skills.

  • Strong skills and experience with Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Power Point.

  • A self‐starter who can anticipate issues and address them proactively by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

PERSONAL / PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Service‐driven: Along with a keen ability to relate to our community and help them translate their needs, you have a strong enthusiasm for customer service – both internally with colleagues and externally with member prospects and stakeholders.

Engaging: You are respectful of all, and you easily build confidence at all levels. You are impeccable with your word and consistent with your follow-through. You are effective at actively listening to others to understand their needs. You exude confidence and poise.

Excellent Communicator: You understand the importance of tone and how to communicate clearly whether by email, over the phone, or face to face.

Curious: You are intellectually curious; you enjoy learning and like to understand issues.

Analytical: You are comfortable in the data. You notice trends and ask why.

Proactive: A self‐starter, you recognize and seek out opportunities, anticipate issues, and address them proactively by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

WHAT’S ATTRACTIVE TO THE RIGHT CANDIDATE?

  • The Operations & Development Coordinator will be joining MCCA at a key inflection point in its development. The organization operates in a nimble and entrepreneurial fashion similar to the dynamic environment normally associated with high growth startup organizations.

  • This role is remote with light travel for events/programs as needed. The primary form of communication is virtual, including video meetings, instant messaging, and e‐mail.

  • MCCA has a strong staff who are dependable, passionate about their mission, welcoming, and willing to work together. At MCCA, you will have the resources you need to succeed.

  • This role will broaden your horizons. Working at MCCA will give you the opportunity to interact with elite partners of law firms and general counsel of Fortune 500 companies.

  • MCCA offers a competitive salary and benefits including medical and dental insurance, 15 days paid vacation, holidays, short‐term and long‐term insurance, and more.

APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Careers@mcca.com with subject line: Interest in Operations & Development Position.
No calls please.

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