Job Description
Job Title Convention and Professional Development Coordinator
Job ID 674776
Location Austin,  TX 78701
Other Location
Description

Since 1885, the Texas Bankers Association (TBA) has been working to create a dynamic and profitable environment for Texas banks. This environment has provided a healthy atmosphere for the industry, as well as resources and services to benefit bank employees. Our mission is to "meet the growing needs of our members with education, information and advocacy." TBA members benefit from legislative advocacy, a variety of educational offerings ranging from webinars to week-long schools and several publications designed to keep bankers informed of trends, legislation, regulatory matters and others. We are truly a one of kind organization representing all of Texas’ banking institutions.

 

Convention & Professional Development Coordinator

 

We are seeking an experienced marketing professional to help us grow our multiple services by providing exceptional customer service and communication skills to support the following areas:

 

Convention:

  • Develop TBA annual convention budget and monitor revenue and expenses and periodically report status
  • Organize volunteer Convention Planning Committee meeting of area bankers
  • Plan program and invite/book speakers coordinated with Kathy Box
  • Work with Marketing Committee to develop marketing pieces and program
  • Negotiate or assist in negotiating all contracts related to convention including hotel/convention center, speakers, entertainment, tour and bus companies
  • Communicate with TBA Chair and Chair-Elect regarding their responsibilities and itineraries
  • Work with Executive Assistant to the President to manage the housing needs and requests of TBA Board, Past Presidents and VIPs
  • Coordinate the creation of the convention staging guide 
  • Assist banks and vendors with private functions
  • Plan social events and entertainment  including 50 year Banker Awards and Cornerstone Awards events, Board and Past President recognition, golf, spouse activities and Bank Pac functions
  • Assign staff and monitor effectiveness of each function
  • Oversee on-site production of convention, including meal functions, A/V, BEOs, staging, speaker logistics and transportation
  • Coordinate speaker requirements to include audio visual, housing and transportation needs

           Publications:

  • Work with PD department to review current publications and possibly add new titles
  • Ensure publications are produced in a timely manner, are marketed regularly and are priced correctly
  • Develop strong relationships with authors and communicate TBA’s expectations and needs
  • Conduct periodic surveys of state bankers associations, other associations and other publishing houses to determine what titles/topics are available
  • Monitor the success of Publications, in terms of meeting deadlines, budget and author relationships
  • Market and manage banker data entry questions for the salary survey; interface with Iowa Bankers Association
  • Prepare the annual budget for publications 

AIB:

  • Plan, market and implement AIB educational programs to Texas banks, including AIB Online Courses, ABA eLearning Courses, correspondence and AIB on-site, instructor-led courses
  • Mastery of the back-office recordkeeping requirements for diploma, certification and continuing education credits
  • Adhere to the TBA budget in the areas of AIB educational products and programs and the TBA publication
  • Work with members to acquire diplomas and/or certificates
  • Work with ABA to obtain transcript information for bankers
  • Work with college bookstores to fulfill orders
  • Coordinate AIB marketing in Texas Banking magazine and Texas Bankers Weekly         
  • Prepare the annual budget for AIB

BankersEdge:

  • Negotiate marketing contract with online vendor
  • Create and implement appropriate online marketing strategies
  • Incorporate online training with other education products and services
  • Prepare annual budget for BankersEdge

PD Department Marketing:

  • Organize a monthly PD newsletter sent exclusively to HR & Training Directors with an emphasis on current programming for the month
  • Monitor monthly competition reports
  • Develop and run marketing lists for all programs and products
  • Coordinate all Professional Development marketing materials to be displayed at live programs
  • Update TBA website with current PD information 

Resource Sharing Groups:

  • Coordinate, schedule and market peer group meetings for various functional areas: HR and Training Huddles, CEO and Senior Lender Forums, IT Tech Talks and CFO Forums

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, some college preferred
  • Excellent customer service demeanor and skills
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to serve a broad audience of internal and external customers
  • Superior meeting planning skills
  • Proficiency in writing required for correspondence and publications
  • Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet
  • Graphics capability  andiMIS database knowledge preferred
  • Informz email marketing system management experience helpful
  • Detail orientation; ability and desire to produce consistently error-free work
  • Ability and initiative to plan, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with other staff, as needed, to accomplish objectives and meet deadlines
  • Professional demeanor and appearance

Benefits:

We value our employees’ time and efforts. In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a salary, commensurate with experience, and an extensive benefits program including company paid health insurance (including prescription drug and vision), dental insurance, basic life insurance, short and long-term disability, a 401(k) plan with company match and medical flexible spending account. 

  

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