SSA is seeking a Coordinator to assist with meeting, membership and marketing for the State Association Management division. The Coordinator will be responsible for planning, logistics, and marketing for meetings, education programs, as well as membership functions of the SSA’s managed state associations.
Membership/Marketing/Communication Responsibilities include: Produce, write, edit materials for membership, state conferences, quarterly newsletters, monthly Globe magazine, and state websites. Coordinate mailings and emails to state groups as needed. Answering membership and meeting inquiries via email and phone as well. Must possess advocacy and research skills in order to convey message of managed state associations to constituents.
Meeting Responsibilities include: Develop registration materials and process registrations for SSA State meetings. Coordinate program related support including collection of all session materials; speaker biographies; audiovisual needs and presentations. Communicate with exhibitors and sponsors regarding participation at meetings. Maintain database profile for all meetings and develop and maintain reports. Order all meeting supplies, promotional items and signage. Prepare attendance lists, rooming lists, meeting badges, name tents and other meeting materials as needed. Coordinate meeting content and information on the website. Coordinate catering and logistics for SSA State meetings. Provide on-site coordination for meetings as assigned. This requires travel to 1-2 day meetings, approximately 6 per year.
Bachelor’s degree with relevant major.
Experience with Microsoft Office programs, website content management systems, Constant Contact or other email programs required.
Ability to proofread and edit technical materials.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work independently, set priorities, and manage multiple projects successfully.
The Self Storage Association (SSA) is a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization formed in 1975 under Section 501-c-6 of the Internal Revenue Code. For more than 38 years the Association has served as the official trade organization and voice of the U.S. and international self storage industry. SSA is the registered lobbying entity representing the industry’s 50,000 facilities before the U.S. Cong...ress and federal departments and agencies. The association is also quite active in representation of the industry before state legislative and regulatory bodies. The national SSA is formally affiliated with some 38 state and regional associations within the United States. And with 8 international organizations representing another 12,000 self storage facilities situated in Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America and South America.