Communications Manager, ABCP

Executive Director, Inc.

Executive Director, Inc. (EDI) is an association management company (AMC) headquartered in downtown Milwaukee. Our professional services firm provides full-service management to almost 40 non-profit global and national associations, primarily in the medical and scientific fields. Our company is composed of two important teams vital to the success of EDI’s business - Client Services and Support Services.

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Position Details

Communications Manager, ABCP
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Communications Manager, ABCP

JOB TITLE(S) AND CLIENT ASSOCIATION: American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP)





ABCP is EDI’s newest client, and you have the opportunity to help form the organization’s future with a small team of dedicated professionals. Manage projects that relate to the marketing and communication efforts of ABCP including, but not limited to: working in concert with the Executive Director to develop and implement a communication plan to better serve the perfusion community. Help determine appropriate target audiences and institutions, objectives, tactics and desired outcomes. Support the ABCP and Executive Director to help fulfill the goals and mission of the ABCP.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week):

  • Create, manage, and execute a full communication plan. 
  • Oversee content management of the website including generation of content, development of new website initiatives, and general maintenance and monitoring. 
  • Maintain and update Booklet of Information and Policies & Procedures in conjunction with the Board of Directors and committee chairs. 
  • Explore/research ways to engage the perfusion community. 
  • Plan logistics and contracts for Board meetings including hotel, registration, transportation, technology and audio visual. 
  • Attend designated in-person board meetings and take meeting minutes. 
  • Provide general administrative support and serve as a staff liaison for assigned committees including scheduling conference calls, drafting agendas, minutes, maintaining computer and paper files, drafting letters, preparing broadcast emails, and assisting with editing/proofing materials. 
  • Assist ABCP with annual board election process including the solicitation of nominees and providing nominee information to the current board. 
  • Create and distribute newsletters. 
  • Create and administer annual electronic survey and assess feedback. 
  • Maintain calendar of events with CEU approved meetings. 
  • Assist with certificant phone and email inquiries and requests. 
  • Maintain systems for use by committees and Board. 
  • Handle invoices and payments, after Executive Director’s signed approval. 
  • Provide backup for the Executive Director when needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED: Approximately 3-7 days per year.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience in related field. Certification, marketing and/or communication experience preferred. Oral, written, organizational and proofreading skills essential.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifting 20 – 30 lbs. may occasionally be required.

*This position is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI and dedicated weekly days in the office are a requirement of the role.

*EDI requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies and is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized CDC COVID-19 vaccine primary series regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience in related field. Certification, marketing and/or communication experience preferred. Oral, written, organizational and proofreading skills essential.

Excellent benefits package offered.

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