The Events Manager is directly responsible for ensuring that the chapter provides an extensive schedule of events throughout each year. This position is responsible for ensuring that our events provide valuable networking opportunities for our members and produce non-dues revenue for our chapter.
ABC of Georgia has a current staff team of 6 and over 300 member companies. Event attendance ranges from 75-800.
Vice President, Education, Safety, and Operations
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Explore delivery methods to fulfill ABC’s strategic networking and relationship-building objectives and increase net income from ABC events
Manage and execute an extensive year-round special events calendar. Events include but are not limited to Annual Business Meeting, two Clay Shoots, two Golf Tournaments, two Meet and Greet the General Contractors, two Business after Hours, Safety Luncheon, Chili Cookoff, and a biennial Excellence in Construction Awards Gala
Develop and execute plan to hold smaller events in different geographic areas of Metro Atlanta to attract members in different areas. Also research feasibility of holding events in other areas of the state
Coordinate all aspects of events, including:
secure locations and speakers (when applicable)
negotiate and execute contracts with vendors
developing and managing budgets
Setting up events and registration in ABC’s Association Management System, GrowthZone
Champion other ABC team members for events with event prep meetings and staff schedules
Work with Vice President, Education, Safety, and Operations to promote events
Assist Director, Member Services in reaching out to members to attend events, when necessary
Meetings and Education
Assist as needed with planning and execution of ABC meetings and educational classes
Assist President and CEO with scheduling visits with legislators during ABC Legislative Week
Arrange annual Under the Gold Dome visit to GA Capitol for ABC Legislative Task Group
Oversee government affairs events such as jobsite visits, PAC fundraisers and others
College degree required.
3-5 years of experience in event planning
CMP designation or interest in pursuing designation helpful
You'll succeed in this role if you are...
Organized, detail conscious, and able to prioritize multiple tasks
An initiative-taker and innovator
An excellent communicator
Able to take ownership of projects and meet deadlines with limited supervision
Easily able to make contacts and build relationships.
Self-directed and self-motivated
Highly organized and attentive to detail
Customer service oriented
Effective time management skills, punctual and attentive to deadlines
Professional image in speaking skills and appearance
Receptive to constructive criticism and direction
Positive demeanor and team player
Discrete and confidential
Dedicated work ethic with a “can do” attitude
Good sense of humor
Commitment to collegiality, teamwork, and ethical fundraising
Friendly, outgoing and sincere in demeanor
Strong motivation, initiative and the ability to prioritize
Availability and willingness to work outside the normal schedule to accommodate meetings and events.
Able to foster current relationships, while continuing to build new ones
Ability to research innovative event ideas
Possess strong strategic thinking skills
Includes some early mornings, evenings, weekends, and school holidays. Occasional travel within Atlanta required. Own transportation required. Able to lift and pack up items for meetings and events.
The association office is conveniently located in north Sandy Springs off GA 400 at Exit # 6 Northridge Road.
Excellent Benefits Package:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Association pays for 100% of team member’s health, vision and dental coverage
401 (k) retirement plan – 4% automatic matching (without any employee contributions) and then up to another 4% matching for a total of 8%
All submissions will be kept confidential Email resume, cover letter highlighting why you are interested and qualified for this opening, salary requirements and other pertinent information to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia
Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia (ABC of Georgia) is a network of companies and professionals within the develop-design-build industry. Founded by a group of contractors in 1971, ABC of Georgia was established to unite the local construction industry and promote the merit shop philosophy throughout Georgia.
Today we're committed to supporting the growth of construction professionals, in both the field and office, and strengthening our industry and the local economy.