AMC/Account Executive, Chapter Relations, Education and Training
4 Year Degree
JOB SUMMARY: The Director of the Florida Self Storage Association (FSSA) manages all activities of the FSSA. The Director develops and implements membership growth plans, state meetings, website updates, member communication and all board activities. The Director will work with the team at the national SSA to staff the Fall Executive Summit and the Spring Expo and will assist in national SSA duties as needed. This position will report to the Self Storage Association, on behalf of the FSSA. The FSSA has a $300,000 +/- operational budget generated via paid membership dues, an annual conference and exposition, an owners summit, sponsorships, advertising, and sale of industry-related materials.
• Acting as Executive Director for the FSSA • Developing and managing prospect membership drives and renewal campaigns for the FSSA • Executing all membership benefits • Managing the dues renewals and new member programs for the FSSA • Maintaining ClearVantage database for FSSA • Updating website as necessary • Hosting member webinars throughout the year • Managing the editorial content, production and distribution of quarterly InPrint magazine • Creating articles monthly for Globe Magazine for the FSSA • Fielding daily emails and calls from members • Facilitating all Board of Trustees & Committee calls for FSSA throughout the year • Creating marketing and promoting all state meetings, through direct mail and email • Securing vendors for state meetings and managing vendor logistics throughout meeting process • Planning and managing all logistics for state meetings (at least 2 meetings/year) including onsite • Planning educational sessions for state meetings (at least 2 meetings/year) with assistance of the SVP of Education, Membership and State Management • Securing hotel contracts, menus, audio/visual, processing all vendor & attendee registrations, promotional materials for meetings, hotel and travel for staff and speakers • Conducting Board of Trustees nomination emails and ballots for FSSA • Monitoring financial analysis for FSSA, reconcile all transactions with SSA accounting department • Peripheral role helping management of other SSA programs and those of its state affiliates • Traveling as necessary to state meetings and possibly to 2 national conferences each year • Monitoring legal and legislative advocacy in Florida and working with the national SSA legislative department
Specific Position Requirements Candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in association management preferred. Strong ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities. Able to work independently, be self-motivated, and be a self-starter. Experience with an Association Management System, preferably ClearVantage. Proficiency with the Microsoft Suite of Products. Executive Director is to reside within the state of Florida. Demonstrated understanding of governance issues, including board management and dynamics. Ability to travel within the state, as well as attend SSA national conferences (twice annually). And ability to travel to national SSA headquarters (in Alexandria, VA) as needed.
Internal Number: FSSA
About Self Storage Association
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. Congress 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.