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Events Manager

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Job Function: Manager
Company: Structured Finance Industry Group
Company Website: www.sfindustry.org
Position Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description:

General Overview

Company Background/Culture

Structured Finance Industry Group, Inc. (“SFIG”) is a member-based, trade industry advocacy group focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market. SFIG provides an inclusive network for securitization professionals to collaborate and, as industry leaders, drive necessary changes, be an advocate for the securitization community, share best practices and innovative ideas, and educate industry members through conferences and other programs. Members of SFIG represent all sectors of the securitization market including issuers, investors, financial intermediaries, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers, and trustees. Further information can be found nd at www.sfindustry.org.

Formed in March 2013, our institutional membership totals approximately 350 members, represented by a Board of Directors totaling 40 members selected from all membership constituencies. Additional leadership is provided by an executive committee, including Officers of the Board of Directors, select Board members and the Executive Director.

While the Membership of SFIG is geographically diverse, with a concentration in New York, the operational headquarters are based in Washington, D.C. – close to the majority of SFIG’s regulatory and legislative audiences.

SFIG’s culture is one of broad inclusion. SFIG prides itself in ensuring that it represents all aspects of the structured finance industry and extensive governance exists to ensure strict adherence to this principle.

To facilitate broad inclusion of its Membership, SFIG encourages its Members to assume an active role in SFIG advocacy efforts by joining member committees and task forces, which are designed to cover a wide variety of topics relevant to the securitization industry. Members drive the agenda of the organization.



Key Responsibilities

The Events Manager will be an integral member of the SFIG Conference and Education team. The Events Manager is responsible for managing the full scope of the planning and execution process for events supporting SFIG’s education mandate, including SFIG conferences and symposia, SFIG’s WiS (Women in Securitization) program, the SFIG Industry Dinner, and various other SFIG Programs.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Working with SFIG’s executive management to determine events that align with SFIG’s strategy and goals; 
  • Coordination with Marketing Manager to execute strategic vision of events;
  • Management of all event logistics throughout the pre-event, event, and post-event phases of planning, including budget development, contract negotiation, registration software, travel arrangements, audio-visual requirements, and post-event reporting requirements;
  • As a representative of the premier securitization trade organization, the successful candidate will interact with senior corporate officers of our member organizations and therefore be expected to have strong communication and writing skills, exemplify the organization’s high professional standards, and still maintain a “roll your sleeves up” attitude in order to support various operational needs.

Key responsbilities:

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and organize multiple projects and duties simultaneously while meeting deadlines;
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team;
  • Demonstrated “can do” and “extra mile” attitude, and a willingness to carry out a wide range of activities;
  • Professional, courteous inter-departmental and external communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills with familiarity with Microsoft Office, email clients, Internet research, event registration software, database systems, and social networking tools;
  • Flexibility with respect to schedule and working hours.

Qualifications and Requirements

Professional & Educational Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Exemplary analytical, writing, verbal and interpersonal communications skills;
  • Ability to develop work plans, set deadlines, work well with minimal supervision, prioritize assignments, and organize multiple projects and duties simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, know when to act independently and when to consult for advice on decision-making;
  • A willingness to carry out a wide range of activities
  • Strong computer skills with familiarity with Mac OS, Microsoft Office, email clients, Internet research, , event registration software, database systems, and social networking tools;
  • Flexibility with respect to schedule, working hours, travel, and work assignments, including ability to work overtime or on weekends when necessary.

Specific Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in events management or a similar events-related role, preferably working in a finance-related environment;
  • Exceptional devotion to customer service, backed by a solid understanding of the diverse participant groups, and related sponsorship goals, within the structured finance industry;
  • Proven negotiation skills;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and experience presenting complex information a variety of formats and styles for different audiences;
  • Strong critical thinking, organizational, and administrative skills, with keen attention to detail.

Education:

An undergraduate degree is required, preferably in Business Administration or other areas of Finance. CMP certification a plus.


Remuneration and Benefits

We offer attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life, Short-Term Disability, paid vacation and 401k.

How to Apply

Please email your credentials, including writing sample and resume to jobs@sfindustry.org. The subject line should read “Events Manager”. Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Local candidates only. Recruiters – please do not contact


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