OMNI Human Resource Management

  • Association Manager

    Look East
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    OMNI has been retained by Look East in their search for an Association Manager.  Look East is a full-service public relations agency dedicated to growing consumer trust in the food and agriculture industry. With offices in Gladstone, MO and Des Moines, IA, Look East is made up of passionate individuals with diverse communication expertise. 


    Look East is looking for an Association Manager who will be responsible for coordinating day to day operations of an association as well as managing member and contractor relationships and association programs and projects. 



    Reporting to the Executive Director, the ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills.  Additionally, this individual must be able to manage multiple projects at a time.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Monitors Look East's resources allocated to Association Management to align with contract parameters
    • Collaborates with project managers to develop budgets and serves as board liaison for project/program management
    • Coordinates contracts and agreements for the association, including Intellectual Property matters
    • Oversees maintenance of association website and contents
    • Develops and maintains relationships with assigned member organizations through calls and visits
    • Develops and maintains relationships with program partners and sponsors to maximize the effectiveness of program/projects
    • Coordinates member servicing and member retention activities
    • Serves as liaison to international affiliate organizations
    • Partners with Executive Director to coordinate all aspects of Board of Directors activities
    • Writes and edits reports, proposals, and general business correspondence



    • 7+ years of progressive and directly relatable experience in association management
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study
    • Demonstrated effective writing, speaking and presentation skills
    • Ability to travel as needed (up to 33% of time), frequency determined by client work
    • Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


    • Educational background and/or previous work experience in Business, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or relatable field
    • Previous work experience in corporate communications, communications agency setting, working with agriculture, commodities, or consumer products

    OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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