Day In The Life

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A Day in the Life – Account Executive

By Melanie Bowser / April 5, 2017

A few of the email subject lines in my inbox today: This glimpse into my email inbox provides a good overview of the variety of issues an Account Executive for a non-profit association deals with every day.  While Account Executives have a distinct role to play in member interaction, finances, conference planning, membership, and committees,…

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A Day in the Life – Association Management Creative Services

By Mike Cooke / March 2, 2017

If you look at what we do in Creative services daily it must look like a bit like controlled chaos. You could see us working on a pop up banner for a conference in our first few hours of our day, a header for an e-postcard the next, then styling a website layout after that,…

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A Day in the Life – Member Services

By Parker Allan / January 30, 2017

I think it’s safe to say that there is never a dull moment in Member Services. If you ask the AMR Member Services team, I believe they would all mutually agree that they prefer it this way. Each day presents a new set of challenges and opportunities which helps us to play a significant role…

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A Day in the Life – Conferences and Events

By Will Engle / January 4, 2017

I think most people would tell you, when asked if planning events sounds like it would be a fun line of work, that yes, they think it would be: traveling all over the country and the world, meeting all types of new people, and having the unique opportunity to see first-hand the fruits of your…

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Reality Show? Nope, Just another Day in the Life of a Meeting Professional

By Molly Marsh / August 25, 2015

I’ve always said that an association meeting professional’s life would make an excellent reality show.  Combine a 15-hour travel day with a no-show speaker; throw in a thunderstorm just as participants leave for their offsite dinner (to which they are walking) and a hotel where the chef just quit…you’ve got a hit, I promise!   …

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