Program Manager, Vegas Young Professionals & Leadership Programs

JOB TITLE: PROGRAM MANAGER, VEGAS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS & LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
DEPARTMENT: LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION OF GREATER LAS VEGAS
REPORT TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION OF GREATER LAS VEGAS
WAGE CATEGORY: NON-EXEMPT

This is a position of the Leadership Foundation of Greater Las Vegas, the 501(c)(3) affiliated with the Vegas Chamber. It provides a wide range of leadership and professional development programs for Southern Nevada leaders at all stages of their careers.

JOB STATEMENT

Under limited supervision, oversees and manages the Vegas Young Professionals (VYP) program as well as Leadership Advance, Focus Las Vegas, and Access Las Vegas programs. Provides a variety of administrative, relationship building, and leadership functions to ensure the financial and programmatic success of each program. In addition to successfully executing events and programs, the position requires developing strong and positive working relationships with committees, volunteers, sponsors, and program customers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/OBJECTIVES

  • Oversees the planning, recruitment, budget, and execution of the Leadership Advance program, a 5-month leadership skills training course that is offered twice a year. This includes working with the leadership facilitator to plan session days, promoting program to a cross-section of potential customers, recruiting to fill two programs per year (Spring and Fall), arranging food and beverage, as well as coordinate graduation events.
  • Works with volunteer committee and Executive Director to produce at least four Focus Las Vegas programs per year. Focus Las Vegas are mini-seminars on topics that are important for community leaders to know. Duties include arranging all logistics and managing budgets.
  • Oversees all aspects of the Vegas Young Professionals program including successfully working with committees and volunteers to create and produce mixers and networking events, professional development programs, and other opportunities for members to network and learn. VYP is for young professionals between 21-39 who want to build their networks, develop professionally, and contribute to the community.
  • Works with Executive Director to produce and program Access Las Vegas, a two-day program for executives new to Las Vegas to help them learn about the region and understand how it functions.
  • Organizes and attends all VYP and Focus Las Vegas committee meetings.
  • Keeps program databases updated.
  • Writes, coordinates, and produces monthly Vegas Young Professionals bulletin, as well as social media posts.
    Ensures events and programs are properly posted and marketed through the Vegas Chamber and Leadership Foundation newsletters, Business Voice magazine, websites, and social media.
  • Ensures that all sponsorship benefits for Leadership Advance, Focus Las Vegas, Access Las Vegas, and VYP programs are fulfilled.
  • Works alongside other Foundation and Vegas Chamber departments to expand audience reach of programming.
  • Uses good judgement and initiative to determine and recommend appropriate action in non-routine situations. Able to appropriately interpret and adapt to policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Systematically prioritizes needs of department and job functions to meet program deadlines and goals.
  • Extremely customer-oriented, service-minded and detail oriented.
  • Teamwork, meeting goals and deadlines, and good communication are requirements at all times.
  • All other duties as necessary and assigned by Executive Director.

 

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Jim Andres at jandres@lvchamber.com.