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The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. Through its membership, ISSA -Kansas City helps security professionals in the Kansas City area learn of information security issues and trends, which promote education, collaboration, and leadership, and further the information security profession.




The International Association of Security Awareness Professionals (IASAP) is seeking a part-time, work from home contractor to serve as part of a team of IASAP Coordinators. Duties and skills for this position include Meeting Facilitation, Sales & Marketing, and Administration. The coordinator will engage with board members and other customers.

Qualifications:
·         At least three years of experience in the Information Security Awareness Industry
·         Exceptional written and oral communications skills, professionalism, and maturity to interact with internal and external parties
·         Strong meeting facilitation, public speaking, and event planning skills
·         Attention to detail and strong sense of ownership, superior organizational skills with the ability to act independently, proactively and responsibly, and the capacity to juggle multiple tasks
·         Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with current and prospective members
·         Demonstrated skill in negotiating and closing on critical membership sales
·         Ability to keep others informed on workload, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish tasks
·         Ability to use Microsoft Office applications and adapt to other technologies
·         Sales and social media capabilities
·         Ability to travel a maximum of 5%


Meeting Facilitation
Candidates for this position will demonstrate strong skills in the area of Meeting Facilitation.

Responsibilities include:
·         Coordinating all aspects of in person meetings, including meeting host selection, meeting preparation, and post meeting activities
·         Working with host company to coordinate logistics and set up
·         Developing program/content
·         Attending up to three in-person meetings per year
·         Leading discussions

Sales & Marketing
Candidates for this position will demonstrate strong skills in the area of Sales and Marketing.

Responsibilities include:
·         Representing the association
·         Understanding competitors in the industry
·         Prospecting and cold calling
·         Creating and maintaining a social media presence
·         Maintaining/building vendor relationships
·         Develop online marketing strategies

Administration
Candidates for this position will demonstrate strong skills in the area of Administration.

Membership Development duties include:
·         Administrating all aspects of the on boarding process
·         Organizing IASAP Instant polls
·         Administrating, organizing, and facilitating webinars and meet ups

Administration of IASAP Business duties include:
·         Maintaining information for IASAP website and internal share site
·         Performing Executive Board meeting administration
·         Maintaining memberships sales/renewals
·         Assisting the nominating committee with elections


Compensation will be commensurate with proven experience and aligned with the non-profit sector.

IASAP is a fee-based, non-profit association comprised of information security awareness professionals from 40+ member corporations, the majority of which are Fortune 500. Members engage in a variety of activities throughout the year including in-person meetings, webinars, teleconferences, polls and surveys, and a private sharing site. For more information visit www.IASAPgroup.org .

Interested candidates for this contracted position are encouraged to send a resume or proposal to President@IASAPgroup.org .

IASAP is a special-focus corporate membership association devoted to the exchange of ideas for elevating employee awareness of good security behaviors at all levels within the organization. Most member participants are responsible for managing their awareness program day-to-day.

IASAP is a non-profit 501(c)6 association formed in 2012.

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