Jobs at CAIA

We look for top-quality, dedicated professionals to become a part of our growing organization. CAIA offers competitive salaries and benefits packages, as well as excellent opportunities to expand your skills.

The CAIA Association is the global authority in alternative investment education. Best known for the CAIA Charter, an internationally recognized finance credential and gateway to a network of almost 12,000 CAIA Members who are leaders in their fields.

CAIA Association is seeking a Communications and Marketing Associate. The individual filling this role will play a significant role in a multi-channel marketing operation to assist in meeting common goals for the organization. The Associate will work both independently and collaboratively while providing communications, marketing and logistical data support to the Marketing and Events team, working to inform and improve the quality, consistency, and overall support of CAIA’s global efforts. This position will work closely with the Digital Project Manager, Digital Marketing Associate, and provides support for the Director of Marketing and HQ Marketing team as needed. Position may be remote and will require occasional travel to Amherst, MA headquarters.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Media Exchange management – these exchanges are opportunities for CAIA Association to obtain brand exposure at industry events around the world.
              
    • Evaluate and research industry events with current partners and provide data needed to make decisions on future involvement to Industry Relations (IR) team.
    • Execute agreement deliverables and engage in communication and follow up to ensure both parties are meeting the terms of agreement
    • Add Industry Events to website; engage in email correspondence, track all events in a shared location, ensure CAIA brand appears on partner sites and social media feeds as per agreements.
       
  • Conference Logistics (Limited due to COVID but skills/training needed for future events)
  • Act as primary liaison with conference organizers and Industry Relations team for live industry conferences where the organization has a physical presence
  • Responsible for managing conference details from beginning to end, including developing e-mail event invitations (where needed), promoting events to select audiences, listing events on CAIA.org, coordinating social media posts with Digital Marketing Associate (DMA), shipping materials, booths, and banners (or coordinate with DMA to ship etc if remote), tracking progress, and troubleshooting issues
  • Manage promotion / event invitations and follow up as required
  • Track conference and Industry event progress and communicate progress to IR teams
     
  • Inventory Management
    • Ensure collateral materials are updated and stocked as needed for global use (working with DMA)
      • Organization for both electronic (via online source) and print versions (if located in Amherst, MA)
         
  • Communication support
    • Provide proofreading and some editorial support for email and other communications
    • Recognize and ensure language aligns with CAIA brand
    • Provide back up for social media posting; email content creation and execution; and website content maintenance.
       
  • Database Contact Extraction
    • Use of critical Microsoft Excel skills to provide support for managing and filtering marketing lists.
Qualifications:

• At least 2 years of experience in a fast-paced, multi-faceted marketing environment;
• Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field preferred;
• A high attention to detail and organization;
• Experience and expertise with professional communications/interactions;
• Proven success in management of competing priorities and deadlines;
• Strong communication skills, written and oral, as well as proofreading;
• A good understanding of and adherence to quality control processes;
• Ability to take on new challenges with excitement and curiosity while maintaining a consistent, positive attitude;
• Exposure to databases a plus;
• Must be proficient with Word, Excel; comfort or exposure to Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet, Social Media.

NOTE: Applications must include a letter of intent along with CV.