Monday Morning Speaker:
Roles and Opportunities for Partnership Professionals
Conversation with GARET TURNER
Today's associations and nonprofit organizations are increasingly engaging corporate partners to advance shared goals and objectives. Beyond sponsorship, these new relationships require dedicated engagement and ongoing support to ensure satisfaction and a positive return on investment for both parties.
This new type of relationship has led to the development of a new role in associations: The Partnership Professional. This emerging field combines skills and responsibilities from a number of association management disciplines, including:
- event management
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
To explore this new field, Garet Turner, is the Director of Corporate Relations with CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, will describe his responsibilities, along with the skills and experiences he's drawn upon to be successful.
CASE serves member institutions of higher education, with training and development, advocacy on a variety of issues and understanding best practices for the commonly recognized disciplines in the field of Advancement.
At any time in this role, Garet is responsible for the development, execution and follow-up for 12 or more educational programs. That involves managing and directing, while also stewarding, in excess of 60 volunteers in varying degrees of engagement. He is also charged with maintaining a budget for each program with total revenue goals up to $2,000,000 and expenses up to $1,000,000. In addition to program management Garet must field, report, pass and resolve issues for the estimated 1,000 plus attendees, that attend these programs.
Plan now to attend this timely session to learn more about this new field, including how to prepare yourself to succeed in this growing area.
Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Admission is free. Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby eatery.Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.
Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00. at our new location:
1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.