Los Angeles

Advancing Women Executives (AWE) is a fast growth company with the mission to accelerate the careers of women in business to improve the global economy, by providing executives the opportunity to build cross-functional and cross-industry relationships in a safe, locally-based environment. AWE services include events, training, and executive coaching. AWE currently supports executives based in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, New York and Chicago. AWE is based in Los Angeles, CA, but has staff in all other client regions.

Please email us at info@inawe.com if you're interested in joining the AWE team!


Regional Director

Responsibilities 

  • Prospecting and closing sales in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and  Los Angeles;

  • Lead and develop a team of sales and client relations associates;

  • Sales forecasting and new business pipeline management;

  • Strategize about sales and client relations process and services;

  • Conduct Training Sessions across California locations;

  • Host bi-annual events and monthly dinners with AWE leaders.

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to accelerate the careers of women to improve the global economy;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • 6+ years transactional sales or fundraising experience with success negotiating and closing business;

  • Exceptional ability to immediately establish one's credibility with senior executives;

  • Willingness to work outside strict job description parameters, thinking creatively about how to provide the highest level of customer/member service and overall business growth;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Strong public speaking skills and experience presenting to large groups;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Excellent meeting facilitation skills; ability to conduct 100% phone-based meetings;

  • Ability to meet personal and team weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial goals;

  • Superior time management, detail orientation and organization skills;

  • Bachelor's Degree required, MBA preferred.


Associate Director, Member Relations

Responsibilities

Supporting members and managing renewal goals:

  • Lead onboarding and servicing of new and existing members;

  • Create and implement continuous improvement process management strategies for maximizing the partnership and improving renewal probability with members;

  • Responsibility for member engagement with bi-annual events, monthly dinners, executive coaching and training with members;

  • Partner effectively with Marketing for events and dinners;

  • Research and conduct outreach to executives for introductions;

  • Full ownership, responsibility and accountability for achieving annual renewal goals for region.

Administrative:

  • Lead and develop member relations associate direct reports;

  • Ensure that CRM database contains accurate account details and contact information;

  • Update and maintain member spreadsheets;

  • General administrative duties.

Qualifications 

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to increase the number of women in executive management and boards to improve the global economy;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;

  • Exceptional ability to establish credibility with senior-level executives;

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and strong attention to detail;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Strong presence and desire to eventually gain more autonomy in service delivery

  • At least 5-8 years of past work experience in a client account management role;

  • Ability to travel for events;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Member Relations Associate

Responsibilities

Supporting Member Pool:

  • Actively participate in onboarding and servicing of new and existing members;

  • Email and track event invitations;

  • Schedule service and Executive Coaching calls;

  • Research and conduct outreach to executives for introductions.

  • Shadow and participate in calls, visits, presentations and Training Sessions;

Event Support:

  • Coordinate event logistics, i.e. invitations, RSVPs, marketing materials, name tags, speaker gifts;

  • Ensure member participation at events;

  • Event onsite support, including check-in, material/gift coordination.

  • Coordinate Dinner logistics, i.e. venue details, invitations, ensure member participation

  • Occasional dinner onsite support

Administrative:

  • Ensure that CRM database contains accurate account details and contact information;

  • Update and maintain member spreadsheets;

  • General administrative duties.

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to increase the number of women in executive management and boards to improve the global economy;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;

  • Exceptional ability to establish credibility with senior-level executives;

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and strong attention to detail;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Past work experience in a sales position; e.g. internship or part-time job;

  • Past work experience in an office or professional environment;

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and knowledge of Google Apps/Gmail;

  • Ability to travel for events;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Regional Associate

Responsibilities

Inside Sales/Scheduling:

  • Engage with senior-level corporate executive women to proactively schedule and confirm sales meetings through cold-calling and lead generation campaigns;

  • Gather business intelligence on companies, leads and qualified prospects;

  • Partner with Regional Director to create customized plans for assigned territories to support sales cycle success and to drive urgency;

  • Ensure that CRM database contains accurate account details and contact information;

  • Prepare pre-visit materials for prospect interactions;

  • Shadow and participate in calls, visits, presentations and web walk-throughs;

  • Schedule follow-up calls accordingly.

Event Support:

  • Coordinate invites for prospects;

  • Event onsite support, including check-in, material/gift coordination.

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to significantly improve the number of women in senior management and on board seats;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Past work experience in a sales position; e.g. internship or part-time job;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;

  • Exceptional ability to establish credibility with senior-level executives;

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills;

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Associate Director, Marketing and Operations

Responsibilities

  • Developing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and managing all of AWE’s marketing communications strategies and activities, both external and internal;

  • Plan and execute AWE Afternoon Teas across every location;

  • Develop and implement operations and systems

  • HR Recruiting and Onboarding

     Internal Documentation and Operations:

  • Create a user-friendly role/position process road-map;

  • Document all internal role processes, including and not limited to Marketing Associate, Regional Director, Regional Associate, Member Relations Associate, Associate Director of Member Relations and Member Advisor roles;

  • Manage membership lists.

     External Communication:

  • Create a strategy for all external-facing, mass communications, including bimonthly newsletters, event invitations, monthly AWE challenges, brochures, etc.;

  • Execute on strategy by creating and distributing mass communications.

     Social Media:

  • Create a social media strategy across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram;

  • Manage content calendar to attract varying audiences for each platform;

     Website:

  • Manage current website information;

  • Create and implement SEO strategy

     Operations:

  • Implementing operational structure through systems to create more transparency and efficiency;

  • New implementations for entire team include but are not limited to Slack and Asana;

  • Optimize marketing operations through, but not limited to: hootsuite, canva, mailchimp

     Tea Operations:

  • Manage Source Tea speakers and event venues across all AWE locations;

  • Negotiate event space contracts, tea speaker fees, AV contracts, photographers for each event;

  • Determine gifts for speakers and attendees

     PR:

  • Create PR strategy;

  • Execute on PR strategy, including writing press releases, contacting PR outlets, improving profile of company and CEO;

  • Host calls with organizations interested in partnership with AWE;

  • Partner with Member Relations on Member PR strategy and deliverables.

     HR Recruiting:

  • Source and interview candidates;

  • Create job descriptions;

  • Create calendar and assist in onboarding for new hires

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to improve the number of women in senior management and on board seats;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Strategic vision and execution capability;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills;

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Social Media Marketing and Special Events Associate

Responsibilities

     Social Media:

  • Execute and deliver on social media strategy;

  • Create calendar for each platform and build rich content to attract varying audiences for the following sites: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram (and potential other social media sites);

  • Interact with audience and drive engagement through strategic marketing campaigns;

  • Optimize marketing strategy through the use of Hootsuite, Canva, Mailchimp, etc.      

     Communication and Marketing:

  • Maintain membership lists;

  • Create bimonthly newsletters and marketing materials;

  • Complete award nominations for AWE Leaders.

     Website:

  • Maintain current website information and SEO strategy;

     Event Planning:

  • Partner with Associate Director of Marketing and Operations to source speakers and negotiate event venues across all AWE locations;

  • Coordinate the event logistics, i.e. invitations, agendas, inventory, speaker/attendee gifts;

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to improve the number of women in senior management and on board seats;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Solid understanding of all social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Strategic vision and execution capability;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills;

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Executive Assistant to the CEO

Responsibilities

Financial Support:

  • Process invoices and follow-up on Accounts Receivables;

  • Process credit cards and deposit checks;

  • Bank and Credit Card Rec and basic understanding of financial statements

Office Management:

  • Help to manage CEO’s calendar;

  • Book travel for CEO and for staff (staff only for Teas);

  • Maintain office and event supplies;

  • Manage paperwork for new hires;

  • Coordinate internal AWE events;

  • Manage AWE membership lists;

  • General administrative duties.

Organize Team Events

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to increase the number of women in senior management and on boards to improve the global economy;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Past work experience in an office manager capacity;

  • Proficient in Quickbooks and Google Apps;

  • Ability to handle confidential information in a group environment;

  • Strong understanding of social media B2B marketing  on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google +, Instagram;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Effective self-starter and fast learner with strong time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational, multitasking and prioritization skill and strong attention to detail;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Program Coordinator, AWE Accelerator

Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Partner with CEO to set overall strategy and execution of AWE Accelerator course;

  • Create cancellation policy and terms;

  • Coordinate with Marketing to choose, evaluate and confirm course venue and procure all course materials;

  • Update Marketing brochure;

  • Create newsletter cadence and focus with Marketing;

  • Partner with Operations to create, update and maintain website;

  • Coordinate with Member Relations to source AWE Leaders to speak at course luncheons, including speaker prep;

  • Coordinate with Operations to acquire CPE accreditation;

  • Create engagement survey;

  • Coordinate course materials (i.e. curriculum) and production;

  • Partner with Finance for accounts receivables;

  • Update project management tool;

  • Act as onsite project manager for course, partnering with venue to create seamless sessions.

Recruiting and Relationship Management

  • Schedule and conduct course recruiting teleconferences;

  • Add and maintain participant and prospect contact information in CRM;

  • Create and manage participant onboarding and ongoing relationship process;

  • Create internal CRM pipeline management process for participants;

  • Act as main point of contact for participants, including getting all profile information;

  • Schedule coaching calls with Executive Coaches (where applicable);

  • Update metrics.

Qualifications

  • True belief in AWE’s mission to accelerate the careers of women in business to improve the global economy;

  • The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;

  • Successful experience as a project coordinator or similar role;

  • Experience in project management, from conception to delivery;

  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills;

  • Strong interest in business and entrepreneurial spirit

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Spirit of generosity and service;

  • Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;

  • Strategic vision and execution capability;

  • Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;

  • Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;

  • Excellent organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills;

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness;

  • Advanced computer and internet search skills;

  • Great sense of humor;

  • Ability to travel;

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.