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Industry Program Manager

SPIE, Bellingham, WA, United States
Employer Description

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 225,600 constituents from 150 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. SPIE annually organizes and sponsors approximately 25 major technical forums, exhibitions, and education programs in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific.

SPIE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

 

Job Description

Description of duties

In cooperation with the Industry Strategy Team, plans, budgets, develops, oversees, and documents Industry programming for SPIE Events and potential new application meetings. Works closely with internal clients for scope, budget, and established strategic goals. In addition, works with upper management to ensure scope and direction of each project is on schedule and aligned with industry, organizational, and event priorities. Included is the organization and production of annual industry award events. Will act, in cooperation with Marketing Department, as Marketing Lead for Industry activities and will contribute effectively to messaging regarding SPIE’s position as a world-renowned organizer of optics and photonics events with strong ties to the photonics industry. Builds cooperative relationships with volunteers and industry leaders.

Job Requirements

Education & Experience Requirements 

Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a scientific discipline served by SPIE, and/or Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field.

Minimum three years’ experience in program management or project management role.

Ideal candidate has experience with the technologies practiced by the constituency of SPIE or have equivalent experience in a similar technical society. 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI): SPIE recognizes that diversity and inclusion drive innovation, excellence, and new knowledge. Bringing together people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives makes us stronger and supports our mission. We offer a collaborate work environment and strive to create a culture of belonging for all our employees. 

Compensation includes:  Competitive wage, annual discretionary bonus, defined contribution retirement plan with additional company match and paid-time-off plan beginning at 31 days per year.

Benefits package includes:  Medical, dental & vision benefits provided.  Health savings accounts are partially funded by SPIE.  Flexible spending accounts for dependent care and dental/vision expenses available.  Employee life & disability insurance provided; dependent life insurance available through payroll deduction.  Many learning & development opportunities including tuition reimbursement & leadership development.

Location: Physical work location in Bellingham, WA. Occasional telecommuting available. Travel to event locations required.

Culture:  Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more. We are located in Bellingham, WA where you will find the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, incredible scenery, strong schools, great breweries, and more, making this an amazing place to work and live.

Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position to: 

External Applicants:

Email:  Recruiting@spie.org
Apply online:  www.spie.jobs
Mail:  SPIE Human Resources, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227

All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  07/8/22.

SPIE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

JOB DETAILS
POSTED
14 June 2022
CLOSES
14 July 2022
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
REQUIRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Marketing
FIELD
Business / Industry