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Administrative Director

Topeka, KS
Company: Kansas Livestock Association
Job Title: Administrative Director
Job Classification: Full Time
Location: Topeka, KS

JOB SUMMARY: The Administrative Director serves as the primary meeting and event planner for KLA. The Administrative Director also serves as the office manager for the KLA office in Topeka.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated success in event planning.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills.
  • Experience in building and maintaining enriching business relationships.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience – preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Plan and execute meetings and events hosted by KLA and its affiliates. This includes the Annual KLA Convention, Legislative Meeting, Ranch Field Days, and other events.
  • Develop budgets, negotiate contracts, and secure sponsors for all meetings and events.
  • Plan and facilitate logistics for all events, including guest lists, venue preparation, presentation materials, catering, entertainment, transportation, decor, and marketing.
  • Coordinate with KLA staff on event and meeting programs that provide value to KLA members.
  • Book travel for staff and volunteer leaders.
  • Manage the KLA office including maintenance and repair needs, secure the necessary service providers, and purchase office supplies.
  • Manage administrative support staff.
  • Assist in answering phone calls and coordinate staff schedules to ensure calls are answered.
  • Serve as executive assistant to the CEO.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.
The Kansas Livestock Association provides a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401K and Profit Sharing programs.

The position is full-time, requires working from the KLA office, and requires occasional travel.

To be considered for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume.
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