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Amherst, MA, USA


Department: EMEA

Reports to: EMEA Managing Director

Areas of Responsibility: 

 Position Summary

The EMEA Marketing and Chapter Relations Assistant supports the efficient execution of our institutionally driven strategy with the goal of promoting awareness of the CAIA designation and establishing the CAIA Association as the educational standard in the industry. The Assistant will efficiently optimize internal processes by liaising with EMEA Chapters, planning and coordinating events with CAIA’s academic and associations network, implementing traditional and social marketing methods, and contributing to defining the overall strategy for conferences. The candidate will be part of a cross-functional team and will coordinate with Global Business Development, Chapter Relations, Marketing, and Candidate and Member Relations to contribute to saving costs and achieving optimal integration and communication across departments. Leveraging synergies with the US CAIA Office and offering a local customized service are a part of the mission related to the role.

 Essential Functions & Responsibilities

 Industry Outreach 

  •  Help to build CAIA’s outreach with Association Partners and Academic Partners.
  • Improve coordination with all constituencies including regulatory, academic, commercial/institutional, industry association, and media/press.
  • Work efficiently with various teams to plan and execute conference sponsorships, educational summits, marketing initiatives, media exchanges, and other CAIA Association marketing and program events.
  • Handle coordination with vendors, and work on maintaining costs.
  • Promote the efficient delivery of marketing collateral and gift premiums including managing budget items, purchasing requests, and obtaining necessary approvals as required.
  • Coordinate events including event management, promotions, invitations, social media posts, and onsite event logistics.
  • Coordinate and track materials logistics for all conferences and Chapter events up to 8-10 weeks out and troubleshoot as needed.

Chapters Relations

 Work closely with volunteer leaders in 12 EMEA chapters (including an Emerging Chapter in the Middle East), acting as a point of contact and providing timely and efficient support.

  • Help in executing the chapters’ strategy for Events (drafting of invitations, securing venues, etc. as necessary).
  • Optimize and maintain relations with CAIA’s institutional sponsors.
  • Monitor, assess, and report on chapter activity within the region.
  • Maintain chapter records, including contact information, volunteer agreements, and website updates.

 Marketing & Social Media

 Work closely with the Director of Marketing to support EMEA-focused marketing efforts.

  • Establish relationships with regional media outlets and public relations firms.
  • Help ensure the execution of timely and relevant social media posts across multiple platforms.  Responsible for hands-on interaction within social media presences (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.).






 The successful EMEA MARKETING AND CHAPTER RELATIONS ASSISTANT will have the following:

   Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and two (2) years of relevant professional experience.
  • Flexibility with working hours.

 Specific Skills:

 Ability to work and adapt to a multicultural European team.

  • Passion for data, marketing, and interest in finance.
  • Languages: German is a plus but not required.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent project management skills; extremely well organized with attention to detail as well as follow-up and follow-through.
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, and is comfortable working on multiple projects at a time with the ability to prioritize, as needed.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks, accept directions on given assignments, collaboratively with colleagues and exhibit strong teamwork.
  • Outstanding communication skills and customer-service focus.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and improve processes.
  • Knowledge of media relations and social media.
  • A creative thinker and a dedicated team player.
  • Skilled in MS Office, Zoom, and Teams.
  • Able to manage direct mailing platforms, CRM.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively.

 This role is hybrid, based in the US, part-time 20 hours a week.


Additional Information: 

 About the CAIA Association

 The CAIA Association, a non-profit organization founded in 2002, is the world leader in alternative investment education and provides solutions to specific market needs for education about alternatives. The CAIA Association is best known for the CAIA Charter®, an internationally recognized credential granted upon successful completion of a rigorous two-level exam series, combined with relevant work experience. Earning the CAIA Charter is the gateway to becoming a member of the CAIA Association, a global network of nearly 13,000 alternative investment leaders located in 100 countries, who have demonstrated a deep and thorough understanding of alternative investing. CAIA also offers the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program, an online course that provides an introduction to the core concepts of alternative investing.

Having grown rapidly, the CAIA Association now supports vibrant chapters for its Charter Holder members located in financial centers worldwide and sponsors more than 120 educational and networking events each year. CAIA is also a leading authority and trusted source for information on trends, data, and emerging issues in the alternative investments industry for reporters worldwide. For more information, please visit


 CAIA is an equal-opportunity employer.

Organization Info

CAIA Association, Inc.

Amherst, MA, USA
11-50 employees
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Areas of Focus: 

CAIA Association seeks to improve investment and societal outcomes of capital allocation through professional education, transparency, and thought leadership across all investor alternatives in our industry.


The CAIA Association is a global professional body dedicated to creating greater alignment, transparency, and knowledge for all investors, with a specific emphasis on alternative investments. A Member-driven organization representing professionals in more than 100 countries, CAIA Association advocates for the highest ethical standards.

Since 2002, CAIA Association has sought to serve investors by educating industry stakeholders on the most current knowledge and best practices across the ever-changing landscape of alternative investments.  Through credentialing of investment professionals, advocating with regulators and senior leaders, and developing world class thought leadership, CAIA aims to raise the standards of the industry.  As a member organization, we are joined by CAIA Charterholders in 100 countries on mission to collectively foster a true profession that serves the public good.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
May 8 2023
Active Until: 
Jun 8 2023
Hiring Organization: 
CAIA Association, Inc.