Careers

We welcome high-caliber professionals to join our efforts to support and advance American gaming.

Senior Manager, Events

10/19/2022

The senior manager plays an essential role in supporting AGA-member programs. Reporting to the SVP, membership & events, and working in partnership with the rest of the AGA team, this position is responsible for elevating and executing AGA’s events. This includes programmatic support and on-site logistics for AGA’s trade shows Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Las Vegas, AGA’s board-level events, and other AGA committees and groups. The ideal candidate is impeccably organized, has a keen attention to detail, and possesses superior hospitality and customer service skills.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • In-person and Virtual Member Event Development and Execution:
  • Owns and manages AGA and industry events calendar and works with the marketing team to keep it updated.
  • Drives, manages and produces AGA event portfolio including C-level retreats, Board of Director meetings, awards ceremonies, virtual summits and townhalls.
  • Owns event operations and logistics, in collaboration with AGA staff liaisons, for committee meetings, government relations events and PAC events.
  • Manages full event operation cycle including:
    • Invitation list and process
    • Pre-event and on-site logistics
    • Production schedule creation
    • Vendor contracting
    • Program and collateral
    • AGA staff support
    • Event attendance
    • Registration system
    • Attendee engagement
    • Event budget
    • Internal event systems and tools
    • Event survey
  • Manages full virtual event cycle including:
    • Production schedule creation
    • Lead content creation meetings
    • Conduct speaker virtual rehearsals
    • Project manage webinar collateral
    • Virtual event “on-site” troubleshooting
    • Stakeholder management
  • Leads pre-event planning meeting and post-event debrief evaluating what went well, what didn’t go well, what we’d like to add/do differently for next meeting and collecting and sharing member feedback.
  • Reviews and manages the development of event invitation lists, with a focus on quality over quantity; organizes the attendance of key members as appropriate.
  • Produces content for event communications information, including save the date, RSVP, know-before-you-go details, run of show, follow up notes, etc.
  • Manages RSVP lists and communicates timely updates to committee/meeting lead.
  • Manages event speakers pre-event and onsite, including invitation, confirmation, asset collection and on-site coordination.
  • Conducts site visits, negotiates contracts/rates and manages external relationships while engaging internal stakeholders for input and approvals.

G2E:

  • Serves as AGA liaison with G2E Content Director.
    • Manage G2E education speakers and session logistics including:
      • Drive G2E event initiatives by assisting content director on creating compelling event content with top gaming track leads.
      • Manage speaker assets for G2E keynotes and education.
      • Manage G2E keynote sponsorship, strategy and event operations.
    • Collaborates on operations of G2E keynotes and G2E education.
  • Drives G2E show and staff logistics
    • Manage AGA Staff Breakroom, AGA Executive Office, AGA Break AGA Committee Rooms, AGA Executive Office floor plan, A/V, furniture rental and food and beverage.
    • Manage AGA Master Schedule.
    • Manage AGA Room Block.

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Event certification preferred.
  • Minimum three years of experience leading meetings and events.
  • Association management and/or gaming industry experience is a plus.

Skills:

  • Exceptional event logistics and project management.
  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail required.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to juggle multiple, shifting priorities.
  • History of successfully managing internal and external partners, staying on time and on budget, while meeting goals.
  • Effortlessly adjust to changing priorities, and balance short-term deliverables with long-term strategic goals while producing a high-caliber work product.
  • Results-oriented and strong self-management skills.
  • Team player who thrives in a high-energy, multitask and collaborative work environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat Pro, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Willingness to learn, grow and have fun.

Spring 2023 Marketing & Communications Intern

10/31/2022

As a member of the strategic communications team, the marketing and communications intern will support and assist in the day-to-day activities of the department. This position reports to the director, marketing and collaborates across the AGA to assist in the overall marketing and communications strategy.

Critical Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in executing the association marketing strategy by helping maintain brand consistency across marketing materials, writing email and social media copy, updating graphics, and proofing design projects.
  • Build and proofread association marketing emails in ActiveCampaign.
  • Review and proofread event marketing materials for Global Gaming Expo.
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations for staff.
  • Collect materials and data necessary for strategic initiatives.
  • Assist in reviewing articles and building out the daily AGA Clips email.
  • Other marketing and communications duties as assigned.
 
Experience
  • Rising junior, senior or graduate student at an accredited college or university.
  • Self-starter who can work independently, complete projects with little supervision, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Prior marketing intern experience in an office environment.
Skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Capable writer, editor and proofreader.
  • Basic understanding of marketing and communications principles.