Our people make a meaningful difference in a wide range of diverse industries and professions, helping our client organizations achieve their missions and generate more opportunities for their stakeholders. For the trade and professional associations they serve, our people advocate for businesses and industries, help create and protect jobs, and increase product and workplace safety. Through the healthcare and scientific associations and societies they support, our people help enhance patient outcomes and advance professions and new discoveries that save and improve lives. And in their work with technology user communities and associations, our people help increase the reach and impact of high-tech solutions that are changing the ways people, businesses and future generations operate, interact and achieve new successes.
Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, our unique environment provides exposure to and engagement with accomplished and influential industry leaders who serve on their respective association’s board of directors or committees.
If you would like a chance to have your talents and hard work make a difference, we invite you to apply for a position at SmithBucklin today!
To learn how associations work can provide a unique opportunity for professionals to make a meaningful difference, please click here. The article is one of the trends, issues and developments featured in the 2017 edition of Circuit, SmithBucklin's annual publication.
To learn more about our purpose-led mission and what an association management company does, please click here for the Huffington Post article, From Popcorn To Purpose: Talking Association Management With SmithBucklin, featuring our CEO, Matt Sanderson.
The SmithBucklin Culture defines the heart and soul of our company and aligns the hearts and minds of our people. It’s what helps us attract, motivate and inspire people of great talent and character. As a 100 percent employee-owned company, we recognize and embrace our individual and collective responsibility to nurture and protect the unique Smithbucklin Culture.
To learn more about our Vision, Mission and Chosen Values, please click here.
SmithBucklin and its employees serve local communities through the company’s sustainability, volunteerism and fundraising efforts. We believe service to others is one of life’s highest honors and greatest obligations. Each year, we make our largest contributions through a variety of holiday season Charity Makes Sense events that raise money, secure noncash donations and provide additional support for several charitable organizations.
In 2015, SmithBucklin and its employees donated more than $85,000 in support of charitable organizations that include:
As a company, SmithBucklin is dedicated to growing leaders from within. Henry Givray, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SmithBucklin, notes that “Leadership is the most powerful human force. It can be the spark, fuel and engine to do good, correct wrongs, unite people, effect positive change, unleash tremendous human potential, ignite breakthrough ideas, create better tomorrows and leave footprints on other people’s hearts.”
As part of SmithBucklin’s efforts to build leadership capacity throughout the company, after several years of contemplation and development Henry launched the Leadership Learning Forum (LLF) in 2011 as a purposeful, disciplined and sustainable approach to creating a growing community of leadership students and champions who model desired behaviors and practices. Since its inception, more than 100 employees ranging from executives to those earlier in their careers have participated in the LLF. To be considered, an individual must consistently outperform his or her peer group , demonstrate great potential for increased scope of responsibility and impact, have strong desire for a career in executive management – either in service to a client organization or at the SmithBucklin corporate-level – and embody SmithBucklin’s values. They must also show or have demonstrated a deep commitment to personal learning and growth, as well as a willingness to sacrifice personal time to the rigors and demands of the program.
SmithBucklin is deeply committed to the health and well-being of our employees. We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that address the current and changing needs of our employees.
Health and Wellness Benefits
Retirement Savings Plans
Additional Benefits and Rewards:
Employees will be presented with their specific benefits package based upon their individual eligibility and circumstances when joining SmithBucklin.
I have been working at SmithBucklin full-time (More than 5 years)
- Work on many interesting projects
- You can make a difference in a variety of industries
- Interesting work and they give you access to clients
- Employee owned (its awesome!)
- Need to be on your A game
- Multi-tasking is a must
- Need to be comfortable with change
Advice to Management
Keep seeking out and listening to people the change in dress code and expense polices means you are listening to us!
I applied online. I interviewed at SmithBucklin (Chicago, IL).
Overall, the interview process was pretty simple and fair. I applied for the job online and received a request for a phone screen within a week with a corporate recruiter for 15 min -20 min. It was a pretty simple phone call. Be able to speak well about your experience, why you are interested in the position, how your skills may transfer and why you want to work for SmithBucklin. The following week, I received another email for an in - person 30 min. interview. Again, pretty simple and my interviewer was pretty knowledgeable about the position and gave great insight about the types of projects and potential clients/volunteers I would've been working with.
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