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IIA Career Opportunities

Established in 1941, The IIA is an international professional association of more than 150,000 members providing certification, education, research, and guidance. Our mission is to be the global voice of the internal auditing profession: advocating its value, promoting best practice, and providing exceptional service to its members.

One of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families

Every year since 2004, The IIA has been named one of the Orlando Sentinel's Top 100 Companies for Working Families. The Orlando Sentinel publishes the list annually to recognize organizations in Central Florida that provide a family-friendly work environment and benefits. To be considered, organizations must submit details of eligibility including their core employee benefits, family-related benefits, work environment, employee communication, and training and education offerings. The IIA 's outstanding benefits package, which helped us win this prestigious award, includes a 3% safe harbor contribution and a generous discretionary annual 401(k) contribution, comprehensive health and wellness programs, tuition assistance, generous time off, and a host of other valuable benefits.

A Diverse Staff and Volunteer Structure 

The IIA is committed to valuing and encouraging diversity within its staff, its overall membership, and its volunteer leadership. "Diversity" in a global context relates not only to sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, and race, but also to religion, national origin, and ethnicity. The IIA's goal is to achieve an environment of inclusion and strength created by a diverse staff and volunteer structure. The IIA provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individual and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The IIA will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

IIA Career Opportunities

If you are interested in career opportunities at The IIA, please submit your résumé and cover letter with salary history to personnel@theiia.org. Please indicate the job opening in the subject line of your e-mail.

Current Job Openings
  •   Video Producer

    The Video Producer is responsible for managing the production of all videos from concept through end deliverables. The project oversight spans a wide breadth of video production: from full production of high quality promo/commercials to smaller/lower budget and quick-turnaround assets such as social media video posts. Collaborate with the Digital Marketing Manager on strategy, copy, design, and video departments and lead the production and execution of each video by sourcing, vetting, and managing external and internal partners (i.e., crews, in-house and freelance editors/animators/sound techs/motion graphics artists and other vendors).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Define and manage video production and post-production processes to effectively manage video project workflow, timelines, project direction, production budget, quality and timeliness of final deliverables.
    • Consistently meet post-production deadlines.
    • Manage and act as a single point of contact for all aspects of production including hiring/procurement of talent, location, crew, props, etc. and provide oversight of all associated budgets.
    • Oversee a project calendar for all video projects and provide communication about workload, capacity, production timelines, and deadlines to all stakeholders.
    • Tightly manage video production budgets.
    • Produce a broad range of video projects, ranging from full promotional productions to low/no-budget social media.
    • Partner with account team to create, maintain, and promote successful client relationships; lead all business partner reviews and be co-lead for all business partner communications.
    • Act as a peer leader to promote junior team mentorship.
    • Present solutions, recommendations, and deliverables based on client objectives.
    • Lead creative brainstorming sessions and generate ideas for client video campaigns.
    • Understand advanced scoping and estimate creation.
    • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail. Ensures that all details related to active projects are captured, and that necessary actions are taken in a timely manner.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent, proven creative problem-solving skills.
    • Strong experience with vendor negotiations and budget management.
    • Strong technical knowledge of the production and post-production process.
    • High level of personal integrity and personal standards for high quality work.
    • Understanding current advertising trends, creative production, and editing tools.
    • Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, work under intense deadlines, and quickly adapt to changing environment, goals, and input.
    • Ability to interface with various departments.
    • Must be detail and deadline oriented, with great time management skills.
    • Must be able to occasionally work off hours and weekends as needed.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams from requirements gathering through to completion of project deliverables.
    • Experience developing and managing projects schedules and budgets.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below give further details and are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university in film production, digital arts, or other related field preferred. Five or more years’ experience in video or film production required. Strong writing skills, producing, directing, and post-production with experience spanning a range of projects from low budget to full commercial production is required.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

  •   Director, Conferences

    Responsible for the development and execution of all national and regional conferences held in North America (NA). Specifically, the incumbent is responsible for overall NA conference strategy, including program development, marketing, logistics, registration, finances, and working with NA chapters and relevant headquarters staff.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversee the development and execution of all national and regional conferences held in North America.
    • Actively investigate and develop new opportunities for conference offerings (live or virtual) including partnership and alliances.
    • Develop overall content strategy for NA conferences with the assistance of internal SME task force and external volunteer groups.
    • Manage the development of professional conference programs that meet the needs of internal audit professionals at various levels representing numerous industries.
    • Serve as Learning Solutions representative and liaison to the conference subcommittee, and niche industry boards (Gaming, Financial Services, etc.)
    • Review and approve all marketing collateral (brochures, emails, learning journals, etc.) relating to all NA conferences to ensure accuracy.
    • Collaborate with Vice President, Learning Solutions and internal and external stakeholders to develop, implement, and maintain leading-edge conference programs.
    • Travel to conference sites to evaluate the ability of The IIA programs to meet the needs of the client base. Continually modify program content and pacing to meet the needs of the clients.
    • Assist with special projects as assigned by the Vice President, Learning Solutions.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has supervisory responsibilities for one non-exempt and one exempt position.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent; and five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience as an internal auditor is desirable.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

  •   Manager, Strategic Projects & Initiatives

    The Manager, Strategic Projects & Initiatives provides coordination and support to the Vice President, Research Foundation on various strategic, research, and departmental initiatives of The IIA Research Foundation (IIARF). In this capacity, the Manager performs a wide variety of assignments relative to in-depth projects such as the 2015 Common Body of Knowledge Study (the CBOK study), and other research or operational assignments as determined by executive staff leadership of The IIARF.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide support for the 2015 CBOK study, a global study conducted every 5 years that involves more than 100 Institutes around the world and more than 250 volunteer leaders, staff, researchers, and authors including coordinating translation of CBOK into 20+ languages; managing the CBOK budget and forecast; and working with IT on the implementation of technologies to support the CBOK survey and reporting deliverables.
    • Work closely with the contract project manager of CBOK, The IIARF’s managing editor of content development, and the content development editor to develop and implement a comprehensive project plan, draft requests for proposals for CBOK reports and deliverables, coordinate contracts with researchers/authors, analyze data to support survey findings, and retrieve data to support researchers/authors and other end-users.
    • Work with the vice president to transform the CBOK study to a “Continuous” Body of Knowledge that will be updated on an ongoing basis through various IIA product/service lines, technologies (existing and new) through organization wide strategic planning and implementation.
    • Develop synergies with other surveys conducted by The IIA and The IIARF, and coordinate strategic initiatives designed to achieve the mission and goals of both organizations.
    • Assists in the development, monitoring, and reporting for CBOK and other strategic initiatives which may be assigned.
    • Serve as the essential point of contact for strategic initiatives assignments, as designated from time to time by executive leadership. This position will interface with The IIARF staff, IIA’s professional services staff, IIA professional practices staff, President’s Council members, IIARF Board of Trustees members, senior volunteer leaders, Institute CEOs and their staffs, stakeholders, and others to coordinate strategic projects assigned.
    • Coordinate effectively with all necessary departments to manage the projects, surveys, and initiatives as assigned.
    • Assist in developing the budget for each project/initiative under her/his supervision, working with appropriate personnel on the same. Monitor, forecast, and report back on performance versus budget, keeping expenses within approved levels while delivering desired results.
    • Interface with senior volunteer leadership, contractors, and service providers as appropriate to see that each task is successfully completed.
    • Work in cooperation with IT staff to leverage technology and business intelligence.
    • Identify synergies between various IIA departments to reduce redundancies in surveys, leverage knowledge, and draw connection points from research data.
    • Provide timely and relevant reports to the IIA president; IIARF executive director; Vice President, Research Foundation; and others on progress on initiatives and project assignments.
    • Develop presentations, timelines, and reports to be presented to board members, volunteers, and staff related to overview and deliverables on assignments.
    • Deliver effective presentations and updates to executive staff leadership, boards, committees, and others on progress on assignments.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position. However, the ability to supervise contract or temporary employees, as well as providing leadership to assist others in preparing work as requested by The IIARF executive director and the Vice President, Research Foundation, is essential.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below give further details and are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent; plus up to five years’ related project management experience and/or training. Experience in internal audit, finance, or project management is preferred. Strong editorial skills and graduate studies/advanced degree are a plus. Excellent project management skills, time management skills, budget, and forecasting abilities with a keen attention to detail is required.

    Additional Key Competencies:

    • A well-organized, self-motivated individual with the ability work independently, under pressure, and within short time constraints to achieve results with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Ability to manage highly confidential or complex assignments, necessitating exposure to sensitive information requiring considerable discretion, judgment, and diplomacy as well as practical knowledge of the practices and procedures of the company.
    • Ability to work effectively in a global environment and across cultural boundaries. The Manager should be highly flexible, have strong organizational abilities, and excellent communication skills.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

  •   Manager, Internal Audit

    Internal Audit’s goal is to provide independent, objective assurance and consultative services designed to add value and improve The IIA’s operations and control environment. Under the guidance of the Chief Audit Executive and Director of Internal Audit (CAE), the Manager of Internal Audit will take part in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of The IIA’s systems of internal control. The Manager will also be responsible for performing audit assignments in accordance with The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and Code of Ethics.

    The Manager of Internal Audit designs and conducts reviews of organizational, functional, and contractual activities to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of management controls and to determine whether organizational business units are performing their planning, accounting, or control activities in compliance with management instructions, IIA policies, internal procedures, and external regulations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibilities of the Manager of Internal Audit. The following bullets should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and responsibilities.

    Under the direction of the CAE, the Manager of Internal Audit will:

    • Execute risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as the completion of other audit assignments and projects as assigned. The Manager of Internal Audit, in conjunction with the CAE, will determine the scope of reviews.
    • Conduct risk assessments of business units and/or key business activities and recommend appropriate controls and/or actions to mitigate identified risks.
    • Review the suitability of internal control design and assess compliance with internal control procedures by (1) conducting interviews and (2) examining records, reports, operating practices, and other pertinent documentation.
    • Attend business unit meetings and/or conduct interviews to obtain an understanding of The IIA’s business units’ processes and procedures.
    • Conduct appropriate audit testing and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk.
    • In cooperation with the CAE, serve as an internal consultant and expert advisor to senior management by (1) completing audit or special project requests, (2) reviewing and/or researching concerns and issues, (3) serving as a project advisor, and/or (4) providing recommendations and requested analyses and information.
    • Complete workpapers by documenting audit scope, planning, fieldwork (e.g., audit procedures and tests), findings/observations, and recommendations in accordance with the Standards.
    • Prepare special audit and control reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operational information and trends.
    • Contribute, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
    • Research new or technical subjects when required to support audit or special projects.
    • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with Audit Champions.
    • Prepare audit reports in accordance with the Standards and The IIA Internal Audit Manual.
    • Assist in the development of the risk-based annual audit plan and in the execution of quarterly risk refreshes.
    • Coordinate with the CAE to track and verify the implementation of management actions addressing audit recommendations.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    The Manager of Internal Audit has no direct reports. However, the CAE employs an intern and uses co-sourcing (i.e., third-party resources) to complete some audits and/or special projects. The Manager of Internal Audit will (1) direct and oversee the work of the intern and staff augmentation resources based on the work being performed and as assigned by the CAE and (2) perform supervisory reviews of the intern’s and contractors’ workpapers.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below give further details and are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferably in Auditing, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology (IT), or Business Administration.
    • 4 years professional experience in auditing, which includes:
      • Analyzing data, documenting findings, and presenting observations.
      • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Standards.
      • Knowledge of proper audit techniques, procedures, and internal controls.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to document work performed and conclusions/observations using proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation in a professional manner.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and safeguard sensitive information.
    • Ability to multi-task with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to pay close attention to detail to ensure strict accuracy.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Use of data analytics (e.g., ACL or IDEA).
    • CIA, CRMA, or CPA Certification.
    • Experience in the conduct of IT audits.
    • Use of audit management software (e.g., TeamMate).
    • Experience in conducting enterprise risk and/or fraud risk assessments.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

  •   Manager, Content Development

    The Manager, Content Development for Chief Audit Executive (CAE) Services develops and implements the operations plan for content planning, development, and delivery. This position will provide direction and management of product development and communication of business intelligence and thought leadership to key stakeholders including The IIA’s Audit Executive Center (AEC).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Write and distribute content for the AEC in collaboration with subject matter experts.
    • Direct and provide oversight for product development and project management as it relates to content within CAE Services.
    • In collaboration with other CAE Services content manager, coordinate delivery of all AEC products and content via electronic media (i.e., podcasts, video, blogs).
    • Initiate, oversee, and manage facilitator/writer and edit assignments for all AEC content deliverables via electronic media.
    • Responsible for development and management of production calendar for product development and electronic delivery to the AEC members.
    • Oversee project management for creation, implementation, and deployment of ongoing projects.
    • Research third-party sources to obtain content for repurposing CAE-specific content to AEC members.
    • Provide reports, presentations, and other forms of communications to ensure key thought leaders and stakeholders have any necessary or requested information.
    • Manage intelligence and resource requests from key stakeholders including AEC members, volunteers, and staff to ensure timely and relevant products are developed and delivered.
    • Manage content delivery and ongoing exposure through the AEC website and publications.
    • Ability to market CAE Services’ products and services to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Act as department liaison at conferences or other functions.
    • Administrative functions as necessary such as budgeting and forecasting, marketing and promotion, and financial analyses.
    • KPI/metric creation, monitoring, and reporting based on outlined responsibilities.
    • Stay knowledgeable and current of the internal audit profession.
    • Travel, both domestic and international (approximately 20%).
    • Special projects as assigned by Director or Vice President.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below give further details and are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent; preferably in Journalism, Project Management, Research, or Communications. Ability to manage complex projects within established timelines; results driven and execution oriented. Strong writing skills necessary. Ability to develop collaborative, positive working relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally.   Strong customer service and project management skills with an emphasis on scheduling, expectation management, and project status reporting. Experience with an international organization is an asset to any role within The IIA.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

  •   Account Marketing Manager

    The account manager assists IIA’s business units (internal clients) with the development and execution of marketing plans and strategies, by:

    • Building relationships and working collaboratively with internal clients and colleagues to develop and deliver effective marketing plans.
    • Providing effective guidance and recommendations to internal clients on effective marketing communications tactics against KPI metrics and goals.
    • Providing project management of marketing campaigns through conception to delivery.
    • Ensuring that budgets are adhered to for all projects assigned.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Serves as main contact for internal clients for marketing needs.
    • Assists marketing department with budget input as needed.
    • Works collaboratively with director, marketing services and internal clients on all aspects of developing their marketing plans.
    • Manages the development of marketing plans that support the overall objectives of the marketing strategy and business goals.
    • Serves as a consultant to internal clients, presenting options and providing guidance on recommended courses of action to effectively communicate to target market segments.
    • Follows the marketing project life cycle from creation to completion.
    • Writes or supervises copywriting for marketing communications (advertisements, brochures, flyers, emails, social media posts, etc.); manages through the various approval stages, and prepares necessary items for layout by Graphic Designer.
    • Works closely with production and creative teams to manage the development of design concepts. Works closely with the client to develop, edit, and produce the final materials that meets the expectations of the client request and business/marketing strategy.
    • Coordinates production of items with traffic and production manager. Tracks the production cycle of all assigned marketing pieces keeping the client up to date on the progress. Responsible for the success of the final product.
    • Manages and facilitates the proofing/quality review process of all deliverables within their oversight and reviews all final proofs prior to the release of items for final production. This includes printed and digital materials and communications.
    • Provides available KPI metrics and statistics related to performance of marketing tactics on a consistent basis (clicks, opens, QR code links, source code data, page hits, etc.)
    • Provides information regarding the entry date of each piece to the market to assist business units in coordinating changes in product consumption with implementation of marketing tactics.
    • Collaborates with other account managers to ensure cross-promotion and bundling opportunities are leveraged when applicable.
    • Assists CMO and Director of Marketing Services, with special projects as needed.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below give further details and are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and five or more years related experience in advertising, marketing or a related field in an ad agency or internal marketing communications department of a large, matrix organization. Experience with an international organization is also an asset to any role within The IIA. Must have a foundational knowledge of marketing, strong project management, creative conceptualization, effective verbal/written communication and copywriting, presentation, and KPI metric reporting skills.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

  •   Marketing Automation Specialist

    The Marketing Automation Specialist is responsible for the administration of The IIA’s Marketing Automation platform, Silverpop’s Engage. This includes managing the dissemination of The IIA’s official email communications, as well as the creation of newsletters, landing pages, and web form templates at a global level to meet organizational goals.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Serve as the subject matter expert for using SilverPop’s Engage Automation Platform. Provide day-to-day system maintenance and configuration of the marketing automation systems, as well as acting as the first line of program/system support.
    • Work with internal and external technology partners to understand system functionality and road maps.
    • Design, build, and execute marketing campaigns and components in marketing automation software (e-mail, nurture, lead scoring).
    • Build and maintain HTML templates, emails, forms, and landing pages. Underpin activity tracking and CRM integration. Design database queries to reach target audiences for email and marketing campaigns. Liaison with IIA database personnel to ensure accuracy of results.
    • Work with sales and marketing teams to translate marketing requirements into functional campaigns within marketing and sales systems.
    • Develop documentation, and provide support and detailed training to end users.
    • Routinely audit user practices to ensure compliance with CAN-SPAM, CASL, and other privacy and spam legislation/regulation.
    • Work closely with marketing managers, the digital team, and content creators to maximize program effectiveness.
    • Provide frequent performance analysis and regular status reports, reporting on program/campaign key performance indicators and marketing funnel metrics. Make recommendations that enhance performance results.
    • Manage a high-volume and fast-paced production schedule; build, test, launch, and update multiple campaigns.
    • Ensure that all approval processes are executed appropriately prior to final email.
    • Special projects as assigned by the Director, Marketing Operations.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below give further details and are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

    Bachelor’s degree in marketing, design, website development, or communications as well as two to three years related experience and/or training. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of efficient use of marketing automation systems; experience with Silverpop’s Engage platform is a plus. Experience in an international organization would be an asset.

    Other Skills and Abilities

    Must possess experience in or working closely with Information Systems and Marketing Operations. Must have experience establishing and maintaining system documentation and training materials. Excellent organizational skills; capacity to manage multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously, cross-functional teams and communicate with all levels of management.

    Apply Today

    For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history to personnel@theiia.org.

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