Are you looking for employment with a purpose? Join the team at The American Water Works Association! Serving as the premier technical and educational resource to the water industry, the work we do impacts public health. How can you make a difference?
•You can contribute by providing a variety of value-added services to AWWA Sections (Chapters) and Association staff
AWWA currently has an opportunity for a chapter relations professional. Our Section Relationship Manager is a member of our high performing, results oriented Section Services team. Our association management professionals work closely with AWWA Sections (Chapters) to help them engage members and provide solutions to effectively manage their organizations.
Your primary role is to build and manage effective relationships with your assigned Sections (Chapters). Successful chapter relationship management is demonstrated by serving as a trusted advisor and providing consultative services in the following areas:
•Development and execution of strategies, programs, projects, initiatives, and/or training to fulfill AWWA’s goals for its Sections.
•Association management topics to include member value, governance, leadership management.
•Development and delivery of content for and manage major Association sponsored events for Sections.
•Develop content for and maintain Section Services area of the AWWA website and other information and training platforms.
•Monitor assigned Sections for fiscal and operational effectiveness.
NOTE - Position requires up to 30% business travel.
Bachelor’s degree in related area or equivalent combination of education and experience with minimum of two years’ non-profit management or other related experience required. Background must include experience working with volunteers and training/facilitating small groups.
Candidate must be detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and pro-actively meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively manage partnerships with internal and external customers.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook required.
Team Work - balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a cohesive team
Planning/Organizing - prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently
Communication – speaks in a respectful manner in all types of situations; listens and gets clarification
Interpersonal – builds effective relationships by being trustworthy; maintains pleasant disposition in stressful situations
Dependability - thrives in a fast paced work environment
Compensation commensurate with qualifications. AWWA offers a comprehensive benefits package with immediate eligibility and vesting for retirement savings plan with a 3% company match and 6% employer contribution upon hire.
Submission deadline is Wednesday, October 18, 2017
As an employer dedicated to equal employment opportunity, minorities, women, veterans and disabled are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.