Provide ongoing administrative support to Section leaders: Manage over 70 Section budgets; collect and process expenses/reimbursements, distribute budgets and account balances, monitor grant activity and development efforts. Coordinate complex annual Section electronic elections with outside vendor. Enhance member-to-member communications: Supervise Section’s primary communication channels, including: webpage edits, online community Listservs and social media activity. Provide trainings to leaders on content management system, develop communication materials and disseminate branding and writing style guidelines. Help 33 Sections/ SPIGs and 2 committees have a successful Annual Meeting: Coordinate–catering orders, booth graphics and membership brochures, scholarships, awards and travel reimbursements. Actively contribute to the Membership Services team: Serve as primary administrative staff liaison to the Committee of Membership (COM). Work with committee chair writing agendas, scheduling conference calls/meetings and setting goals with the supervision of the Deputy Director of Membership Services. Share responsibility of hiring and managing department interns with the supervision of the Deputy Director. Boost Section membership: Write, administer and analyze membership surveys to yield feedback on engagement/ retention efforts. Assist in developing agendas and presentations related to membership engagement best practices and new initiatives. Update membership database records as needed.
Undergraduate university degree (BA/BS). Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Strong relationship-building and customer service skills. Technology-savvy, with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and other Windows related software applications. Strong attention to detail, time management skills, flexibility and proficiency to effectively manage multiple priorities under deadlines. Ability to work well independently and in team settings.
Preferred: Experience with member-driven organizations and non-profits. Familiarity with membership database systems (such as iMIS). Exposure to Blackbaud/Convio (or other mass email platform), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Connect and Google Hangout webinars, Survey Monkey and Wufoo forms. Experience in marketing/communications/social media, event planning, and accounting.
Salary high 40’s, commensurate with experience.
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:
A writing sample;
Three – five professional references (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
(If you are uploading a pdf document, the document needs to be a file that was created and can be manipulated and converted in order to upload.)
Deadline to apply for this position is June 30 @5 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
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