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NARI KC AA Contractor Position Opening

NARI KC is looking to hire a 1099 contractor to help support the Executive Director during a time of transition. We are looking for someone that can contract through December 31, 2022, committing to at least 380 hours (average 20 hours per week) this year. Contract could require more hours or be extended into 2023. Please send your resume along with a letter of interest by email to laurie@remodelingkc.com no later than Friday, August 19.

The role of the Association Administrator will support the day-to-day activities of managing NARI KC. This includes, member and vendor management, general administration, database management (content drives website), conference and training support, board and committee support.

The ideal contractor (Association Administrator) is

  • Savvy with technology.
  • Has a positive attitude (enjoys every day, even Monday)
  • Wants to know more than they know.
  • Is comfortable working in a changing environment.
  • Understands time management and reprioritizing.
  • Organized but a flexible schedule with the ability to multitask.
  • Self-starter that works independently as needed but also part of a team.
  • Finds communication is a key to success even when it is uncomfortable.
  • Thinks through the member experience.
  • Understands data management and reporting.
  • Must be dependable.

Required skills:

  • Scheduling and planning experience required, will consider transferable experience.
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook (skillset could be tested)
  • Previous association management software or MemberZone experience a plus but not required.
  • Understands and uses social media.
  • Constant Contact, SurveyMonkey, Zoom, Canva, Adobe
  • Ability to learn new programs quickly. (skillset could be tested)

ABOUT NARI KC

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry – Kansas City (NARI KC) is a non-profit 501c6 membership trade association committed to raising the standards of professionalism within the remodeling industry. NARI KC represents all facets of the remodeling industry with an emphasis on residential remodeling. Through its various programs, NARI KC promotes training and a highly professional, responsible image of the remodeling profession. NARI KC members must abide to a code of ethics, and they work collaboratively to protect the homeowners from a bad remodeling experience.  For more information call (913) 362.8833 or visit us at www.remodelingkc.com.

Association Operations Manager - Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas City

Are you looking for a challenging and fun position where you can make a difference in people’s lives?

Do you have experience in a small and busy office?

A long-time employee has decided to retire, and this three-person office team will provide a great opportunity for an individual with strong organizational and project management skills, excellent customer service skills, the ability to juggle multiple priorities, experience in office operations and a knowledge of the construction industry and/or nonprofit associations. This team-oriented group is seeking an individual who wants to be a part of an organization, focused on providing excellent service to its members.

As the primary administrative liaison to several local and national trade organizations, this person must have strong communication skills to collect, organize, and disseminate information and reports to staff and members. This person must be able to work independently and carry out tasks with minimal management yet keep others in the office informed as to their activities.

This individual must have meeting management experience as they will collaborate with association staff to schedule, coordinate and execute educational and member events. It also will require someone to arrange catering, coordinate meals and more.

We are looking for someone well versed in the Microsoft Office Suite, the maintenance of and ability to pull queries and reports from various databases, and the ability to use QuickBooks or a similar accounting software. This ability provides the person in this position information to develop and review budget reports and advise staff of the current budget status.

This position also must manage several large projects, including the golf event and several other association programs. The current staff is interested in someone who can detail these projects as well as others in order to ensure a record exists with a calendar that includes other staff responsibilities.

On top of all of this, this person is the first point of contact for the association managing incoming calls and general inquires as well as ensuring the office is managed properly and is well organized.

In exchange, the organization offers a very stable environment as revenue is not dependent on membership dues and it pays well (starting salary will be $50,000 or more depending on experience) and has excellent benefits. And while the position does not offer a remote work style, as a small office we can be flexible with time off.  And the position has room for growth for individuals who are self-motivated.

We want to identify an individual for this position as soon as possible. If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, an application, and the names and email addresses of three references to hcombest@gmail.com by end of day on Monday, August 1, 2022.

Sales Account Development Manager

GCSAA is seeking an entrepreneurial, sales-minded individual who will be responsible for generating revenue through the sale of existing programs and newly developed association assets. The focus of this position will be incremental growth with existing  industry business with a specific focus on new, non-endemic clients. This position will frequently engage with clients to enhance the value of GCSAA, sell our products, services and negotiate contract agreements.

Qualified candidates possess:

  • Demonstrated experience maintaining a large client base with a proven track record of incremental revenue growth
  • Strong sales mentality coupled with the ability to forge strong relationships
  • Professional, poised, mature demeanor
  • Practical project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several, concurrent projects
  • Demonstrated success working in a collaborative team environment; ability to build healthy and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Associate’s or Bachelor's degree Business Administration, Communications or related field or equivalent experience
  • Thee to five years’ experience sales experience
  • Understanding the role GCSAA members play in their communities and the environment, the game of golf, and golf industry preferred
  • Familiarity in a non-profit, membership driven environment preferred
  • GCSAA will place a preference on local candidates or those willing to relocate to Lawrence, KS but will consider remote applicants
  • This position will travel annually to the GCSAA Conference & Trade Show. Total travel is up to 30%.

About GCSAA

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), is a non-profit, membership-driven association with more than 19,000 members in 78 countries and 85 employees whose mission is serve our members, advance their profession, and improving communities through the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Our mantra is simple: Everyone paddles in the same direction, with consistent and equal effort, toward our organizational mission. We seek to hire passionate team members who wish to make an impact on the future of the game and golf course management profession. And the best part, we get to call this work.

If you are someone who is dedicated to making a difference and enjoys a team-oriented environment, GCSAA is for you. From year-round casual attire, to staff fun events and hybrid work schedules, we place a great value on our team members and their contributions both to the association and within our community.

We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. Total compensation package (base + commissions) is $70,000 - $80,000 for this position. In addition to GCSAA’s attractive compensation/benefits package, we provide generous paid leave, allow for community involvement opportunities and award wellness incentives.

Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to respond. Apply online at www.gcsaa.org and select the Careers tab, “Careers at GCSAA.” If you need assistance applying, please email hrmail@gcsaa.org. GCSAA promotes a welcoming and inclusive environment, and is proud to be an EOE. https://www.gcsaa.org/careers-at-GCSAA

Manager, Conference and Tournament Events - Level 6

GCSAA is seeking a logistically detailed Manager, Conference and Tournament Events who will be responsible for managing the planning, implementation, and execution of the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show, GCSAA Golf Championships and other GCSAA hosted events. This position is responsible for delivering first-class, well-organized events that result in a positive attendee experience by creating fresh, exciting, and fulfilling events. This position will also work with conference-related companies (convention center, decorator, audio/visual, catering, shuttle, host city, etc.) and ensure all event sponsorship requirements are executed.

Qualified candidates possess:

  • Demonstrated experience conducting large scale, first-class events
  • Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on logistics and event contracts
  • Practical project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several, concurrent projects/events
  • Demonstrated success working in a collaborative team environment; ability to build healthy and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, Communications or related field or equivalent experience
  • Three to five years’ experience in meeting planning/conference experience
  • Understanding of the game of golf, golf tournament planning and golf industry preferred.
  • Familiarity in a non-profit, membership driven environment preferred
  • This position will reside from our headquarters in Lawrence, KS. Relocation package will be provided to out of state applicants
  • This position will travel annually to the GCSAA Conference & Trade Show. Total travel is up to 10%.

About GCSAA

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), is a non-profit, membership-driven association with more than 19,000 members in 78 countries and 85 employees whose mission is serve our members, advance their profession, and improving communities through the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Our mantra is simple: Everyone paddles in the same direction, with consistent and equal effort, toward our organizational mission. We seek to hire passionate team members who wish to make an impact on the future of the game and golf course management profession. And the best part, we get to call this work.If you are someone who is dedicated to making a difference and enjoys a team-oriented environment, GCSAA is for you. From year-round casual attire, to staff fun events and hybrid work schedules, we place a great value on our team members and their contributions both to the association and within our community.

We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. Compensation range is $50,000 - $57,500 annually with the ability to earn overtime. In addition to GCSAA’s attractive compensation/benefits package, we provide generous paid leave, allow for community involvement opportunities and award wellness incentives.

Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to respond. Apply online at www.gcsaa.org and select the Careers tab, “Careers at GCSAA.” If you need assistance applying, please email hrmail@gcsaa.org. GCSAA promotes a welcoming and inclusive environment and is proud to be an EOE.

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