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Global Education Coordinator (full time)

Priority Deadline: Friday, May 13, 2022

The International Relations Council, a Kansas City nonprofit membership organization, seeks a full-time global education coordinator to support the development of global literacy in area K-12 students. The position will be responsible for the planning, execution, and evaluation of the IRC’s two annual signature events for K-12 students, growing relationships with  area schools and districts, and supporting the development of additional initiatives. This position reports to the executive director.

More information and application instructions are available on the IRC's website and in this PDF.

Senior Manager, CGCS Certification

GCSAA is seeking a passionate, competent and professional individual to provide leadership, oversight and guidance to GCSAA’s flagship certifications, the Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) and Certified Turf Equipment Manager (CTEM). This position is responsible for determing applicant eligibility, exam design and administration, attesting procedures, processing renewal applications and marketing and recognition to elevate the program. In addition, this position will develop excellent relationships with existing applicants as well as proactively identify and cultivate relationships with other qualifying members.

Qualified candidates possess:

  • Extensive knowledge managing a certification program with a demonstrated track record of sustained growth in the program preferred
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills; personable, professional personality with the ability to build rapport within a diverse membership, including the Board of Directors and other highly engaged members
  • Practical project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several, concurrent projects
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years experience working in an association or membership-driven organization. Consideration will also be given to applicants who have personally participated in and obtained certification.
  • Familiarity in a non-profit, membership driven environment preferred
  • Experience with adult education and/or training, developing Job Task Analysis (JTA), and competency-based curriculums 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, and speak/teach at select turf events regarding the CGCS program

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 enhance 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.

We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. Compensation range is $60,000 - $70,000 annually. In addition to GCSAA’s attractive compensation/benefits package, we provide generous paid leave, allow for community involvement opportunities and provide a hybrid work schedule.

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 wellness incentives, we place a great value on our team members and their contributions both to the association and within our community.

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.

Membership Manager

Location: Kansas City/Virtual

Type: Full Time

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Classification: Exempt

Salary: $64,000 - $72,000

About NLGI

NLGI is a virtual, global, not-for-profit trade association, primarily composed of companies who manufacture and market all types of lubricating grease. Membership is by company rather than by individual. It is the Mission of NLGI to provide resources relevant to the needs of the global grease community. NLGI’s Vision is to be recognized as the premier source of support to consumers, researchers, manufacturers, suppliers, marketers and other key stakeholders of the worldwide lubricating grease industry.

About the Role

The Membership Manager is responsible for membership recruitment, retention and engagement. Day-to-day activities include developing, implementing, and executing strategic plans for membership services and introducing new approaches to increase efficiencies and achieve better outcomes, developing and maintaining relationships with members, member visits, encouraging engagement, committee management and high-profile projects include ownership of membership database, developing and executing new member engagement strategies, maintaining membership data, etc.

Membership Manager will assist with project management during all phases of assigned membership projects, as well as independently manage their own projects. Responsibilities include comprehensive project management within deadline requirements and attention to detail, working closely as the staff liaison with volunteer groups and affiliated organizations, and assist with project details for research, membership, staff and governance support.

The Membership Manager must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional organizational skills and the ability to independently manage multiple priorities with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision. The qualified candidate should possess strong association membership strategy acumen, exceptional interpersonal skills, maturity, good judgment, and extraordinary collaboration techniques. Experience delivering high performance membership recruitment, engagement, and retention programs is highly desired. This position reports to the Executive Director.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be performance driven, enthusiastic, self-motivated with a strong member service focus.
  • Motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to handle self-driven projects efficiently.
  • Be an innovator. Have the skill to come up with exciting ideas and the will to develop them.
  • Have time management, prioritization and organization skills, attentiveness, accuracy, and detail-orientation.
  • Demonstrate emotional intelligence, exceptional independent judgment, and initiative.
  • Possess strong relationship-building acumen.
  • Be self-motivated to do your best and consistently achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Be highly adaptable. Enjoy change and commit to being a catalyst for it.

Essential Functions

  • Works with members/volunteers to grow, retain, and engage each membership type while implementing value-added member programs.
  • With direction from the Executive Director, provides project/program management that meet organizational goals.
  • Manage the onboarding of new members to ensure awareness and understanding of member benefits and services.
  • Builds and implements onboarding and engagement plans that support growth and retention of members.
  • Produces a high level of customer service, respond to requests, resolve problems, and answer questions from members, prospective members, and non-members.
  • Design effective tools, processes, and messages to demonstrate the value proposition to current and potential members and ensure that all stakeholder material clearly communicates this message.
  • Management of the annual membership dues renewal process, including working with internal committees as well as developing and executing key communications.
  • Maintains membership data, including database management, prospect lists and analysis reports.
  • Strong work ethic; attention to detail; proactive; ability to respond quickly to time-sensitive requests from members; ability to effectively manage competing priorities, schedules and deadlines for ongoing initiatives.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Educational Background– Bachelor’s degree in related field or three to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Work Experience– 3 years’ minimum experience in a membership or project management role required. Prior experience in a non-profit association, specifically in a membership role with recruitment and retention, is a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficiency with client management database program(s) or comparable equivalent is required.

Physical/Travel Abilities

  • Attendance at NLGI Annual Meeting is required (7-8 days)
  • Some travel and weekend work might be necessary to fulfill the position’s responsibilities including member visits and/or other NLGI meetings/events (approx. 12-20 days per year).
  • Some occasional light lifting.

Compensation:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A full benefits package is provided to all NLGI staff members.

What’s in it for Me?:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • SEP IRA plan
  • 100% remote employee
  • Professional development support

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume with an introduction letter to crystal@nlgi.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications without an introduction letter will not be considered.

NLGI requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC unless a religious or medical exemption is granted.

NLGI does not tolerate any forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, socioeconomic status and socioeconomic origins, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, health conditions, political affiliation, marital status, domestic status, parental status, or any other applicable basis proscribed by law. We prioritize cultivating an inclusive workplace where collaboration and creativity are encouraged and employees excel based on merit and job performance. NLGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Marketing and Communications Manager

Location: Kansas City/Virtual

Type: Full Time

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Classification: Exempt

Salary: $70,000 - $75,000

About NLGI

NLGI is a virtual, global, not-for-profit trade association, primarily composed of companies who manufacture and market all types of lubricating grease. Membership is by company rather than by individual. It is the Mission of NLGI to provide resources relevant to the needs of the global grease community. NLGI’s Vision is to be recognized as the premier source of support to consumers, researchers, manufacturers, suppliers, marketers and other key stakeholders of the worldwide lubricating grease industry.

About the Role:

We’re seeking a highly collaborative marketing professional who will help deliver the right messages to attract and retain members and customers. As a member of our team, you will develop a deep understanding of the industry we serve, our members and prospects, and how the association helps solve member problems.

You will plan, develop and implement a broad range of activities, including email campaigns, promotional collateral, member only newsletter, website marketing, and other marketing efforts. You will ensure new and existing offerings are communicated effectively and provide marketing data and analysis. Not only do you communicate to members, you also learn directly from them about their pain points so we can understand and respond to their needs.

Qualified candidate will be someone who takes initiative, has strong written and verbal communication skills, social media experience, copy-writing abilities, project management skills and precise attention to detail. You will implement strategies to effectively communicate the value we bring to members. You will track and report on marketing metrics to support planning and decision making. You are responsible for making sure that content and creative are aligned with the association’s business and marketing strategies. You will write content including LinkedIn posts, email, marketing collateral, and newsletter content; and update our website and meta descriptions. This position reports to the Executive Director.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communications skills with acute attention to detail.
  • Have strong copywriting, editing and proofreading skills
  • Solid knowledge of social media platforms and a desire to keep abreast of marketing trends
  • Be a collaborative problem solver who is always looking for creative solutions.
  • Produce the ability to translate strategies and ideas into execution
  • Produce the ability to track, analyze, and report marketing data.
  • Be proficient user of MS Office and social media platforms such as LinkedIn, who can quickly learn how to use new tools and technology.
  • Be performance driven, enthusiastic, self-motivated with a strong marketing focus.
  • Motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to handle self-driven projects efficiently.
  • Be an innovator. Have the skill to come up with exciting ideas and the will to develop them.
  • Bring new energy, fresh thinking, and innovative ideas to the marketing strategy and the implementation of marketing tactics.
  • Ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines
  • Have time management, prioritization and organization skills, attentiveness, accuracy, and detail-orientation.
  • Demonstrate emotional intelligence, exceptional independent judgment, and initiative.
  • Possess strong relationship-building acumen.
  • Be self-motivated to do your best and consistently achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Be highly adaptable. Enjoy change and commit to being a catalyst for it.
  • Strong, proactive approach and shows initiative in order to complete projects.
  • Excellent creative problem-solving abilities with a high degree of confidence in decision-making.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrated knowledge of marketing process, including strategy, project management, research, planning, promotion, execution, and evaluation
  • Plans, develops, and executes multichannel marketing initiatives that communicate NLGI’s product offerings and membership value.
  • Writes creative, effective marketing pieces that communicate the quality and benefits of NLGI products.
  • Plan, write and execute holistic marketing campaigns to audience segments including current members and prospects. Includes coordinating visual elements that support marketing efforts.
  • Analyze and report campaign results through open and response rates and click-through rates. Utilize SEO data to improve or identify process improvements.
  • Work with graphic designer on design of email, social media and print strategies.
  • Work with outside vendor on video marketing campaigns and execution.
  • Committee management
  • Executes marketing elements of partnership agreements with other industry associations.
  • Produces member only e-newsletter
  • Maintains website updates
  • Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Ensure content is informative, appealing and aligns with NLGI’s key messaging
  • Identify cross-marketing opportunities.
  • Maintains marketing schedules across programs and projects.
  • Prepares marketing materials for promotional use at conferences and events.
  • Develops and refines automated email campaigns that move prospects and members through the membership journey.
  • Manages the creation and updating of print and digital membership materials.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Educational Background – Bachelor’s degree in related field or five years of progressive marketing experience, preferably within the nonprofit space
  • Work Experience– 3 years’ minimum experience in a marketing or project management role required. Prior experience in a non-profit association, specifically in a marketing role with recruitment and retention, is a plus. Knowledge of WordPress, Constant Contact and LinkedIn is required. Knowledge Microsoft Office and proficiency with client management database program(s) or comparable equivalent is required.

Physical/Travel Abilities

  • Attendance at NLGI Annual Meeting is required (7-8 days)
  • Some travel and weekend work might be necessary to fulfill the position’s responsibilities including member visits and/or other NLGI meetings/events (approx. 3-12 days per year).
  • Some occasional light lifting.

Compensation:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A full benefits package is provided to all NLGI staff members.

What’s in it for Me?:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • SEP IRA plan
  • 100% remote employee
  • Professional development support

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume with an introduction letter to crystal@nlgi.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications without an introduction letter will not be considered.

NLGI requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC unless a religious or medical exemption is granted.

NLGI does not tolerate any forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, socioeconomic status and socioeconomic origins, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, health conditions, political affiliation, marital status, domestic status, parental status, or any other applicable basis proscribed by law. We prioritize cultivating an inclusive workplace where collaboration and creativity are encouraged and employees excel based on merit and job performance. NLGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Marketing & Social Media Manager

Location: Remote

ASET Marketing, Website, and Social Media Manager

The Manager leads the overall marketing planning and execution for ASET, The Neurodiagnostic Society, a 501(c)(6) non-profit membership association of 7,500+ healthcare Neurodiagnostic professionals and ten staff. This position requires a broad association or non-profit marketing background combined with a high degree of organization, an ability to manage multiple projects efficiently to meet tight deadlines, with proven skills in project management in a busy environment, strong writing, social media, analytical skills and sound judgment. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively with staff, members, partners and colleagues holding a wide variety of positions within ASET.

Position Responsibilities

The Manager creates and executes ASET’s marketing activities for the Society’s events, programs, and services and builds awareness of the profession through appropriate branding initiatives. Designs and produces in house promotions to include but not limited to email campaigns, website postings, house ads, quarterly e-newsletter, and various product/service/event promotions. Manages Society’s webpage design and content. Sells exhibit space, sponsorships, and advertising for Society’s events, programs and services. Serves as administrator of the Society’s social media accounts and content with assistance from the Project Manager. Within the limits of the bylaws, policies and approved budget, the Marketing & Social Media Manager is responsible for the duties below and other functions as assigned:

Marketing/Promotions/Branding

  • Plan and implement an integrated marketing campaign spanning organic and paid social media, email, SEO, tradeshows, and more for different initiatives
  • Track, measure, and report key performance indicators (KPIs) of marketing campaigns and prepare monthly and quarterly reports
  • Manage and maintain the Society's website by working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with staff to write and distribute the monthly newsletter
  • Develop and implement a brand strategy in line with the strategic plans of the Society
  • Create brand-compliant, creative content, including flyers, brochures, resource catalogs, digital collaterals, and more.
  • Lead the implementation of the Annual Conference virtual event platform
  • Designs and produces all promotions for Society activities and services through website, email, traditional channels, multi-media, tradeshows and social media. Plan should support the tactics and milestones identified in the Society’s strategic plans of work.
  • Overall responsibility for design and maintenance of Society’s website. Works with other staff to ensure information is up-to-date and

Sales/Exhibit/Sponsors

  • Develop the media kit and conference sponsorship prospectus
  • Solicits and secures exhibitors and sponsors for various events and promotional/advertising/branding opportunities including:
    • Annual conference and app, including all exhibitor registration activities. Works with Exhibit Contractor on overall hall layout and branding. Maintains database of exhibitor and sponsor prospects
    • Solicits and secures advertisers and sponsorships for Society’s website, newsletter, broadcast emails and other bundled third-party marketing opportunities. Updates the Society’s sponsorship kit annually
  • Serve as the primary contact with third-party provider of Society’s Career Center; coordinators with third-party provider on marketing of Career Center to members and prospective employers

Other Duties

  • Serves as staff liaison to Marketing Committee and other committees as assigned by Executive Director
  • Lead the development and execution of Neurodiagnostic Week in collaboration with the Marketing Committee
  • Coordinates ASET exhibits, which may include on-site exhibit booth staffing and management
  • Prepares and distributes press releases to appropriate entities to increase exposure of the Society’s programs and services and of the profession
  • Assists with other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum 3-year’s experience in a marketing or communications role with a nonprofit, medical organization and/or membership association
    • Neurodiagnostic background is a plus
  • Comprehensive marketing skillset.
  • A fundamental understanding and application of graphic design and copywriting skills. This position is responsible for creating basic graphic design materials including print and online promotional materials, e-newsletters, in house advertisements, and other collateral
  • Expertise in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Product sales/marketing/promotion, branding, social media marketing, graphic design and layout, exhibit and tradeshow management, webpage content management
  • Excellent written and verbal marketing skills, to include strong copywriting and proofreading abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, communications, or a related field required

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual capable of managing multiple projects independently with tight timeframes in coordination with other individuals including staff and members. Will have the ability to provide exemplary service and very strong communication skills.

BENEFITS

ASET offers a full healthcare benefits package plus paid time off and a company sponsored retirement program. The position requires some travel, including travel to the ASET Annual Conference each August.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U. S. on an unrestricted basis.

To express your interest in the position, send your cover letter, resume and salary expectations by email to kevin@aset.org.

We thank all respondents for their interest in ASET. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range: $60,000-$65,000/yr

Membership & Engagement Coordinator (full time)
Priority Deadline: Wednesday, March 9, 2022

The International Relations Council, a Kansas City nonprofit membership organization, seeks a full-time membership and engagement coordinator. The position will be responsible for supporting individual and organizational member recruitment, recognition, retention, and records and the meaningful engagement of individual members and individuals affiliated with IRC organizational members. This position reports to the executive director.

More information and application instructions are available on the IRC's website and in this PDF.

NAPCRG Operations Coordinator

Job Description – 100% Time

Reports To: NAPCRG Manager, Operations and Program Administration and the Conference Director

General Description: The Operations Coordinator position supports the membership and
meeting/event operations of NAPCRG, a global primary care research association. This position assists
with regular membership efforts, meeting and conference coordination, and administrative duties, all
of which require interacting with multiple systems and platforms. The responsibilities of this position
include the following:

MEMBERSHIP SUPPORT

  • Regularly interact with members in answering questions or providing information or direction
  • Process payments, update member records, and execute other membership-related customer
    service actions using Salesforce
  • Ensure the accuracy of records and data in the database and demonstrate an understanding of
    database functionality.
  • Monitor the NAPCRG general email inbox

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Board of Directors Support

  • Support the Executive Director in preparing and disseminating board materials, including
    related communications and follow-up
  • Support the Executive Director with Board meeting logistics and scheduling meetings.
  • Coordinate recognition gifts and certificates for outgoing board members
  • Process Board expense reports and reimbursements
    Committee and Program Support
  •  Provide ongoing administrative support of various committees and programs
  •  Recordkeeping, scheduling meetings, recording and/or coordinating meeting minutes, website
    updates, and promotion
  • Coordinate all outgoing committee member recognition (certificates)
  •  Assist the Manager in tracking the terms of volunteer leaders (committee members, Board of
    Directors)

WEB SUPPORT

  • Assist with website content updates and monitor for consistency and accuracy
  • Assist with NAPCRG Connect postings, maintenance, and general inquiries
  • Maintain NAPCRG YouTube page
  • Assist with the creation, dissemination, and collection of surveys

MEETING SUPPORT

  • Coordinate all shipping arrangements to annual meeting location
  • Prepare continuing medical education (CME) application
  • Process registrations and provide customer service at conferences including all registration
    related items, process registrations, prepare badges/envelopes, managing onsite registration
    desk, etc.
  • Support as needed with conference systems activities including call for papers process,
    presenter assistance, and abstract updates all which require proficiency with the internal
    conference administration system
  • Assist with conference planning and coordination activities including but not limited to logistics,
    speaker support, moderator arrangements, scheduling, vendor management, and other duties
    as needed
  • Provide administrative support in preparing event fundraising/sponsorship agreements and in
    ensuring that deliverables are fulfilled.
  • Support meetings, conferences, and ancillary activities onsite such as dinners, receptions, and
    social activities, as needed.

OTHER

  • Schedule and attend NAPCRG staff meetings, as needed
  • Coordinate project tasks with team members, as needed
  • Perform such other duties as assigned
  • Some travel may be required

REQUISITE COMPETENCIES

  • Must possess excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Experience with virtual conferencing technology (Zoom, MS Teams, WebEx)
  • A self-starter with the willingness to learn new technology, systems, and implement efficient
    standards and processes
  • Familiarity with membership database software; Salesforce experience preferred
  • Demonstrates excellent people skills, positive attitude, and patience
  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision with a high level of efficiency and accuracy
  • Highly organized individual who effectively prioritizes time and activities when receiving
    direction from multiple project leads
  • Highly proficient computer skills, particularly with MS Word, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint,
    Adobe Acrobat, and basic HTML
  • Association experience preferred
  • Experience and high comfortable level working in a virtual environment

Think you’re a great fit? Send your resumé along with a cover letter explaining why you would be an
asset to the team to napcrgoffice@napcrg.org

Member Engagement and Event Specialist

Position Summary

COMPANY SUMMARY: The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® located in Leawood, Kansas is seeking a Member Engagement and Event Specialist. The Association, and its wholly owned subsidiary Heartland MLS, serves approximately 13,000 members throughout a 39-county area in Kansas and Missouri.

The Member Engagement and Event Specialist, working closely with member volunteers and committees, plans and executes events for over 13,000 members of KCRAR and Heartland MLS. Responsibilities also include serving as staff liaison to committees that help coordinate events, and ensuring events are successful and cost effective.  The Member Engagement and Event Specialist is responsible for facilitating the on-boarding process for new Affiliate/Industry Partners and securing annual sponsorships.

Responsibilities and Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Serve as staff liaison with committees and task forces assigned; schedule meetings, minutes and providing appropriate follow-up.
  • Coordinate with volunteers to plan events in a 9-county area.
  • Negotiate venue, food/beverage, audio visual contracts. Book speakers and manage vendor relations.
  • Work closely with Communication Dept. to create, promote and implement event marketing.
  • Secure annual sponsorships and manage the Corporate Affiliate and Individual Affiliate members.
  • Expand Affiliate base to include a wide range of service providers.
  • Provide project management and monitor timelines and deadlines related to all aspects of events and communicate with staff, volunteers, vendors, and members.
  • Coordinate volunteers and staff to execute and evaluate events ensuring improvement and quality customer service.
  • Provide follow-up for sponsors, members, and guests as needed post event.
  • Develop and work within budgets.
  • Manage multiple tasks, while maintaining excellent customer support and prioritizes duties accordingly.
  • Assist members registering for events.
  • Work with Accounting Department to invoice members and pay for event services.
  • Create positive experiences for members participating in events, committee

Education/Experience:

Experience in event planning, contract negotiation, working with volunteers, and knowledge of marketing fundamentals.

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualified candidates should forward resumes to perryc@kcrar.com

Membership Manager

The Builders’ Association is seeking a Membership Manager. The territory for the role includes the greater Kansas City area, the central part of Western Missouri and Northwest Missouri. The service center for the region is in downtown Kansas City.

The right candidate must be accomplished at developing and maintaining relationships and eager to meet with businesses and network in the region. In addition, the manager must be a self-starter and highly capable of developing and implementing sales strategies and plans. The manager must have demonstrated ability to listen for and determine needs in the marketplace, communicate value propositions and differentiate amongst other service providers. Keys to success include the ability to develop and maintain a system for retaining current members, to be persuasive in selling the value of services and association membership as well as effectively engaging new members in the onboarding process.

The role reports to the Membership and Marketing Vice President, and includes travels up 20% of the time, mostly same-day car travel in the region.

Membership Manager responsibilities:

  • Membership engagement and retention
  • Being in contact with the over 300 company members in the region on an ongoing basis is essential. The manger must be comfortable being very sociable. Personal invitations to events and classes, listening to the needs of the construction industry and being an advocate for members are required in this position. Effectively using and updating the association’s member database is necessary on an ongoing basis. The manger is responsible for contacting members for the payment of dues billed by the accounting team. Goals are set for levels of member retention.
  • Business and service development
  • Networking with and participating in regional organizations is required. Ideas about changing the scope of existing the association’s six sets of services or developing new services is needed to evolve membership value. Ideas are advanced to the Membership and Marketing lead. The manager gathers, summarizes and communicates needs of the marketplace, acting as the voice of the marketplace. The objective is to keep The Builders’ forward-looking and pursuing its mission of advancing the construction industry.
  • Finding opportunities to engage members in existing services will also be a key part of the role. The manager will support the association in maximizing revenue for services such as safety training, professional development, sponsorships and advertising, and event attendance.
  • Member recruitment and onboarding
  • Developing relationships and inviting nonmembers to participate in services is a pathway to having such companies become members. The manger maintains a system for recruitment of members and reports on it. On an ongoing basis, there will be goals set within the membership team for new member acquisition and onboarding.
  • Collaborate with team members
  • The manager interacts and collaborates very frequently with the membership managers in Central Missouri and Southern Missouri. Similarly, high levels of collaboration are necessary with the leads of each of the association’s service areas. Team-based sales presentations are made from time-to-time, and onboarding of new members includes introduction to the service managers.

Membership Manager skills and requirements:

  • People focused and communicative.
  • Optimistic.
  • Committed and accountable.
  • Adaptable and collaborative.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven success in customer retentions and sales for at least five years.
  • Experienced in developing prospect lists and implementing sales plans.
  • Availability to engage in in-person, after-hours industry events on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to travel through Missouri and Kansas with reliable transportation. Able to do periodic travel to other destinations throughout America for meetings and conferences.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft suite of software, especially in using to prepare presentation documents using provided brand templates and guidance.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work.

Membership Manager preferred experience:

  • Experience in the construction industry.
  • At least five years sales experience in the commercial building industry in Missouri and Kansas.

Location:

¨  The position is based in Kansas City, Missouri and includes up to 20% travel.

Compensation:

¨  Commensurate with experience. Outstanding fringe benefit package includes medical, dental, disability and life insurance, and a retirement savings program.

To apply:

¨  Please submit all resumes to Angela Crawford at acrawford@buildersassociation.com and include “Membership Manager” in the subject line.

About The Builders’ Association:

¨  The Builders’ Association is a nonprofit commercial construction trade association serving hundreds of member companies that employ over 25,000 people in mid-America. Since 1887, The Builders’ Association has advanced the construction industry and served as a catalyst for collaboration by connecting passionate people and businesses, with a vision of improving lives through construction. The Builders’ Association is an equal opportunity employer.

¨  Visit The Builders’ Association at www.buildersassociation.com and connect via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

 

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