The Sections/Divisions Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Manager of Sections and Divisions and providing support to the voluntary leadership of the FBA’s twenty-four (24) substantive law sections and six (6) divisions. These substantive law sections and career divisions represent special areas of practice and each is led by a group of voluntary members. The coordinator is responsible for event registration procedures, administrative support, webpage updates, communications, marketing, and correspondence.
Essentials Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with preparation for section and division-specific business meetings and events, including coordinating the preparation and distribution of section and division publications, scheduling monthly conference calls, and providing general administrative support
Provide superior customer support to members and volunteers on a daily basis
Manage event registration for section and division-specific events
Answer inquiries about section and division events and programs
Attend section and division board/steering committee meetings via telephone
Ensure each section and divisions holds annual elections and help to coordinate the elections per the bylaws
Maintain accurate rosters of section and division leadership
Work closely with the Professional Development and Membership departments to plan and execute the programs including, but not limited to Leadership Training, Moot Court Competition, and national educational conferences
Assist with the preparation and organization of appropriate collateral and supplies, as assigned by the Professional Development Department
Attends CLE and other association education programs as needed and assists with registration procedures, including setup, tear down, lifting materials, and organizing and packing items for shipment
Maintain updated section and division webpages and Leadership Resources Portal
Coordinate communication between the National office and section and division members
Act as a liaison between the sections and divisions and the communications department and assist in the creation of newsletters, brochures, and flyers
Solicit stories and write section/division-related items for The Federal Lawyer, the e-newsletter, and other communication channels.
The qualifications and skills required for this position are as follows:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
At least one (1) year of association or similar work experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Strong organizational skills
Self-motivation and flexibility
Good interpersonal skills, team player but ability to work independently
Additional Salary Information: Please include current salary in cover letter.
About Federal Bar Association
The mission of the Federal Bar Association is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve.