This position directs and implements AWI’s online community strategy in social channels, managing engagement and activity within its audience, and fostering relationships. This role may coordinate with the internal editorial, communications, and marketing teams to support their respective missions, ensuring consistency in voice and cultivating a strong community online. They will coordinate the annual National-Chapter activities related to the organization’s chapters. Facilitates the flow of information among and between chapters and National and provides limited support assistance to Chapters. And, the position will assist with AWI's member recruitment and retention programs, processes membership applications and exit data gathering.
Directs and Implements AWI’s online communities with Higher Logic
Work in partnership with community based provider to promote the architectural woodwork industry by participating in community based coalitions
Establish communities within the AWI membership
Coordinate/manage online communities and their communications
Collaborate with other staff to help increase community engagement
Develop & Implement Social Media outside Communities
Coordinates National/Chapter activities related to AWI’s Chapters
Serve as Chapter’s primary contact for National
Provides Chapter Support Strategies
Evaluate, expand and improve AWI’s Chapter GPS Manual
Coordinate Chapter reporting to AWI National
Creates and manages Distinguished Chapter Program
Manage National/Chapter communications to foster chapter growth and support
Serve as Staff Liaison for Chapter Development Committee
Staff Liaison for Chapter Officer Council
Creates and implements Fall COC Training Program
Creates and implements Spring COC Training Program
Assist with AWI’s Member Recruitment/Retention Process
Develop and Implement social media strategic plan
Assist with member onboarding administration
Assist with member retention efforts/new member follow-up
Manage Best Practice Group Program
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed to effectively contribute to the success of the association’s goals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience - A minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and/or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university plus a minimum of three months training and/or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Specific education/experience requirements are subject to management’s discretion on the basis of individual job duties and skills required.
Language Ability - Employees must possess the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional trade journals, technical procedures, reports and general correspondence in both written and verbal formats. Additionally all employees must have the ability to compose and write reports, general business correspondence, and effective email correspondence and to effectively respond in both written and verbal formats to questions and to present responses of information or sources of information to AWI co-workers, AWI customers and the general public.
Math Ability - Employees must possess proficiency in general business math skills including the ability to accurately calculate addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages and discounts. Familiarity with calculations process, formula execution and chart images in Excel is desirable.
Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual must have experience with and a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite with specific emphasis on MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power-point and MS Outlook. Familiarity with Google Docs, Database experience is also desirable. Some areas of AWI operations will require specific software skills.
Reasoning Ability - AWI staff members must possess an ability to solve practical problems and consider a variety of variables where one or more outcomes might result. The application of a logical thought process and the ability to communicate reasoning outcomes to both AWI Staff and AWI members is essential.
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI)
The Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) is a nonprofit trade association founded in 1953. AWI represents nearly 3,500 architectural woodworkers, suppliers, and design professionals. Our association vision states, "To be the global leader in architectural woodwork standards, industry-specific education and member networking opportunities."
In our work towards AWI's vision, we deliver member education seminars nationally, conduct networking events for both manufacturing and supplier members, provide manufacturers with Best Practice Groups, operate a Quality Certification Program for manufacturers, AWI support the AWI Education Foundation, Woodwork Career Alliance and other industry related education and training initiatives.
Our national office is headquartered in Northern Virginia and is staffed locally and through off-site team members in various locations in the US. AWI leverages the latest technology to maintain and cultivate a work culture of connected individuals who work not only independently by also as collaborative work teams in achieving our objectives.
The AWI team believes in creativity, innovation, and outside the box approaches to challenges. We support our ...team member's commitment to personal growth, continuous learning and in excellence as the benchmark in all do, both individually, and as a collaborative team.