The Membership and Events Manager will report directly to the President and work closely with association leadership to maintain and grow membership, manage EDTA’s events and design engagement in industry conferences and events. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and proactive in developing strategies to enhance member value and the organization’s return on events.
The Membership and Events Manager will serve as a primary contact with EDTA members and potential members. The Membership and Events Manager must be a self-motivated project manager with ability to manage vendors and project deadlines. He/She will develop and implement the organization’s recruitment and retention strategies, including:
Building and pursuing a pipeline of prospective members; developing written proposals and membership agreements; closing and securing memberships.
Cultivating member relationships and maintaining member engagement, including on-boarding, program participation and membership dues management. Executing operating procedures for member engagement, new member onboarding, and retention.
Developing and maintaining member and sponsor prospectuses and other membership materials.
Lead organizer of triennial industry conference, including promotion, sales and logistics. .
Building the organization’s visibility through strategic engagement in industry events;
Managing deliverables in third party agreements, including event logistics, promotion and sales activities for registration, sponsorship, and exhibition, as applicable to each event;
Working closely with the President and Director of Finance to set and meet membership and event revenue goals; and
Other tasks as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and minimum four years of membership recruitment/ business development or sales experience, preferably in a membership organization.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Proven track record of recruitment/sales success
Excellent relationship building skills and ability to engage with people of diverse backgrounds and at senior levels of non-profits and corporations.
Self-motivated and comfortable working independently.
Organized and detail oriented, with experience managing complex project workflows and timelines and consistently meeting deadlines.
Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) software preferred, including database management and optimization.
Energy, transportation, or advanced technology industry experience a plus, and
Position is full time, based in Washington, DC, offering a hybrid work schedule
Occasional travel required.
Salary Range is $67,000-$75,000 based on experience.
EDTA offers generous insurance and retirement benefits.