Considerable skill in written/oral communications, negotiation, diplomacy, team building, collaborative problem solving, conflict resolution, volunteer management, and systems/process development. Outstanding interpersonal communication skills a must. Strong writing and editorial background a plus. Ability to interact with individuals with a diverse background at all levels of the organization (volunteer leaders, members, staff, and visitors). Project management experience a plus. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management skills. Success in prioritizing duties, retrieving information, tracking projects and maintaining schedules. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. Skill with Microsoft Office. Knowledge HTML and website content management system is preferred, but not required. Skill in video editing preferred.
This position may require you to participate in social media to support the department goals which may require you to create a profile on social media sites that includes your name and personal image as an avatar and identifies you as an employee of the American Institute of Architects. Because you are participating in an official capacity, the profile should include your work email address and/or link to the AIA website. When using social media, remember to use the same decorum and professionalism that you would use if you were speaking on the AIA’s behalf at a conference or public meeting. Your official activities online are subject to the policies and regulations of the AIA Staff handbook including the Policy on Staff Use of Social Media.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications/Marketing or related fields and three to five years of association management or related professional work experience.
Some travel required.
Supervisory Requirements: None.