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Regulatory Affairs Assistant

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 7:59 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Regulatory Affairs Assistant
Functional Area/Department: Government Affairs 
Reporting to: Senior Director of Policy
Status: Non-Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply. 

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 22,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

Description

The Regulatory Affairs Assistant will report directly to the Senior Director of Policy, Government Affairs. The assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Construction Legal Rights Foundation and will have significant contact with CLRF trustees, attorneys and ABC chapter staff and members nationwide.  

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the day-to-day administrator of CLRF.
  • Coordinate and assist in preparing CLRF meetings and conference calls. 
  • Help chapter staff and ABC members and/or their attorneys understand and comply with CLRF procedures.
  • Manage and coordinate legal and issue advocacy campaign applications for CLRF funding. 
  • Review, monitor and coordinate payment of expenses authorized and funded by CLRF for individual legal cases and issue advocacy campaigns.
  • Analyze existing case management and tracking systems and assist in developing new systems and/or modifications to existing systems.
  • Assist in developing new policies and procedures for applications and process procedures as needed to meet the objectives of CLRF and serve the needs of ABC constituencies.
  • Coordinate and assist as necessary in preparing CLRF’s management and financial reports to trustees, including case status, accruals, CLRF investments and balance sheet. This involves working closely and regularly with members of the Finance Department. 
  • Assist as necessary in developing the annual proposed budget, which is based on goals, estimated income, undesignated funds, cases subject to close and long-term funding needed for existing legal cases and campaigns.
  • Draft letters and other correspondence needed by the trustees that explain policies to ABC constituencies and funding decisions to applicants. 
  • Assist with ABC’s annual Legal Conference. 
  • Support efforts of ABC–particularly Government Affairs–which includes monitoring and researching federal regulatory issues, attending coalition meetings and congressional hearings, updating the government affairs section of ABC’s website and other similar responsibilities as needed.

Requirements

Specialized Skills:

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a broad range of professionals at all levels.
  • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness–understand with whom to engage in order to identify solutions and resolve issues.
  • Demonstrated use of intermediate computer operations (basic programming, relational databases and operating systems) and intermediate software packages.

Experience:

  • One year of work experience
  • Familiarity with federal regulatory process.

Position Requirements: 

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Strong writing and verbal skills.
  • Self-starter, highly organized.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, meetings and/or events a plus.
  • Strong organizational, multitasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding, self-directed work schedule. 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently. 
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem-solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.

Important Notices

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or executive orders. ABC is an equal opportunity employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
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Membership Resources Manager

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 4:02 PM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Membership Resources Manager
Functional Area/Department: Chapter Services
Reporting to: Director of Membership, Communications and Resources
Status: Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply. 

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 22,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

The Membership Resources Manager represents ABC philosophy, policy positions, programs and services to both chapters and members, providing guidance and training to staff and volunteer leaders in their quest to be high performing. Primary areas of responsibility include communications, marketing, membership, volunteer management, governance, education and advocacy. Works with chapters, developing relationships and providing direction in the attainment of Association goals within the overall association strategic plan. 

Responsibilities:

Membership

  • Assist in developing and executing successful membership recruitment and retention plans, in partnership with chapter, committees and other stakeholders.
  • Develop content and consistent/engaging messaging for and with chapters using various avenues including listservs, forums, social media groups and onsite visits.
  • Help develop and implement new membership engagement programs
  • Help identify and cultivate new members and retain current members
  • Assist in developing creative and engaging membership marketing materials
  • Assist in all aspects of member record maintenance
  • Manage Beam Club program including improving marketing and increasing chapter participation, fulfilling orders, and record keeping of member achievements
  • Perform onboarding training for new membership professionals, both virtually and onsite 
  • Facilitate onsite membership training and meetings with members and chapter staff to improve membership strategies as developed by the membership team
  • Work with Director of Membership to track membership revenue and annual goals, addressing areas of concern together. 
  • Identify opportunities and collaborate with colleagues to enhance member benefits and services offered by the Association

Communications and Marketing

  • Assist with promoting and deploying all ABC resources and programs/services. 
  • Provide support for brand guideline compliance and tracking.
  • Help with the development of onsite and virtual training for chapter staff for membership, communications/marketing and beyond.
  • Work with Constant Contact partner chapters to engage and increase participation, including template development. 
  • Manage, and grow ABC chapters social media engagement
  • Help develop membership marketing content and webinar series
  • Assist in reviewing and updating website content, including outreach to professional membership for content feedback
  • Respond to consumer email inquiries and facilitate information sharing

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree at an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of Association Management experience or related

Experience Required:

  • Writing and verbal skills
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, routine database functions, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Bachelors degree in marketing, business, or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills
  • Metrics-driven marketing mind with eye for creativity
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail

About Us: 

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 69 chapters representing 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms with nearly two million employees. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • Overnight travel required, up to 35%.
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Director of Construction Technology and Innovation

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 8:02 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Director of Construction Technology and Innovation 
Functional Area/Department: Construction Technology and Innovation 
Reporting to: Vice President, Director of Construction Technology and Innovation 
Status: Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply online.

ABC’s position descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s position descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors is a national association with 69 chapters representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

The Director of Construction Technology and Innovation reports directly to the VP of construction tech and innovation. This position is the second contact for the associations Construction Technology and Innovation long range strategic plan objectives, representing ABC to members, media, external agencies, corporations, partnerships, and regional and national technology and innovation groups. We are looking for a transformational leader with demonstrated ability to grasp large complex strategic construction technology and innovation efforts that will transform the industry. The position will be educating our chapters and members on tech education and support the tech events locally and tech partnerships nationally. 

  • Work synergistically with the collective internal and external ABC team to help deploy the ABC 5 year Association Wide Strategic Planning Framework.
  • Assist with the VP of construction tech and innovation in the development and deployment of the Construction Technology and Innovation Strategy for ABC and thus create the conditions for ABC members to be leaders in the construction industry.
  • Work with tech alliance and tech marketplace partners to ensure they are providing consistent value to ABC members, and help in identifying new potential members to both national partner groups.
  • Deploy construction technology and innovation education and programming that empower ABC to help members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they operate.
  • Through technology events, and education to our members, establish strong member relationships to understand the influence and opportunities that construction technology and innovation have on the industry.
  • Support, educate, and introduce ABC members to innovative construction technological opportunities that add value and advances their abilities to achieve operating goals.
  • Live the Bylaws and Policies of the ABC.
  • Play a key role in the development of tech and innovation resources that include our ABC tech report, ABC Safety Technology Resource Guide, Tech Alliance program, and Tech Marketplace Program
  • Work in the spirit of high trust, high collaboration with the chapters and national staff on the above to deliver the member value proposition.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of time.

Specialized Skills:

  • Proven leadership experience with direct accountability and expertise within construction technology and innovation.
  • Possess highly developed analytical skills, writing and presentation skills, and ability to communicate with business/industry and technology leaders.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain diverse strategic alliances with technology entities, businesses, and the community.
  • Strong team building, interpersonal and communications skills necessary to lead in a complex organizational structure.
  • High energy coupled with a positive attitude and the ability to build and lead teams towards successful collaborations.

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree at an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ plus years of construction industry and/or strong technology and innovation experience 
  • Trainer/instructor experience preferred
  • Fluent in Social Media is a plus
  • Marketing and Communications skills are a plus

Position Requirements 

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Worthy of trust solid character and competence
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Collaborative team player who respects people and diversity of thought
  • Customer oriented with innovative value add thinking
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines
  • Confidence in public speaking and excellent writing, and presentation skills
  • Self-starter who pays close attention to details to produce quality work
  • Skilled in planning, coordinating, and facilitation of projects, meetings and/or events
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and see through from start to finish
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal integrity and ethical standards
  • Problem solver who is able to work both individually and in a team to reach a common goal

IMPORTANT NOTICES

ABCs Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABCs Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

About Us:

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org.

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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Web Developer I

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 11:15 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Web Developer I
Functional Area/Department: Information Technology
Reporting to: Web Services Manager
Status: Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply. 

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

The Web Developer I will be part of a small multi-disciplinary web services team and have the unique opportunity to interact, design and develop tools to meet the mission and goals of the organization. The individual will also assist with various day-to-day operations and projects as assigned, gaining knowledge and experience with all facets of the website life cycle.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:

Functional

  • Assist the web team in various duties such as: design, development, maintenance and performance of our sites.
  • Research new and emerging technologies and how they can be utilized in the association’s web presence.
  • Develop safe and secure code following the latest industry standards and company policies.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Create and maintain software documentation.
  • Work cooperatively with key team members, national and chapter staff and vendors.
  • Create, develop and maintain software to enrich functionality of organization’s content management system.
  • Coordinate web projects across departments and ensure that all development projects are designed, developed and implemented in a timely manner.

Web Design

  • Create website layouts/user interfaces by using the latest standards in HTML/CSS/JQuery/JavaScript practices.
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties.
  • Create, develop and manage content for organization’s web presence.
  • Track and report all site metrics.

Web Development

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code in ASP.NET using best practices in software development.
  • Ability to manage code repositories inside of GitHub.
  • Assist the web team in testing web applications. 

Web Maintenance

  • Manage and maintain IIS.
  • Document all aspects of the website.

User Web Support and Training

  • Provide on-going user training for basic web content techniques, on-going maintenance and long-term advanced training.
  • Assist chapters in new program development for chapter template website.
  • Work with the chapters to promote the use of the chapter template and help chapters develop more robust and visually appealing sites.
  • Train staff on DotNetNuke on an as-needed basis.
  • Provide Tier 1-2 support for ABC’s web presence using a ticketing system.

Specialized Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures.
  • Strong knowledge of web scripting tools such as HTML5, CCS3 and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of OWASP Top Ten and NIST to develop secure code
  • Outstanding customer service for internal and external customers. 
  • Familiar with DotNetNuke (DNN) content management system.
    • Experience with DotNetNuke (DNN) 6.X, Evoq 7.X and 8.X, including module development preferred.
  • A solid understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility and how web applications work, including security, session and cache management and best practices.
  • Understands the importance of test-driven development.
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization a plus.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer-service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple simultaneous projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate technical results and advise/consult other team members or departments on related projects or issues.
  • Association/non-profit experience desired.
  • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions and resolve issues.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college; or one to two years related experience.
  • Technical training and/or certifications are acceptable in lieu of degree.

Experience Required:

  • One to two years of hands-on experience in ASP.NET, C# or VB.NET and related MS Visual Studio tools.  
  • Strong knowledge of HTML 5, CSS3 JavaScript and JQuery.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Professional demeanor and presentation.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Writing and verbal skills.
  • Self-starter, highly organized.
  • Strong organization, multitasking and time-management skills with the ability to work on a demanding self-directed work schedule. 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. 
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Manager of Leadership and Governance

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 7:42 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Manager of Leadership and Governance 
Functional Area/Department: Chapter Services
Reporting to: Director of Governance and Leadership
Status: Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply. 

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 22,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

The Manager of Governance and Leadership provides daily support and customer service to chapters and the Chapter Services department with assistance in areas that include, but are not limited to, awards programs, information management, and governance.  This position provides key support to all Chapter Services staff, both in the office and in the field.  The qualified candidate will have the ability to work independently and interdependently with other staff to meet association-wide strategic goals.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:

General Support 

  • Maintain database for governance information for the Board of Directors and national committees as well as other volunteer activities
  • Manage communications for National officers, as directed
  • Assist in preparing board orientations and strategic planning sessions for chapters 
  • Participate and provide support for the Chapter Accreditation Process 
  • Work with Chapter Development staff to help chapters achieve minimum association requirements and outline paths to become high performing 
  • Communicate with regular phone calls, assist with travel scheduling and reports 
  • Provide backup support for department staff, as necessary
  • Update necessary websites as directed by department Vice-President and Directors.
  • Other duties as necessary and assigned

Chapter Awards Programs

  • Assist in processing awards, uploading materials and data appropriately, and correspond with primary point of contact for awards and recognition programs
  • Assist program managers in development of award marketing materials.
  • Order and mail plaques, as needed
  • Coordinate shipment and delivery of department resources and materials for conferences
  • Provide assistance in planning and execution of meetings and programs, as necessary
  • Provide on-site assistance at meetings and awards programs, as necessary

Information Management

  • Maintain and process reports from multiple databases
  • Maintain chapter information in database, Outlook, and online leadership directory
  • Review and update online leadership directory listings on organization websites
  • Provide support in updating materials and pages on National Connections
  • Enter and update national and chapter board, national committee and task force information in the database
  • Organize and distribute the chapter weekly re-cap
  • Serve as point person for national surveys via Qualtrics
  • Work with chapters to launch chapter board assessment and membership surveys via Qualtrics
  • Pull quarterly report data from national database and maintain data/files in shared folder(s)

Governance

  • Assist in data gathering for the Chapter Accreditation Process
  • Review and provide data from quarterly reports via the national database and archives
  • Support annual committee appointment process by providing documentation for review by the incoming national chair and sending communications to incoming and outgoing committee members, as directed.
  • Provide communications to national Board of Directors and committees, as directed
  • Coordinate webinars, committee meetings, and council meetings, as directed
  • Assist in development of presentations for various conferences and/or meetings
  • Provide administrative support as needed for production and cataloguing and distribution of minutes, rosters, and manuals
  • Assist with registration and record keeping for Board and committee meetings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree (B.S.); or equivalent training from an accredited college or university
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related field

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Strong proficiency with all programs in the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Understanding of web design and social media.
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Writing and verbal skills.
  • Self-starter, highly organized.
  • Coordination of projects, conference call, webinars, meetings and/or events a plus.
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule. 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Chapter Services Coordinator job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.
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Director of Marketing

Thursday, January 20, 2022 10:52 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Director of Marketing
Functional Area/Department: Member Services
Reporting to: Vice President, Member Services and Public Affairs
Status: Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply online.

ABC’s position descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s position descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors is a national association with 69 chapters representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

The Director of Marketing reports to the VP, Public Affairs and Member Services. The Director is the chief copywriter and is responsible for creating and executing marketing plans across the organization. He/She is both a strategic and tactical and actively builds and maintains strong partnerships with staff and chapters to provide innovative marketing direction and ensures marketing efforts are coordinated and communicated in an effective manner. He/she works closely with the Senior Director of Public Affairs and the rest of the team to utilize the most relevant and appropriate digital and print delivery strategies.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement a clear marketing vision and strategy that leverages the ABC brand and our unique industry position
  • Serve on brand identity development team
  • Co-develop Brand Center image library and secure needed photography with appropriate rights.
  • Serve on abc.org website development staff team
  • Stay current on trends and innovations in marketing in the construction, association, credentialing and event production industries
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for email marketing, including the selection and management of vendors.
  • In cooperation with the Director of Chapter Communications, develop chapter resources to market ABC programs (STEP, AQC and FindContractors.com) and events.
  • Solicit quotes, testimonials and reviews from members that can be used for marketing ABC events and services.
  • Implement SEO strategies to increase website visibility
  • Track and measure the effectiveness of all marketing initiatives
  • Lead member/chapter education sessions on marketing at ABC conferences
  • Manage graphic designer

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong copywriting and proofreading skills
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize against deadlines
  • Creative approach to design and ability to translate concepts into high-quality products working with in-house graphic designer
  • Expertise in email marketing/marketing automation programs for a trade association or professional society
  • Experience producing videos; video editing experience a plus
  • Strong leader and team player with excellent relationship skills and a proven ability to manage a team to success
  • Bachelors degree required; further education a plus
  • 10+ years of marketing experience
  • 4+ years of managing direct reports
  • 5+ years of experience in new media/digital environment
  • Effective budget and ROI management skills

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and on deadline
  • Excellent oral and written communication, copywriting, and proofreading/editing skills
  • Ability to effectively research various audiences and target with appropriate communications
  • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage to identify solutions and resolve issues
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work comfortably, efficiently and effectively in a demanding work schedule
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and use problem solving skills to address issues
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Production of materials reflecting accuracy and close attention to detail.
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Chapter Development Manager

Friday, January 7, 2022 2:32 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Chapter Development Manager
Functional Area/Department: Chapter Services
Reporting to: Director of Chapter Development 
Status: Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Click here to apply online.

ABC’s position descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s position descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors is a national association with 69 chapters representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

The Chapter Development Manager represents ABC philosophy, policy positions, programs and services to both chapters and members, while also providing support to assist chapters in their quest to be high performing.  The Chapter Development manager provides training opportunities to chapter leadership and staff.  The primary focus is volunteer management, membership, and education.  The position works with volunteers and staff as change agents to enhance member value.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:

  • Compile and organize best practices in chapter governance activities, government affairs, membership, safety, and workforce development
  • Assist chapters in implementing goals for membership, government affairs, governance, program development, workforce development and strategic planning
  • Educate chapter staff and volunteer leaders on ABC programs, products, services, and events
  • Assist in preparing and conducting board orientations and strategic planning sessions for chapters
  • Assist chapters with identifying and building chapter development opportunities and provide ABC resources to accomplish each chapter’s developmental goals
  • Participate and provide support for the chapter standards accreditation program
  • Work with the Chapter Development staff to help chapters achieve minimum association requirements and outline paths to becoming a high performing organization
  • Communicate with regular phone calls, travel schedule and reports
  • Other duties as necessary and assigned

Specialized Skills:

  • Demonstrated facilitation and strategic planning experience with volunteer organizations
  • Public speaking and the ability to clearly and concisely present information and solicit feedback
  • Ability to research & analyze association management best practices
  • Experience in setting and achieving measurable targets, managing resources, and coordinating between multiple stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience
  •  3-5 years related work experience

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • Available for extensive overnight travel (up to 50%) by land and/or air and close proximity to a regional/major airport
  • May require working on weekends and holidays
  • Ability to execute strategic goals
  • Presentation and leadership skills
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Organizational awareness & resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions & resolve issues 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently
  • Ability to take ownership of a process
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Chapter Development Manager job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • When not performing work related travel, the Chapter Development Manager will maintain and work from a home office.    
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