Director of Marketing, Communications, and Membership
|Temporarily remote through the close of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Marine Technology Society (MTS) serves nearly 2,000 marine technologists from industry, government, and academia from 39 countries. As the Director of Marketing, Communications, and Membership, you will be part of a dynamic society advancing marine technology development and research. MTS offers members networking opportunities through meetings and conferences, opportunities to publish research in the peer-reviewed MTS Journal, and volunteer leadership experiences.
MTS WORKPLACE VALUES
MTS believes in providing high quality member service by listening to our member needs, effectively responding to member requests in a timely fashion, and striving to improve member benefits. MTS believes in excellence, honesty, integrity, and accountability and anticipates all employees will share those beliefs. MTS believes in teamwork, collaboration, open communication and respect for all collaborators.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director of Marketing, Communications, and Membership will play a pivotal role implementing initiatives that attract new members, retain current members and enhance benefits and foster member engagement, and in communicating all MTS activities. In collaboration with the Executive Director and the MTS Vice President of Communications, the Director of Marketing, Communications, and Membership will develop materials to deliver MTS’ messages to a wide range of audiences, including, but not limited to society membership, external stakeholders, and the media; implement and evaluate initiatives to improve communications to and between members; implement and evaluate initiatives to improve service and quality for members, both individual and corporate; and manage the day-to-day processing of all membership records. This includes the following essential functions:
Marketing & Communications
A writing sample is required with application to the position. The writing sample should reflect recent work and/or relevant content. For example: Op-ed, news article, blog post, or similar content preferred. Minimum 250 words. The final interview may require you to submit a timed writing sample.
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex, multi-step instructions and make appropriate independent decisions as necessary. Regularly required to sit, frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. Must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Work mostly in a typical office setting with quiet to moderate noise level. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
The Marine Technology Society was incorporated in June 1963 to give members of academia, government and industry a common forum for the exchange of information and ideas. Our guiding purpose is to promote awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology. Today, MTS is a growing organization, boasting a membership of businesses, institutions, individual professionals and students who are ocean engineers, technologists, policy makers and educators. Our mission is to:
MTS’s long-range vision is to be the leading authority and advocate for marine technology and resources while promoting member success and public understanding.
To apply for the position of Director of Marketing, Communications, and Membership at the Marine Technology Society, send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the ASAE career site. Deadline: December 10, 2020. Please note that both membership & communications skills and experience are required to apply for this position.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY AND BENEFITS Commensurate with experience, range: $75,000-$80,000. MTS offers a competitive benefits package. Our office is currently in telecommute status, to be re-evaluated at the close of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Job posted: 2020-11-16