The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) is seeking a qualified, dynamic and self-motivated individual to serve as the Associate Director of Member Engagement. This newly created, part-time position reports to and will work closely with the Executive Director to carry out ESD’s strategic initiatives for short and long-term membership growth.
This position will lead the charge in building a pipeline for new members by communicating a relevant, compelling value proposition that results in membership growth and retention. The Associate Director of Member Engagement will also work closely with the Director of Membership to meet annual membership goals.
Key Responsibilities: • Develop and implement a strategic membership growth plan, including annual recruitment campaigns. • Work collaboratively with the Director of Membership and Director of Marketing to develop recruitment and retention campaigns and materials. • Maintain strong, positive member relationships and motivate members to be actively involved in the society’s activities and initiatives.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Present a collaborative personality, with strong communication skills, high approachability and a knowledge of and passion for working with the engineering community. • Excellent negotiation and prospecting skills are required. • Ability to build rapport with prospective and existing members at all levels of the organization. • Ability to convey value of membership and strength of the organization’s mission. • Ability to travel frequently throughout Southeast Michigan and occasionally the state. • Must be flexible to a variety of schedules and able to quickly adapt to change to meet business needs.
Education and Experience: • A bachelor’s degree plus relevant work experience required. • Knowledge of engineering or a STEM related discipline is preferred. • Previous experience in sales and serving members or clients is preferred.
Founded in 1895, The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) is a multi-disciplinary society uniting engineering, scientific and allied professions to enhance professional development and foster excitement in math and science to produce our next generation of leaders. More on ESD may be found at www.esd.org.