Administrative, Clerical, Support, Customer Service and Support, Membership
4 Year Degree
The Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) seeks its next Membership Specialist to assist with membership recruitment and engagement programs through the implementation of the association’s strategic membership and conference marketing plans. The position reports to the Membership and Communications Director with time divided between membership programs and services, communications and customer service, administrative duties and reporting, and conference preparation. The position will perform administrative tasks including payment entry and membership processing, will maintain member on-boarding and renewal programs, and will provide membership and conference-related customer service by phone and email.
Must have experience with association management systems and related websites as well as Microsoft Office products. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to handle multiple project simultaneously.
While the association maintains an office in Bloomington, IN, this is a remote position. A stipend for internet and telephone access is provided. All staff members attend the annual conference held each April in Chicago and limited additional travel may be necessary which may include weekends and evenings.
The MPSA provides a strong benefits package including an excellent retirement plan and the ability to work remotely. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
College degree, experience in association membership, and experience providing services via the web and working with membership databases. Knowledge of SalesForce is a plus, as is a CAE.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus
About Midwest Political Science Association
The Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) was founded in 1939 and is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all areas of political science. The purposes of the MPSA are to promote the professional study and teaching of political science, to facilitate communications between those engaged in such study, and to develop standards for and encourage research in theoretical and practical political problems. As such, MPSA is a nonpartisan association which does not support political parties or candidates. MPSA has over 6,000 members with about 20% from outside of the United states. It publishes the top academic journal in the discipline and hosts an annual conference with over 5,000 attendees. It has a staff of 8 FTE and a budget of $2.4. million.