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Manager – Business Information Services

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Manager – Business Information Services has primary responsibility for all aspects of a select group of market data reports including survey design, data collection and verification, and final report preparation and communication with survey participants. The incumbent will work in a matrixed organization supporting participating Member companies and/or Sections and must coordinate with other NEMA functional areas on special projects. The individual will assume additional tasks as required.  

The position reports to the Director – Statistical Operations and is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia.  Up to 5 percent time on travel is anticipated.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Serve as the primary Member company contact for managed statistical programs

  • Lead Statistical Committees or other entities involved in determining scope and direction of statistical programs
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy measures of all reports adhere to Department quality standards

II. Analyze data and compile periodical market data reports

  • Clarify anomalous data from participating companies and other sources
  • Make estimation decisions with respect to participants' data
  • Compile summary reports and review final versions for publication

III. Review/assess value to Member companies of statistical program services provided and develop interest in, and approval for, new programs at Division/Section levels

  • Contact nonparticipating Member companies and garner their active involvement
  • Recruit non-Member companies to participate in market data reports

Experience and Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Economics/Statistics or closely related field required
  • 2+ years professional experience, quantitative expertise a strong plus
  • Strong time management skills and ability to execute multiple projects against demanding timelines
  • Performs duties effectively either working independently or as part of a team where close self-review of the quality of work produced is the norm
  • Positively contribute to Department, NEMA and personal professional goals
  • Ability to write and speak effectively, especially to non-technical individuals
  • Utilize quantitative methods to deliver convincing and business-relevant analytical products to participating companies
  • Eager to take on new challenges and consistently evince a positive attitude
  • Possess computer literacy and working knowledge of database and spreadsheet programs (Microsoft Access and Excel a plus)

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=nema&jobId=43289&lang=en_US&source=CC2

EOE/M/F/V/D Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Manager - Communication Services

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for the electroindustry; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical products to assist member companies with business decisions.

The Manager Communication Services maintains editorial and stylistic standards, quality, and content accuracy of all communications. The position develops, edits, and publishes written and visual content; manages NEMA social media channels; and provides billable communication services to NEMA Sections and MITA.

This position generates story ideas for, edits all content of, and is integral to readying for publication a monthly magazine, biweekly electronic newsletter and all specialty publications generated by NEMA Sections and MITA. The incumbent produces concise written copy for press releases and Member communications; creates and maintains production calendars; writes, edits, and proofreads written corporate communication products.

This position demonstrates a superior ability to craft effective social media messaging and edit content for accuracy, clarity, and quality. In addition, this individual writes, edits, and produces podcasts and videos and assists with implementing marketing communications that support NEMA Sections and MITA.

The incumbent reports to the Senior Director, Communications and Marketing.

The position is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia, and may include up to 20 percent time on travel.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Develop, edit, and produce NEMA communications

  • Manage production schedules and editorial calendars with internal and external writers
  • Maintain editorial and stylistic standards, quality, and accuracy of content
  • Write and edit press releases, corporate communications, and stories ranging from research-heavy features to concise industry news
  • Work closely with the Editor-in-Chief on all aspects of monthly magazine publication

II.  Establish, maintain, and evaluate social networks 

  • Integrate social media into all NEMA-wide and Section communication plans
  • Develop, publish, and promote blog posts
  • Write and edit scripts for podcasts and videos coaching speakers as needed
  • Develop measures of effectiveness for social media and analyze for insights

III.  Provide billable communications support to NEMA Sections and special interest groups

  • Work in teams with internal clients to assess their needs and accomplish strategic initiatives and other NEMA-wide goals
  • Generate and pitch project scopes of work (SOW) to NEMA Sections to meet Department revenue goals 
  • Provide support services as outlined in approved SOW, including basic web design and content maintenance, audio/video recording and editing, design and production
  • Manage approved project budgets as outlined in the SOW

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required…communications, journalism, or similar a strong plus
  • Experience writing and editing with in-depth knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
  • Experience managing production schedule or similar project management
  • Demonstrated experience creating and measuring social media campaigns
  • Clear leadership and team-building aptitude in results-oriented environment
  • Ability to conceptualize, write, edit, and schedule content for multiple publications 
  • Ability to inspire others to deliver in deadline-driven environment
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills and executive presence
  • Strong computer skills; Adobe Photoshop and InDesign experience a plus
  • Proficiency with content management systems, such as WordPress

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=nema&jobId=43285&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Three examples of individually written or electronically produced pieces that demonstrate proficiency in writing, social media, and project management are required with application.  EOE/M/F/V/D.


Manager- Meetings and Event Planning

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

This position directs and manages meetings and special events for all on-site and off-site national and international meetings, conferences and special events with special emphasis on budgeting and quality. 

This position reports directly to the Senior Director, Member Services and Value.  The incumbent will work in a matrixed –organization and from time to time, be tasked with special projects.

The position is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia and may include 20% travel.

Key Responsibilities

I. Plan and execute annual membership meeting

  • Effectively negotiate terms and conditions with venue(s) and partners to meet event goals at appropriate expense
  • Handle all aspects of on/off site event planning including logistics, staff and vendor oversight, registration management, event production, food and beverage, speaker engagement and other operational matters
  • Establish and manage annual meeting budget and provide direction to business units with regard to event decisions

II. Plan meetings and other special events in conjunction with Divisions/Sections etc.

  • Coordinate with Industry Directors /Program Managers for site and venue selection based on understanding of meeting/event purpose
  • Solicit bids from venues, negotiate terms and conditions to ensure that all contract requirements are met and bills paid in timely fashion
  • Manage event services such as room blocks, transportation, rooms set-up, billing and food service

III. Plan meetings and other events for Board of Governors

  • Coordinate with President/CEO Executive Assistant
  • Manage services, room blocks, transportation, food service
  • Evaluate vendor performance and ensure bills are timely paid

IV. Manage NEMA Conference Center contracting

  • Manage advertising scheduling and contract execution of Conference Center meetings for outside organizations
  • Solicit new business and coordinate all meeting logistics

Experience and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree desired; experience with hotel industry a strong plus
  • Minimum of 3 years full-time experience in related field preferred
  • Certification in hospitality/ event management desired
  • Excellent project management, organizational and budgeting abilities
  • Proven "hands-on" meeting experience including large multi-day events
  • Analytical, contracting and negotiating skills
  • Highly customer-focused and possess executive presence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously, alone and/or part of team
  • Open minded, collaborative and inclusive
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health, dental insurance and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements to https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=nema&jobId=43288&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.


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