Director of Membership and Programs
Posted OnJanuary 6, 2023
Experience Level2-5 Years
Education LevelNot Specified
Job Title: Director of Membership and Programs
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
The TASH Communications Manager will continue to support membership and will report to the Membership and Programs Director on membership- and conference-focused work items.
The Membership and Programs Director is responsible for overseeing TASH’s membership engagement work including recruiting and retaining individual and organizational members. In addition, the MPD oversees the planning and execution of TASH’s major events (currently the Annual Conference and the Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium), and occasional webinars and other educational offerings for our members and allies. This position plays a key role in positioning TASH as an attractive, value-added membership organization that offers outstanding educational events and other benefits.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
The primary functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Lead planning and implementation of Annual Conference and OLDL
Oversee Membership Recruitment and Retention
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
5+ years of relevant experience supporting membership and related programs for a national nonprofit organization
3+ years of Conference planning experience required
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment
Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
Responds promptly to requests including via email and telephone
Sense of humor
Language and Math Skills:
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from media, managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Outstanding writing skills with ability to write speeches and articles for publication
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to present information via charts and graphs
Proficiency with IBM-PC using Microsoft Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and various internet search engines
Experience in website functions, such as CMS/HTML
Certificates and Licenses:
TASH is an international leader in disability advocacy. Founded in 1975, TASH advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs – those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization. TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy, and information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates. The inclusive practices TASH validates through research have been shown to improve outcomes for all people.
TASH is governed by a board of directors and is supported by a network of members, volunteers, committees and chapter organizations. The TASH membership includes a diverse array of individuals and perspectives, including researchers, professionals, direct service workers, family members and people with disabilities. Together, we share a commitment to quality lives for the people for whom we advocate.
About TASH Membership
1100+ members nationally, including researchers, educators, self-advocates, service providers, family members and other allies. TASH Member benefits include: subscriptions to RPSD, TASH’s quarterly, peer-reviewed journal; Inclusive Practices, TASH’s quarterly practitioner journal, discounts to the TASH annual Conference and Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium; access to any of TASH’s Communities of Practice (Inclusive Education, Employment, Community Living, Communication Access, Human Rights, Diversity and Social Impact), subscription to monthly e-newsletter (TASH in Action.)
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