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HIRING: PROGRAM AND MEMBERSHIP MANAGER

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Christine Cummings

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The Retail Association of Maine, “The Voice of Maine Retail” and Maine’s retail political advocacy association is seeking an energetic, positive, self-starting professional for the full-time position of Program and Membership Manager. Our association members are businesses of all sizes and we represent their interests at the state level and on selected issues at the federal level. 

This individual is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing all aspects of the association’s programs and events and retailer membership retention and acquisition. This includes working closely with the Executive Director to ensure that offerings meet the needs of members and the broader Maine retailer community, while completing budgetary goals.

Candidates must possess a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, creativity, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. This position requires proficiency in multi-tasking and management skills in order to carry out varied responsibilities successfully.

The position requires approximately 60% of time spent on program and event tasks and 40% of time on membership activities. 

Marketing & Communication:
Providing excellent customer service and assisting our members is the top priority of the organization.

Events:
These events should be planned and executed with the goal of providing the highest quality experience to retain members and attract new members.


The Program & Membership Manager will perform similar administrative tasks for Maine Society of Association Executives and the Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association.

Membership-Development:

Shop Second Saturday (S2S), RAM’s Statewide Buy-Local Program Management:

Skills & Abilities:

The Retail Association of Maine offers a competitive compensation package consisting of a base salary plus commission based on new membership dues generated.  The position is full-time with benefits. Occasional attendance and support of the association’s programs and initiatives may be required outside typical business hours. Flexible schedule offering independence for self-starters. Some statewide travel is required - dependable vehicle necessary.

Anticipated Start Date: July 5th, 2017.

Office Location: 45 Melville St. Augusta, ME

Accepting applications through May 31st, 2017. Rolling interviews until position is filled. Interested applicants should email their resume & cover letter to: Christine@retailmaine.org.

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