Unit/Department: Member Experience/Member Engagement
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Location: This position is located onsite at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA
Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?
Then you want to work for APTA!
APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Learn more in our Association Profile.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.
This position’s role will be to focus on component and new member engagement groups operations. A member of the Member Engagement team that supports the implementation of efforts for organizational priorities and activities within the Member Engagement department. Supports unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to the member engagement strategy for the Association. Supports appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Prepares for approval compliance requirements and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.
Lead component and volunteer development efforts, to include: onboarding, alignment efforts, communications, engagement, and assessment.
Implement new APTA networks and councils strategy to engage members primarily through online communities and virtual meetings.
Manage annual volunteer orientation and annual component focus group meeting.
Sustain communications with component executives and serve as liaison.
Upholds and fosters team values.
Complies with all APTA policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities.
Undergraduate degree, or commensurate experience
3+ years’ experience working in a membership organization
Experience in an Association setting
Excellent project management skills
Database management skills
Attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle sensitive information
Strong interpersonal skills
Local and National – up to 10%
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, when submitting your application.
Principals only; no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.
The American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please visit e-verify.uscis.gov.
APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff community.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff commUNITY.