The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the earned pay, retirement and health care benefits of federal employees, retirees and their survivors. NARFE’s mission is both critical and timely as Congress and the administration consider unprecedented cuts to federal pay and benefits.
We are currently seeking a very highly detail oriented Coordinator, Business Development and Events to assist, track, and carry out the day to day functions of the department with excellence. Additionally, the Coordinator, Business Development and Events will:
Assist with the preparation of medium and large conferences ranging from 300-900 attendees. This includes maintaining event website, managing registration, ordering supplies, and coordinating speakers.
Ensure sponsorship deliverable's outlined in contracts are fulfilled with highest level of quality and in a timely manner. This includes logo management and placement, website exposure, managing sponsored emails and mailings and ordering conference related sponsored items such as tote bags, lanyards, etc…
Works closely with director to manage Member Perk Affinity partner deliverable's, promoting discounts to members in a consistent and organized manner.
Assist manager and director to track all sales activity via database, including coding prospects, keeping contacts up to date, entering contract details in company record and pulling reports.
Engage with marketing team to carry out marketing campaigns via email, publications and social media.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience within an association. Applicants should also possess:
The proven ability to be a self-starter, confident and proactive.
Ability to work collaboratively as part of team and maintain positive interpersonal relationships
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong customer service orientation, relationship building skills and flexibility.
Strong project management skills including planning, and scheduling.
Highly detailed oriented, a critical thinker.
Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Experience with Association Management Software and Content Management system a plus
Our office is conveniently located near Braddock Road metro station in Old Town Alexandria. We provide our employees with a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, 401(k), transit/parking, flexible spending accounts, 10 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation and 10 days of sick leave.
About National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is a 501(c)(5) nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the earned pay, retirement and health care benefits of federal employees, retirees and their survivors. Founded in 1921, NARFE‘s legacy spans more than 95 years – advocating tirelessly in support of our members before Office of Personnel Management, members of Congress and the White House.