Manager, Communications and Advocacy (Public Affairs)
Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
WHO WE ARE
Established in 1982 with a focus on establishing standards for managing construction projects, over the past 40 years Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has become the preeminent association aiding construction professionals in garnering the education and skills to manage capital construction projects. CMAA is an association that deeply values building momentum and fostering progress for professionals and companies within the construction management industry.
CMAA is experiencing an exciting period of growth with new service lines launching. Our growth requires us to welcome talented professionals willing to take their careers to the next level.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
In this newly created position, we are seeking a Manager of Communications and Advocacy who will be charged with the implementation of CMAA’s overall communications strategy and management of our online government relations tracking system. A key priority in this role will be to oversee the Association's digital communications and enhance these offerings and their effectiveness.
Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Communications, this cross-functional role is in the Member Engagement team, and supports the activities of the Professional Development and Executive Office teams. This position plays an integral role in creating and delivering communications content while also maintaining the Association’s government relations system and supporting day-to-day government-relations activities.
The successful candidate will: Manage CMAA's social media and email communications projects
Assist in the successful launch of two new communications programs (including the CMAA Podcast)
Utilize the advocacy platform in full support of the Executive Office team.
Help build strong brand awareness, increase engagement, and deepen support amongst members and stakeholders
Utilize metrics, data, and web analytics to drive strategy with the goal of improving user experience and engagement. Manage timelines and production schedules for digital collateral and other outputs from CMAA, including emails, infographics, data visualizations, and other deliverables.
Possess a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, strategic communications, or public affairs; or combination of post-secondary education and professional experience
Have 1-3 years’ experience in digital communications/marketing and social media for professional society or trade association,
Additional experience in legislative affairs, government relations or public affairs for professional society or trade association, strongly preferred
Ability to organize resources and establish and monitor priorities
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage confidential information
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of Quorum and government relations information systems a plus
This position is full-time and remote during standard hours (EST) and requires limited travel (up to 10%). Candidates can reside anywhere in the US with a preference for location in the DC Metro Area.
CMAA takes pride in our benefits portfolio offering 100% employer paid health coverage to employees. Other benefits include generous leave policies, matching retirement plan, supplemental insurance plans, professional development opportunities and ongoing team building. We offer an annual salary for this role, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are excited about this opportunity, we require your resume and salary expectations when applying. We would love to learn more about you and your accomplishments. Candidates should feel free to include a cover letter or attach relevant documentation in the format requested below to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line: CMAA Manager of Communications and Advocacy.
Please attach resume, titled as: Last Name – First Name CMAA Resume
Please attach cover letter, titled as: Last Name – First Name CMAA Cover Letter
Please attach additional document, titled as: Last Name – First Name CMAA Additional
CMAA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.
About Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
The Construction Management Association of America is an industry association dedicated to the practice of professional construction management. CMAA represents more than 16,000 members including federal/state/local government and private sector owners, construction consultants, technology suppliers, academia, and legal organizations all with a common goal: to improve our nation's infrastructure.
We are a hybrid organization of colleagues across the country who are passionate about our industry and enjoy each other's company.