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DC Job Alert: Program Manager – Association of Metrpolitan Planning Organizations

The Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) seeks a Program Manager to manage its membership program and aspects of the annual conference. The position is located in Washington, DC. See www.ampo.org for information regarding AMPO.

Job Duties

Membership

  • Manage membership program, working directly with over 200 MPOs and transportation consulting firms.
  • Answer inquiries and build and maintain relationships with members.
  • Maintain membership database.
  • Work with bookkeeper to generate, send, and track membership invoices.
  • Provide membership report to AMPO Board.


Annual Conference

  • Responsible for the planning of AMPO’s Annual Conference, working directly with AMPO Technical Committee to develop program content.
  • Manage all logistics onsite at the Annual Conference hotel.
  • Solicit and secure sponsors and exhibitors.
  • Work closely with the host MPO member organization to develop mobile workshops, organize volunteers, and other Annual Conference logistics.
  • Assist executive director with managing and monitoring conference budget.

Communications

  • Compile news from federal agencies, associations, MPOs, and policy and technical updates to include in a biweekly electronic newsletter, aMPO eMAIL.
  • Edit transportation policy related documents from AMPO; including white papers, letters to congressional and executive branch offices, and updates to members.
  • Update AMPO website, using Word Press.

Other

  • Assist with organizing AMPO Board and Committee activities.
  • Develop and implement annual awards program, honoring organization and individual leaders in transportation planning.
  • Represent AMPO at industry meetings with federal and association partners and stakeholders.

Required/Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university, with three to five years of work experience, preferably in an association or non-profit setting.
  • Ideal candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal, editing, and organization skills; takes initiative; meeting planning experience; knowledge of WordPress; and ability to work in a small, fast paced office.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Occasional travel is required.

Salary and Benefits

AMPO offers a competitive salary, based on experience and qualifications. AMPO provides outstanding benefits (health, dental, disability insurance; retirement plan contribution; vacation and sick leave; pre-tax cafeteria plan; and transit benefit).

To Apply

AMPO is an equal opportunity employer. Please provide a cover letter describing your interest in the position and qualifications, resume, and a short writing sample (no more than 3 pages) to: staff@ampo.org. Place in the subject: Program Manager.

Applications can also be mailed to:

DeLania Hardy

Executive Director

444 North Capitol St., NW

Ste. 345

Washington, DC 20001

No phone calls please.

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