ABA Career Opportunities
The American Bus Association (ABA) is looking for two professional program specialists. Candidates must be enthusiastic, multi-taskers, work under deadlines, organized, detailed, and solutions-oriented. The primary focus of the positions will be to assist the president and manage several of the association’s councils and programs.
Successful candidates for the two positions will serve as the liaison between ABA’s president and its Board of Directors, support the ABA Foundation’s Board of Governors, assist in coordination of meeting agendas, materials and speakers; maintain and update board and committee-related documents; manage communications with the boards and the membership at large; undertake special projects and research; draft communication; and work with the president on the strategic direction of the association.
The position offers opportunities to grow quickly and manage numerous association programs and councils. Affiliate organizations that the successful candidate may manage or co-manage include: the ABA Foundation; Florida Motorcoach Association; Hispanic Motorcoach Council; Entertainer Motorcoach Council; Asian Motorcoach Council; School Bus Council and Skål International USA. Responsibilities include: agenda development and meeting management, development of educational seminars, fundraising, financial management, membership development, communications, and website management. Please submit cover letter with resume to: email@example.com to be considered for these positions.
What we look for:
· Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work both as part of a team, and independently when appropriate
· Ability to work closely with association members and the leadership groups of the assigned programs
· Outstanding written and oral communication skills
· Fast learner with the ability to respond quickly and accurately to challenges and tasks, and willing to take ownership of delegated projects
· Ability to meet competing deadlines and prioritize tasks
· Knowledge of, or experience with, databases
· Ability and willingness to travel when required
About the American Bus Association
The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.
Database Management and Member Services Coordinator
The American Bus Association is looking for a professional, member-focused, solutions-oriented, organized, detail-oriented database management & member services coordinator. The successful individual will be energetic, creative and a problem-solver.
The successful candidate’s main responsibilities will focus on every aspect of supporting the Association’s members including database processing/integrity/analysis, event support, member/prospect outreach, publication verification, committee coordination and other tasks as assigned.
In addition, the candidate must work well in a team environment as well as independently and have the ability to work closely with association members and volunteers, possess excellent time management skills, and meet multiple deadlines while prioritizing tasks.
What we look for:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Knowledge of, or experience with databases
- Must be able to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks
- Must be able to learn quickly and be willing to take ownership of delegated projects
- Must be able to travel when required
This is a full-time position. Send cover letter and resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Bus Association, the trade association of the intercity bus industry, represents the motorcoach industry's interests in Washington, D.C. It also facilitates relationships between North American motorcoach and tour companies and all related segments of the travel and supplier industries and promotes travel by motorcoach to consumers.
ABA represents approximately 950 motorcoach and tour companies in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services (commuter, school, transit). Another 2,500 member organizations represent the travel and tourism industry and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.
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