The Manufacturing Institute (MI) is seeking a Director, Women's Engagement to be responsible for creating, building and maintaining women’s engagement programming managed by The Manufacturing Institute and or supporting and managing the Manufacturing Institute’s STEP Ahead development and education programs.
Join the MI and Make an Impact in the Following Ways:
Work with the AVP to execute and build a robust STEP Ahead initiative and #MFGWomen’s program and network and develop, deliver and maintain new women’s focused workforce programs and offerings.
In partnership with the AVP, the Director will be the main interface with the MI’s stakeholders on women engagement and development targeted programming as appropriate on MI initiatives.
The Director will be responsible for leading the development of new materials, content, and events in the women’s engagement space. This may or may not include supporting the creation of new strategic partnerships that will work to advance the MI’s goals.
Project management and individual performance in the following areas:
Research and drafting of new materials, reports, and other program communications.
Managing, planning and organizing events with relevant stakeholder groups.
Develop and manage project plans, project budgets, reporting schedules and formats, and the development and delivery of key deliverables.
The above list of responsibilities is representative of the position and is not intended to limit or preclude other responsibilities and tasks that may be associated with or added to the position.
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university;
5-7 years related work experience, including experience and interest in:
Familiarity with women’s engagement programming
Prior association experience preferred;
Experience with marketing and sales of programs preferred;
Experienced in project management and implementation;
Proficiency in Word for Windows, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and familiarity with or ability to learn Web content management applications;
Must be well organized and self-motivated, with the ability to work well under pressure and able to manage workload to meet deadlines;
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, perform multiple tasks using various software applications
Strong editing and proofreading skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent writing skills;
Comfort and proficiency in public speaking;
Team oriented and customer service focused with the ability to interact regularly with staff, executives, and other stakeholders;
Willingness to travel.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation’s most influential advocates for manufacturing. The Manufacturing Institute (MI) an affiliate of the NAM and the leading authority on the attraction, qualification, and development of world-class manufacturing talent. By joining the MI, you become part of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We recognize and reward our staff with competitive pay and annual performance-based bonus programs. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, SmarTrip, and a 401(k) Salary Deferral plan with employer match and contributions, vacation and sick leave, complimentary on-site gym access and healthy snacks in the break room. Become part of a fast paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of all private-sector research and development in the nation. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.
The NAM’s world-class staff of policy experts provide unmatched access and information on the key issues affecting your business and bottom line. We are on the front lines of a wide range of policy battles, from immigration reform and labor relations, to energy and the environment, to trade policy and taxes. At every turn, we are working on behalf of manufacturers in America to advance policies that help manufacturers do what they do best: create economic strength and jobs.