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Membership Manager

at New Level Resources in Washington, DC

About the Job

US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is seeking candidates for a new role of Membership Manager.

About US SIF:

US SIF is the leading voice advancing sustainable investing across all asset classes.

Our vision is a more sustainable and equitable society where environmental, social and governance impacts are meaningfully assessed in all investment decisions. To advance this vision, we aim to shift investment practices toward sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts.

Since 1985, US SIF and our members have advanced the field of sustainable investment, but today there is greater interest and need than ever before. Climate change, social and economic inequality, gender and racial diversity, human rights, loss of biodiversity, and political spending are all urgent issues for sustainable investors and the world as a whole. Increasingly, individual retail investors are joining with large institutional investors to use their assets to achieve better environmental, social and governance outcomes.

To achieve our mission, US SIF works with our multi-faceted membership, global and domestic sustainability organizations, policymakers and media. Our talented team undertakes research about the field, offers education and training for financial professionals, interacts with the media by placing content and providing expert commentary, engages with policymakers in the legislative and executive branches, and holds events and convenings around the country, including our well-regarded annual conference.

We are a small team, aiming high and accomplishing much. We are passionate about sustainable investment and about creating a more sustainable private sector. We are based in Washington, DC with a 13-person board located across the country.

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 holidays and 2 personal days
  • 401k plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Employer-subsidized health and dental insurance
  • FSAs and Dependent Care Spending accounts available
  • Employer-paid long-term and short-term disability
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Commuter benefit program for employees

Position Summary:

US SIF’s Membership Manager is responsible for engaging with member prospects, recruiting new members and managing the relationships with our existing members. Additionally, the Membership Manager will play a role in executing member programs and events. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and will work closely with the Operations and Events Associate.

Responsibilities:

The Membership Manager is responsible for duties which include, but are not limited to:

  • With the COO, define annual membership growth and retainment goals in alignment with organizational strategy.
  • Manage a pipeline of potential members and create an ongoing engagement plan to inform prospective members about US SIF and recruit new members. Liaise with staff and board members who can play a role with specific recruitment targets.
  • Understand the full extent of US SIF’s offerings and member benefits and be able to communicate this to potential and existing members.
  • Manage relationships with existing members in order to address member needs and help drive strong retention rates. Hold annual check-ins with current members and reach out to new members within six months of joining US SIF.
  • Where needed, attend events to raise the profile of US SIF and to engage with potential members.
  • Play a role in executing member programs and events.
  • Report on membership statistics and member feedback in internal discussions and for board materials.
  • Make updates to member related webpages and recruitment materials.
  • Assist in other projects as needed.

Competencies and Requirements:

  • Understanding of and experience in the financial services industry. Candidate must have familiarity with asset managers, asset owners and service providers including research and data institutions, advisors, and consultants.
  • Commitment to sustainability and experience with the field of sustainable investing.
  • Experience with relationship management and business development, including ability to present a strong case for joining US SIF to mid and senior level managers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with members and staff including responding to member and staff needs quickly and professionally.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team; a sense of humor is welcomed!
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience with a CRM or AMS software system preferred.

Salary: Salary range of $70,000 – 85,000, commensurate with experience.

To apply

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter and resume to margie@newlevelresources.com, using the subject line “US SIF Membership Manager.”

Final candidates will need to take a writing test. No phone calls, please.

US SIF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About US SIF and the US SIF Foundation:

US SIF is the leading voice advancing sustainable and impact investing across all asset classes. US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF.