Thank you for your interest in joining the NASSP team. Open job positions are listed below.


Membership Director

NASSP seeks Membership Director who will oversees the recruitment and retention of school leaders (principals and assistant principals) and student leader programs through five programs: NASSP, NHS, NJHS, NEHS and National Student Council. As NASSP is entering a new strategic plan that prioritizes growing, servicing and engaging school and student leaders, the Membership Director will serve as an organizing strategist, need to build their team with a field staff component, and have an entrepreneurial mindset.

Responsibilities

Recruitment and Retention Campaigns

  • Organizing strategist to oversee the goals, priorities, budget and administration of all recruitment and retention efforts of school leaders and student program chapters.
  • Working closely with the communications team, direct development of the acquisition and retention campaigns for student and school leaders, ensuring focus aligns with strategic objectives of the organization and addresses the unique needs of each member group.
  • Manage ongoing renewal campaigns.
  • Collaborate across the organization to identify and expand membership value for school and student leaders and improve recruitment, renewal and retention of membership through intentional outreach and support programs.

Reports and Analysis

  • Analyze and synthesize data to evaluate trends and adjust acquisition/retention efforts and budget projections as needed.
  • Working with the information systems team, develop new reports and streamline existing reports.
  • Deliver monthly reports to the executive team and quarterly reports to the board of directors

State Association Coordination

  • Work closely with state associations to foster a collaborative relationship with school leader recruitment.
  • Create and maintain an affiliation agreement that identifies the expectations of each party, establishment and enforcement of policies, and creation and management of new services.
  • Track state membership fees and benefits.

Management

  • Recruits, coaches, mentors and develops team members towards achieving strategic goals.
  • Oversee member benefit vendors (e.g., life insurance provider) and procurement of additional benefit providers.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Minimum of ten years of experience leading membership or constituent management strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a leadership role, managing the work of others, and guiding a multi-disciplinary organization to meet the organization’s mission.
  • Preferred background and understanding of K12 education, especially education membership organizations and nonprofits
  • Demonstrated experience in growing membership and strengthening membership retention.
  • Demonstrated experience in Customer Relationship Management systems and software.
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills, anticipating needs, determining priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing budgets.

Skills and Critical Success Factors

  • BS degree required
  • Ability to execute strategy while aligning work to organizational priorities and collaborating with other groups
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through effectively
  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative-thinker with a can-do attitude
  • Proven communication, organization, entrepreneurial, and management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, analyze and compile complex data for planning and reporting purposes
  • Organized and self-motivated with strong business office technology skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to a high level of customer service.

Excellent benefits package.  Position is remote. Office location is one block from the Silver Line. Interested applicants can forward their cover letter, resume and desired salary to NASSP/HR, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA, email [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employer


Federal Lobbyist

NASSP seeks Federal Lobbyist to assist the Director of Policy and Advocacy in coordinating all federal policy and advocacy efforts for the association.  The primary responsibilities of the Federal Lobbyist is to serve as the association’s lead lobbyist and execute an engagement strategy with Congress and the U.S. Department of Education, develop federal policy recommendations on key education issues, and integrate the advocacy agenda into all organizational goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as Association’s lead lobbyist and advocate on behalf of NASSP positions to a variety of external audiences, including congressional staff, Department of Education officials, and representatives of other national education organizations by organizing meetings, preparing briefing materials, conducting original education policy research, and more.
  • Develop policy positions and advocacy strategy related to the federal budget and appropriations process and serve as liaison to coalitions with other national education organizations and stakeholders.
  • Develop policy positions and advocacy strategy related to NASSP’s key federal policy issues and serve as liaison to appropriate coalitions.  
  • Plan and execute webinars, meetings, and other events to engage NASSP members and stakeholders on relevant federal education policy and funding issues.
  • Present federal policy and advocacy updates at in-person and virtual meetings of NASSP’s state affiliate organizations, including NASSP’s positions on key issues and information to engage principals in grassroots advocacy.
  • Collaborate with NASSP’s Student Leadership, department to conduct congressional briefings, lobby days, and other activities to engage student leaders in the Association’s advocacy initiatives.
  • Work with the Director of Advocacy and the Senior Manager of State Engagement and Outreach to execute the annual NASSP Advocacy Conference and Capitol Hill lobby days for recognized principals, including development of content, selection and invitation of speakers, preparation of briefing materials, planning and moderating of events, and conducting follow-up meetings with congressional staff.
  • Collaborate with other NASSP departments to integrate the advocacy agenda into all organizational goals and objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Education, or related concentration
  • 5+ years’ experience on Capitol Hill, lobbying, or policy development
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills a must
  • Good writing skills and excellent presentation skills required
  • Knowledge of education policy issues and budget/appropriations a plus

Excellent benefits package.  Position is remote. Office location is one block from the Silver Line. Interested applicants can forward their cover letter, resume and desired salary to NASSP/HR, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA, email [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employer


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