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Manager, Membership and Chapter Relations

Date: January 1, 2018

Position Title: Manager, Membership and Chapter Relations

Reports To: Vice-president of Marketing, Membership and Engagement

Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for membership recruitment and retention as well as Chapter relations, development and compliance.


  • Manages membership renewal, retention and recruitment strategies.
  • Manages Chapter relations, management, development and growth.
  • Works with staff to develop, implement, and monitor programs to increase membership, retain members and increase member satisfaction.
  • Develops and provides tools and resources to Chapters to ensure adherence to National policies.
  • Reconciles National and Chapter membership activity in AMS to balance with accounting general ledger on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensures accuracy of member database.
  • Coordinates and disseminates disbursement of dues and reports to the Chapters.
  • Serves as staff liaison to Chapters Council and Membership Committee.
  • Maintains Membership and Chapter sections of website.
  • Contributes content to ASAM’s newsletter.
  • Staffs exhibit booth at trade shows as needed (may include travel).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have at least 2 years of experience working in association membership and chapter relations.
  • Must be proficient with Association Management Systems (MemberSuite a plus).
  • Must have advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel and experience with Word and Outlook.
  • Must be available for evening conference calls and some weekend work.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience working with medical associations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Sitefinity or other content management system is helpful.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
  • Ability to convey concepts and convene meetings using Microsoft PowerPoint and personal presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent written, organizational, communication and customer service skills are required.
  • Resourcefulness and creativity valued.
  • Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members.

Works closely with:

  • All Staff
  • Committee Chairs
  • Chapter Presidents and Chapter Administrators


Recruiting salary range: $52,000 to $57,000 (with a robust benefits package)

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position to hr@ASAM.org.

To apply, send an email with resume and cover letter to hr@asam.org.


ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the state of Maryland.

ASAM Staff Values: As an organization, our work has national and generational impact. We are an energetic, scrappy, and resilient team who are passionately dedicated to providing hope and redemption in the addiction field. Our safe, positive and professional work environment allows us to celebrate both our successes and shortcomings. We help and support each other as a family of compassionate individuals. We work with pride and an insatiable hunger to change the addiction field and to leave our mark.