Recent college grads, are you looking for a way to break into the exciting world of Associations? This could be the role for you!
The Maryland Tech Council (www.mdtechcouncil.com) is a collaborative community that is actively engaged in building strong technology and life science industries by supporting the efforts of our individual members. We are the largest technology trade association in the state of Maryland with over 600 members, and we provide value by giving them a forum to learn, share, and connect. The valuable resources we provide to our members help them reach their full potential as vital members of their communities.
Members of the Tech Council are provided with educational programming taught by industry leaders with a focus on key topics, advocacy at the state and national levels, and a variety of opportunities to participate in both large and small events.
Our events team is seeking an entry level Membership Services Coordinator n our Gaithersburg, MD office, who will be learning the ropes from seasoned professionals in the exciting and growing Association industry.
The Membership Services Coordinator will be responsible for supporting member, mentor and other activities as assigned and will report to the Director of Membership and Venture Mentoring Services. We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable working independently as well as being a member of a team.
As Membership Services Coordinator, your duties will include (but are not limited to):
Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information
Facilitate new member onboarding process
Coordinate, collect and prepare material for prospect meetings
Facilitate mailings, invoicing and billing
Schedule team meetings
Create and run reports from the database as scheduled and requested
Respond to all inquiries and requests for assistance
Direct calls or emails about projects, meetings, and billing to appropriate MTC staff
Provide personal and professional customer service
Feed information to social networking staff
In order to be a successful candidate for this role, you should bring the following combination of education, skills and experiences:
1+ years of office based work experience, internships are acceptable.
Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite, Google and scheduling tool, like Doodle
Bachelor’s degree is a plus
Strong organizational and planning skills
Exceptional communication skills, both in writing and verbal
Problem analysis and problem solving skills
Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed, e.g., evenings and weekends
Occasional (day) travel within Maryland, Virginiaand Washington, DC
Ability to take notes and synthesize material accurately
Knowledge of other entrepreneurial centers other than Montgomery County is a plus
Ability to reach out comfortably to new contacts both by phone and in writing
Enthusiasm and creativity.
About Maryland Tech Council
The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is the largest technology trade association in the state with more than 500 members and representing 250,000 people in Maryland and the region. MTC has two major divisions: MdTech, which services the advanced technology community, and MdBio for the region's biotechnology community.
MTC is the premier organization in the mid-Atlantic for providing professionals access to the technology and biotechnology industry leaders from Maryland, DC and Virginia.
In addition, MTC helps the region's technology organizations grow through activities such as regularly scheduled and robustly attended networking events, cost-saving programs, and advocacy initiatives. It's not only our goal but it's our mission to promote the technology industry and to create an environment where technology companies can collaborate, grow, succeed and thrive.
MTC is also able to serve the tech and biotech community through assets like the Maryland Health Care Product Development Corporation (MHCPDC), which provides early-stage investment in biomedical technologies and the MdBioLab program, which is a mobile bioscience laboratory that visits Maryland high schools to teach science literacy.