About the Alliance
Founded in 1906, the American Alliance of Museums (the Alliance) is the largest cultural organization representing the museum industry. We serve over 21,000 members, including museum professionals, trustees, independent professionals and the full range of museums--art, history, science, natural history, military, maritime and children's museums as well as aquariums, zoos, botanical gardens and historic sites.
Our office is located just two blocks from the White House in downtown Washington DC, across from the McPherson Square Metro Station. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.
Creative. Resourceful. Collaborative. The Alliance carries out its mission of providing leadership to the museum community through the dedicated efforts of our talented staff. We are always looking for service-oriented individuals in a variety of disciplines to join our team. We often recruit candidates experienced in association management, meeting planning, membership, administration, research, writing and editing, and museum operations.
We offer a full array of benefits including:
- Friendly work environment
- Medical & Dental Plan (100% of employee premium paid by the Alliance)
- Flexible Spending Account (medical expenses & dependent care)
- Life & AD&D, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
- 403(b) Tax-deferred annuity plan
- Prepaid Legal Service
- Pre-Tax Commuting Benefits
- Voluntary Long-Term Care Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Professional Development Opportunities
- 11 Paid Holidays Each Year
- 2 Personal Days Each Year
- Vacation & Sick Leave
- Fitness Center & Access to Rooftop Terrace On-Site
- Alliance Membership
Current Employment Opportunities
Assistant Director, Membership Marketing
We’ve seen membership grow by more than 25% this year! Your skills can help take us to the next level. The American Alliance of Museums, the largest organization serving the museum field, seeks a seasoned membership marketing professional with proven experience and a passion for museums. Reporting to the Vice President of Membership & Excellence, the Assistant Director of Membership Marketing works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to implement comprehensive marketing and recruitment efforts to grow the Alliance’s member base and achieve or exceed membership revenue goals. This “hands-on” position manages effective and efficient membership recruitment campaigns targeted to museum, individual and Ally member prospects; works with the Assistant Director, Member Services to manage successful renewal processes; and manages retention efforts, including new member on-boarding. This position also collaborates internally and externally to develop strategies to broaden and deepen member engagement in Alliance programs and to develop outreach strategies for effectively communicating the member value proposition at the Alliance’s Annual Meeting as well as to state, regional and affiliate museum associations. Additionally, this position works closely with the Strategic Communications department to ensure that membership communication supports the Alliance’s overall messaging and branding.
Requires minimum of 5 years’ experience in membership marketing in a nonprofit setting, preferably with an association; demonstrated competency in the development and implementation of membership marketing plans, including strategies, research, promotion, use of multiple channels to engage targeted audiences, and program evaluation; demonstrated experience in using new technologies for marketing and target audience engagement; B.A. in Marketing or related field required. Graduate degree preferred, particularly an MBA in Marketing. Ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication, teamwork and project management skills. Commitment to exemplary customer service is a must.
Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
, citing "Assistant Director, Membership Marketing" in the subject line. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.
The American Alliance of Museums is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and prospective employees without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, personal appearance, sexual orientation, political affiliation, family responsibilities, disability, matriculation, marital status or any other category protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment at the Alliance, including but not limited to recruitment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training and development, access to facilities, discipline, separation of employment, and other terms and conditions of employment.