Position: Director of Membership and Programs
FLSA Status: Exempt
Report to: Managing Director
The TASH Communications Manager will continue to support membership and report to the Membership and Program Director on membership and meeting focused work items.
The Membership and Program Director is responsible for overseeing TASH’s membership engagement work, including the recruitment and retention of individual and organizational members. In addition, the MPD oversees the planning and execution of TASH’s major events (currently its annual conference and outstanding leadership at the Disability Law Symposium), as well as the occasional webinar and educational delivery for other members and allies. increase. This position will play a key role in positioning her TASH as an attractive, value-added membership organization that offers outstanding educational events and other benefits.
Mandatory Obligations and Responsibilities:
Key features of this position include, but are not limited to:
Lead the planning and implementation of the Annual Conference and OLDL
- Serves as liaison to the Conference Planning Committee and the OLDL Planning Committee to direct conference development. Work with the committee chair to set the meeting agenda and facilitate the work plan for the annual meeting.
- Oversee all aspects of the conference and the OLDL including program development, speaker/presenter recruitment and communication, event schedule development and maintenance, oversight of all event communications, and managing logistics for each event.
- Track registrations, sponsorships and exhibitors and report regularly to the Executive Director.
- Coordinate all aspects of virtual or onsite productions, including coordinating speakers/presenters, signage, food and beverages, registration, volunteer assignments, staff assignments, set-up and tear-down.
- Coordinate post-event items such as invoice review, reconciliation and payment, letters of approval and appreciation, evaluations, and summary reports to the Executive Director, Planning Committee and Board of Directors.
Oversee membership recruitment and retention
- Regularly advertise your TASH membership to individuals and organizations.
- Develop and implement an annual recruitment and retention plan.
- Ensure that TASH’s various ‘communities of practice’ remain relevant as a member benefit.
- We aim to engage with TASH state and local chapters and increase the number of chapters in action.
- Regularly reports key membership data to the Executive Director, including member types, retention/renewal rates, and revenue generated by membership.
- Stay abreast of best practices for membership engagement.
- Regularly review membership benefits and suggest benefits that should be added or removed.
- Monitor regular contact with members.
- Hold an Annual General Meeting under the direction of the Executive Director
Oversees the annual Membership Satisfaction Survey and compiles data for the Executive Director and Board.
To be successful in this task, individuals must be able to perform their respective important duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform basic functions.
5+ years relevant experience supporting national non-profit memberships and related programs
3+ years of conference planning experience required
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills
Proven ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks
Respond quickly to requests such as emails and phone calls
sense of humor
Language and math skills:
Ability to effectively present information and answer questions from the media, managers, clients, customers and the general public
Good writing skills with the ability to write speeches and articles for publication
Ability to calculate rates, ratios, percentages and present information via charts and graphs
IBM-PC proficiency using Microsoft Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and various Internet search engines
Experience with web features such as CMS/HTML
Certificates and Licenses:
TASH is an international leader in disability advocacy. Founded in 1975, TASH advocates for the human rights and inclusion of people who are severely disabled and in need of assistance – those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization. TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy, information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates. The comprehensive practices that TASH validated through research have been shown to improve outcomes for all.
TASH is governed by a board of directors and supported by a network of members, volunteers, committees and chapter organizations. Members of TASH include a wide variety of individuals and perspectives, including researchers, professionals, direct service his workers, families, and people with disabilities. Together, we share the commitment to the quality of life for people that we advocate for.
About TASH members
Over 1100 members nationwide, including researchers, educators, advocates, service providers, families and other allies. Benefits for TASH members include: Subscription to RPSD, TASH’s quarterly peer-reviewed journal Inclusive Practices, TASH’s quarterly professional journal, offers discounts for outstanding leadership at the TASH Annual Conference and Disability Law Symposium. Access to TASH’s community of practice (inclusive education, employment, community life, communication access, human rights, diversity, social impact), subscription to monthly e-newsletter (TASH in Action.)
How to apply
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