At MEEA, we leverage our unique position as the Midwest’s key champion and trusted information resource on energy efficiency policies and programs to help our members and stakeholders identify, understand and implement cost-effective energy efficiency strategies that provide economic and environmental benefits. As a collaborative network and an influential membership organization spanning thirteen states, we provide a professional forum where energy providers, policymakers, implementers, manufacturers, advocates, and other stakeholders can make connections, seek advice and learn about energy efficiency. With our dynamic annual conference, MEEA plays an important role in forging partnerships, promoting new technologies and curating the evolving conversation around economic sustainability and environmental stewardship from energy efficiency.
MEEA seeks an exceptional individual who believes both in the importance of strong relationships between an organization and its members and knows how to build and maintain those connections. We offer a supportive, high-performing environment where you will have a significant voice in the membership program’s decisions and in your own development, and a culture that recognizes, develops and values great work.
We are looking for someone to support our membership, made up of over 160 organizational members. MEEA membership uniquely brings all stakeholders of the energy efficiency industry to further important conversations and business opportunities.
The Membership Associate will report to the Sr. Manager of Membership and Marketing and be responsible for the day to day administration of MEEA’s membership program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Assist in identifying prospects for membership, developing membership appeals and supporting outreach to prospective members
Assist with the planning and coordination of membership cultivation activities and events
Work with Sr. Marketing Associate on membership communications
Manage the membership invoicing process including new and renewing member invoices and prepare directed membership communications
Assist with the data integrity of the organization’s Constituent Relationship Management database and its use for membership development
Participate in coordination of MEEA’s Annual Membership Meeting and other organizational and membership-related events
Staff primary team responsible for MEEA’s annual conference, the Midwest Energy Solutions conference, and the annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards
MEEA offers a competitive employment package with salary commensurate with experience.
Civic Opera Building
20 N Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606
Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Membership Associate. Candidates who do not submit all three items will not be considered. Candidates considered for interviews will be asked to provide writing samples and three references. No phone calls please.
MEEA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination with regard to race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, creed, class, sexual orientation, national origin, and disability.
B.A or B.S. required in the field of business administration, communications, marketing or a related field
At least one to two years related work experience in a professional environment (association or membership experience preferred, but not required)
Excellent organizational, writing, communication and public speaking skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines while prioritizing competing responsibilities
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Ability to work independently with a high degree of self-sufficiency and initiative while also functioning as a member of a team in an open-office environment
Outgoing, energetic, and positive team player willing to take initiative
Ability to research and solve problems
Passion for environmental issues, a plus
Internal Number: 6169901318
About Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
With MEEA, you're no longer alone in your passion for energy efficiency. We're here for the region as a channel for positive change. MEEA balances the diverse interests of its members and network across the public and private sectors, to create a common ground on the single most important issue of our time - energy efficiency. It's the first step in addressing every environmental and energy challenge facing us. Efficiency is about getting more energy out of every dollar, and maximizing energy savings, making us more economically competitive.
As a central source for information and action, MEEA raises awareness, facilitates energy efficiency programs and strengthens policy across the Midwest region. MEEA brings together a respected network of members, partners, board and staff, and inspires others to create new technologies, new products and new ways of thinking when it comes to energy efficiency.