The Society for Scholarly Publishing seeks a reliable, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and results-driven professional with an ability to solve problems; administer SSP’s customer support, database management, and membership retention/acquisition strategies; and oversee various administrative tasks.
The Membership Administrator works collaboratively with the SSP staff, board of directors, partners, and volunteers to administer customer support, database management, membership retention/acquisition strategies, and various administrative tasks. This position is the front-line of communication with members, prospective members, and program participants and is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the society’s data. Responsibilities include processing memberships, event registrations, and product orders as well as developing strategies for member engagement, retention, and acquisition. SSP has just over 1000 members (individuals and organizations) and hosts approximately 24 events (in-person and virtual) annually.
SSP is a virtual organization with no brick-and-mortar headquarters, so this position will telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. and work virtually with other SSP staff and contractors. Applicants must be able to maintain a safe, separate workspace in which they can complete their work that is free from distraction and limits accessibility by non-employees, and live in an area where they can obtain reliable internet service. This is a full-time staff position including benefits and a stipend for internet and telephone services.
View the full job description, including qualifications, salary range, and benefits, at the SSP Career Center.
Interested parties may submit their resume and letter of interest to SSP Executive Director, Melanie Dolechek at firstname.lastname@example.org. Preference will be given to applications received before October 29, 2021.
About the Society for Scholarly Publishing The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.
Contact Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director | email@example.com | 303-422-3914
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