Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Employment Opportunity: Dumbarton House

Job Posting: NSCDA Membership Coordinator

Dumbarton House, national headquarters and AAM-accredited historic house museum of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America [NSCDA], is undergoing an exciting transformation. Guided by a revised mission statement, new strategic plans, and dedicated board leadership, Dumbarton House is poised to strengthen headquarters support for our members as we approach the 125th anniversary of this women’s lineage organization dedicated to preservation, patriotism, and education. The NSCDA Membership Coordinator—a positive and motivated professional with impeccable customer service skills and ability to take direction from multiple sources—will have a unique opportunity to impact the future of the NSCDA and Dumbarton House during this important period.

Position responsibilities, include:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with NSCDA leadership nationally, and support 44 Corporate Societies and 15,200 individual members nationally;
  • Coordinate NSCDA meetings, workshops, and trips/tour;
  • Maintain NSCDA membership database, providing reports and analysis as needed;
  • Manage all aspects of headquarters reception and hospitality;
  • Coordinate NSCDA Strategic Plan progress and reporting, collecting and collating data from national committees and Corporate Societies to support annual report creation;
  • Manage gift shop and other sales;
  • Maintain NSCDA Archives, overseeing cataloguing, housing, conservation, digitization, and research projects;
  • Manage online member resources and support member communications, including website maintenance, online databases, e-newsletters, webinars, etc.; and
  • Supervise Membership Assistant and other periodic part-time, intern, or volunteer headquarters staff.
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to build rapport with members of all ages across the country;
  • Self-directed, motivated, tactful, diplomatic, and congenial;
  • Proactive and positive attitude, creative problem-solver, and ability to multi-task;
  • Proven attention to detail and strong organizing, speaking, and writing skills;
  • Strong computer skills, with database, word processing, webinar, and website maintenance experience;
  • Experience executing administrative actions and conference planning; and
  • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and attitude of respect for working with diverse staff, volunteers, members, and visitors.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter & resume to with NSCDA Membership as the subject. No phone calls please.

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