The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is a fun, fast-paced office with a small staff that does lobbying, communications, industry research, event planning and member services. The person who fills this position will get hands-on exposure in all these areas and be able to carve out their unique place within the organization.
The Manager of Association Services’ position is a great opportunity for the right person seeking nonprofit experience. The varied skillset and professional development of this position will add depth and breadth to the manager’s portfolio.
The Manager of Association Services’ responsibilities include the following:
Responsibility for financial and office management, including accounts payable, bank deposits and supplies;
Supporting meeting logistics, including event registration, social functions and menu selection;
Aiding communications efforts, including social media, website and member communications;
Assisting with premier USApple programs, such as Young Apple Leaders, Capitol Hill Day, Market News Report and Apples4Ed;
Coordinating congressional visits and political action committee efforts; and
Travel to our annual conference in Chicago and other member meetings and visits as needed.
We’re looking for someone who is a team player and a self-starter who can own their individual projects. This person must be able to thrive in a multi-faceted, fast-paced office environment. In addition, the candidate must possess:
A college degree;
2-4 years of professional experience;
Eagerness to learn various areas of the nonprofit landscape; and
Readiness to roll up their sleeves and pitch in where needed.
About U.S. Apple Association
The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is the national trade association representing America’s favorite fruit. We advocate for the nation’s 7,500 apple growers, close to 40 state and regional apple associations, and hundreds of apple-related companies in the $15 billion per year apple industry.
The association office is located in Falls Church, Va., near Tysons Corner.