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Web Developer Intern

Friday, June 16, 2017 8:22 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

Position Title:  Web Developer Intern
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Functional Area/Department:
Information Technology
Reporting Supervisor:
Technical Manager 

To apply: Please email your resume to hr@abc.org

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. 

The Web Developer Intern will assist the Web Services team with designing, building and implementing a new responsive-design website. Provide support for the association with website related issues. Gain knowledge in ASP.NET, Microsoft SQL, DotNetNuke and Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities
  • Point of contact and tier 1 support for our website environment.
  • Enter all support issues into our ticketing system and manage appropriately.
  • Cross-browser testing.
  • Assist with designing, building and implementing a new responsive-design abc.org website.
  • Learn and perform keyword research for SEO as required for the website redesign.
Desired Skills
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS and the ability to turn a simple design into a web page.
  • Adobe Photoshop proficiency       
  • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
Additional Skills—(a Plus But Not a Requirement)
  • ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL 
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Experience with DotNetNuke
Educational and Experience Requirements       
  • Majoring in Web Design/Development/Programming
Position Requirements 

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Organizational awareness & resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions & resolve issues.
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding work schedule. 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently. ·       
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.
Important Notices

Nondiscrimination:
  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 
Work Environment:
  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
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Public Affairs & Member Services Intern

Monday, May 22, 2017 12:32 PM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE                                                                             

Position Title:                                Public Affairs & Member Services Intern (Paid)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Functional Area/Department: Public Affairs & Member Services
Reporting Supervisor VP of Public Affairs & Member Services

TO APPLY: 
Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@abc.org with "Public Affairs & Member Services Internship" in subject line.

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW
 
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org.

The Public Affairs and Member Services Intern will report to the VP of Public Affairs and Member Services and support various positions within the department depending on the project.

Key Duties
  • Categorize and update sponsor asset library to ensure easy access to information for staff
  • Develop tracking system for sponsorship deliverables and assist with sponsorship fulfillment 
  • Assist meetings team with administrative tasks for national events, including reviewing conference registration lists for targeted marketing outreach
  • Assist with data entry, clean-up of sponsorship contact database and reporting in Sales Force
  • Audit of member participation reports to determine membership status 
  • Prepare slide decks for ABC meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum requirement is to have completed at least two years of college.
  • Attend to detail and strong organizational skills required.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • Good research and organizational skills  
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and other routine computer skills 
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication. Proofreading and editing skills a plus.
  • Strong telephone skills 
  • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions and resolve issues
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work with a demanding work schedule 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently 
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem-solving skills to resolve issues
  • Demonstrate the highest level of personal and ethical standards
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:
  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Public Affairs, Member Services and Construction Executive Intern, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment:
  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. 
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Public Affairs & Member Services Internship

Monday, May 22, 2017 12:24 PM
The Public Affairs and Member Services Intern will report to the VP of Public Affairs and Member Services and support various positions within the department depending on the project. Read the rest of entry »

Director of Marketing

Friday, May 19, 2017 10:05 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

Position Title:  Director of Marketing
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department:
Member Services
Reporting Supervisor:
VP of Public Affairs & Member Services

TO APPLY: Please apply here

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

The Director of Marketing reports to the VP, Public Affairs and Member Services. The Director is the chief copywriter and is responsible for creating and executing marketing plans across the organization. He/She is both a strategic and tactical and actively builds and maintains strong partnerships with staff and chapters to provide innovative marketing direction and ensures marketing efforts are coordinated and communicated in an effective manner.  He/she works closely with the Senior Director of Public Affairs and the rest of the team to utilize the most relevant and appropriate digital and print delivery strategies. 

​Description of Duties

Responsibilities
  • Create and implement a clear marketing vision and strategy that leverages the ABC brand and our unique industry position
  • Serve on brand identity development team
  • Co-develop Brand Center image library and secure needed photography with appropriate rights.
  • Serve on abc.org website development staff team
  • Stay current on trends and innovations in marketing in the construction, association, credentialing and event production industries
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for email marketing, including the selection and management of vendors.
  • In cooperation with the Director of Chapter Communications, develop chapter resources to market ABC programs (STEP, AQC and FindContractors.com) and events. 
  • Solicit quotes, testimonials and reviews from members that can be used for marketing ABC events and services.
  • Implement SEO strategies to increase website visibility 
  • Track and measure the effectiveness of all marketing initiatives
  • Lead member/chapter education sessions on marketing at ABC conferences
  • Manage graphic designer 
Qualifications
  • Strong copywriting and proofreading skills
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize against deadlines
  • Creative approach to design and ability to translate concepts into high-quality products working with in-house graphic designer
  • Expertise in email marketing/marketing automation programs for a trade association or professional society
  • Experience producing videos; video editing experience a plus
  • Strong leader and team player with excellent relationship skills and a proven ability to manage a team to success
  • Bachelor’s degree required; further education a plus
  • 10+ years of marketing experience 
  • 4+ years of managing direct reports
  • 5+ years of experience in new media/digital environment
  • Effective budget and ROI management skills
Position Requirements

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:  
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and on deadline
  • Excellent oral and written communication, copywriting, and proofreading/editing skills
  • Ability to effectively research various audiences and target with appropriate communications
  • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage to identify solutions and resolve issues
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work comfortably, efficiently and effectively in a demanding work schedule
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and use problem solving skills to address  issues
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Production of materials reflecting accuracy and close attention to detail.  
Important Notices

Nondiscrimination:
  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment:
  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Friday, May 19, 2017 8:56 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

Position Title:  Marketing & Communications Coordinator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department:
Member Services & Public Affairs
Reporting Supervisor:
Senior Director of Public Affairs

TO APPLY: Click Here to apply online.

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

The Marketing and Communications Specialist reports to the Senior Director of Public Affairs and is tasked with supporting a broad range of marketing and communications activities related to ABC’s events, member programs and outreach to ABC chapters and members. 

Description of Duties

Responsibilities
  • Draft, edit and/or proofread a variety of communications, including, but not limited to:
    • News releases 
    • Stories for Newsline 
    • ABC’s weekly enewsletter 
    • Website copy 
    • Marketing communications
  • Responsible for ABC Events app.
  • Oversee production of electronic and onsite printed materials for ABC events.
  • Oversee the photographers and videographers and manage production of final work product.
  • Support the sponsorship team to coordinate sponsorship deliverables.
Specialized Skills 
  • Highly organized and able to manage, implement, and track multiple tasks and programs, with strong attention to detail.
  • Continuous process improvement mindset.
  • Ability to understand chapter/national relationships and maintain strong customer service.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills a must.
  • Organizational awareness & resourcefulness, with an understanding of who to engage in order to identify solutions & resolve issues.
  • Ability to work on a team and work across departments to accomplish organizational goals.
Qualifications
  • Strong writing and copywriting skills, specifically marketing programs or services.
  • Proofreading experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in journalism, marketing, digital media and communications; or Associate’s degree with 1-2 years of related work experience.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize against deadlines.
  • Tech savvy, experience with email marketing systems and apps very helpful.
Position Requirements

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:  
  • Excellent oral and written communication, copywriting, proofreading and editing skills
  • Ability to complete highly accurate work with close attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of email marketing systems  
  • Knowledge of the interplay between print and digital media, including social media and content marketing.
  • Video production and editing skills
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills 
  • Organizational awareness & resourcefulness; understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions & resolve issues
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently 
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem-solving skills to resolve issues
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards
Important Notices

Nondiscrimination:
  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 
Work Environment:
  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Media Relations Manager

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 8:06 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title: Media Relations Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department: Public Affairs
Reporting Supervisor: Senior Director of Public Affairs

To Apply:
Please submit resume and cover letter here.

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing more than 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.

The Media Relations Manager is responsible for assisting the Vice President of Public Affairs and the Senior Director of Public Affairs with various communications initiatives including media outreach and tracking, message creation and distribution in a variety formats, management of Public Affairs website content and social media initiatives.

Description of Duties

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute strategies for media and external relations, including outreach to industry groups and local and national media and coordinating with other departments within the association to develop strategic messaging supporting ABC’s priorities.
  • Manage responses to media inquiries, including serving as ABC spokesperson when appropriate. 
  • Write and edit content for ABC National and chapter communications, including Newsline, industry publications, chapter magazines/newsletters, blogs, talking points, scripts and speeches. 
  • Monitor print and online publications for stories affecting ABC and the construction industry and keep key audiences informed through media reports. 
  • Maintain a list of key media contacts for major ABC issues and establish positive working relationships with them.
  • Manage distribution of ABC messages on key issues to the media in a variety of formats, including social media, video, websites, newswires, etc., and track coverage and distribute weekly clips email.
  • Develop contacts related to key ABC issues in the media and the legislature; attend hearings and coalition meetings, as needed.
  • Oversee ABC’s economic data releases, including managing the budget, writing, editing and distributing economic content, in conjunction with the ABC Chief Economist, ensuring it is delivered in a variety of interactive formats (charts, infographics, video, etc.) and in the context of the larger economy. 
  • Manage electronic distribution of news releases, economic news, newsletters and other member, chapter and media communications through Outlook, Magnet Mail and any other outside vendor, including maintaining email templates and updating as necessary.
  • Ensure ABC messages are being distributed in engaging formats, including video, infographics, slide shows, etc., and create those materials, as needed. 
  • Provide media relations education and support for ABC chapters, including writing letters to the editor and press releases/statements/media advisories, developing press lists, providing guidance on responding to inquiries and developing pitches.  
  • Serve as back up for the Communications Manager on photography, social media and writing duties.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience.
Specialized Skills
    • Excellent writing and editing skills; knowledge of AP style
    • Strong verbal and telephone communications skills
    • Experience acting as a spokesperson and demonstrated track record of generating media coverage
    • Familiarity with construction industry and the political and regulatory process 
    • Photography/video skills
    • Association experience a plus
    • Ability to create infographics and dynamic charts, use video-editing software a plus 
Experience Required
  • 3 to 5 years of communications experience
Position Requirements

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Writing and verbal skills.
  • Self-starter, highly organized.
  • Coordination of projects, meetings and/or events a plus.
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule.
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Disability Specifications:

  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

 Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk  and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and  fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to  stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop,  kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include  close vision.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
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Data Analyst

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 11:48 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

Position Title:  Data Analyst
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department:
Information Technology
Reporting Supervisor:
Senior Director of Chapter Relations & Information
Management 

TO APPLY:  Apply online

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. 

ABC’s Information Technology department is involved in a number of large projects to modernize how it collects, shares, and manages its data, including:       
  • migrating off its current, vendor-owned AMS (association management system)       
  • building a new system using .NET and SQL Server        
  • replacing a number of Access databases built in-house with the .NET/SQL Server solution
The Data Analyst will work with business analysts, database and web programmers, project managers, and business stakeholders. He or she will participate in each phase of the SDLC (software development life cycle) on large system development projects. He or she will also engage in various small projects requiring data analysis expertise.  Common activities include gathering and analyzing requirements, performing comprehensive data analysis, mapping data between two systems, writing SQL queries, developing and testing reports, researching and documenting current methods, and automating processes where appropriate.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities
  • Analyzes current business processes and finds opportunities for automation
  • Gathers reporting requirements and produces specifications with business and technology teams
  • Designs and implements reporting solutions enabling stakeholders to make effective decisions
  • Draws insights from data that will be used by various departments and teams
  • Designs, builds and maintains dashboards/visualizations that will be used by other teams
  • Conducts ad hoc data analysis and data quality investigations
  • Analyzes granular data for segment and trend analysis
  • Develops routines to migrate data between Microsoft SQL Server and Access
  • Works with internal staff to gather requirements and implement a new AMS backend
Specialized Skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, SSMS, and writing SQL queries
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access 
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (VBA, macros, pivot tables)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills: able to develop and use structured approaches to identify root causes and recommend resolutions
  • Ability to tell stories with data, educate effectively and instill confidence in recommendations, motivating others to act on them
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent from four-year college
Experience Preferred
  • At least two years performing data analysis, database programming, or report development using Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, or a comparable database technology
  • At least one year developing reports in SAP Crystal Reports, Microsoft SSRS, or a comparable reporting package
  • Any experience using Microsoft Excel’s (Data) Analysis Toolpak
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who meet the following requirements:
  • Possess knowledge, skills and behaviors (or competencies) that foster a productive relationship between ABC’s national office and its chapters
  • Deploy strong problem-solving and analytical abilities to consume and deliver information about business process and programs
  • Ability to become well versed in programs and services of ABC National in order to effectively and efficiently respond to chapter questions and requests
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines
  • Writing and verbal skills
  • Self-starter, highly organized
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet objectives and key deadlines
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues
  • The highest level of personal and ethical standards
  • Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail
Important Notices

Nondiscrimination:
  • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment:
  • This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
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Government Affairs Internship

Friday, April 21, 2017 2:35 PM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE                                                                             

Position Title:                                Government Affairs Intern (Paid)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Functional Area/Department: Government Affairs
Reporting Supervisor Government Affairs Team

TO APPLY
Please submit resume to HR@abc.org with "Government Affairs Internship" in the subject line.

ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its
members work. Visit us at www.abc.org.

Opportunities

The Government Affairs Internship is an opportunity to learn about the different departments that make up the ABC National Government Affairs team. You will participate in all five departments of the government affairs team including legislative, political, regulatory and policy, grassroots, and state and local affairs. As an intern, you will receive training and experience directly related to the job functions within the field of government affairs.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Political Action Committee (PAC) and Free Enterprise Alliance (FEA) Tasks:
  • Database entry on contributions and donors
  • Send thank you notes for PAC contributions

Grassroots Tasks:
  • Draft text for action alerts and learn grassroots software program
  • Integrate action alerts with social media
Legislative Tasks: 
  • Assist developing materials for ABC’s June Legislative Conference
  • Schedule meetings with Members of Congress for our annual Hill Day
  • Assist with research projects that involve examining legislative, political and regulatory history and drawing correlations to current political climate
  • Track legislation and monitor key issues
State and Local Affairs Tasks: 
  • Update multi-state legislative research
  • Participate in issue advocacy campaigns
  • Follow state campaigns and election news
Regulatory and Policy Tasks: 
  • Follow developments in the regulatory agenda and learn about the regulatory process
  • Help obtain Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits after the Legal Conference in June
Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated use of intermediate computer operations. 
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Adobe Acrobat XI.
  • Understanding of the legislative process and political knowledge.
Qualifications:
   
  • Nearing the end of a four year college degree from an accredited institution is preferred.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Writing and verbal skills.
  • Self-starter and highly organized.
  • Coordination of projects, meetings and/or events a plus.
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule. 
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.         
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.        
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.        
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.
IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:
       
It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions,
childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:
       
ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:
       
While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
 
Work Environment:

This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Read the rest of entry »

Policy and Regulatory Assistant - ABC National

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:38 AM
ABC’s position descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s position descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor do they guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.


JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org.

The Policy and Regulatory Assistant will report directly to the Director of Policy, Government Affairs. The assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Construction Legal Rights Foundation (CLRF) and will have significant contact with CLRF trustees, attorneys, and ABC chapter staff and members nationwide. Read the rest of entry »

Office Support Specialist

Friday, October 7, 2016 7:23 AM
The Office Support Specialist will be responsible for managing the reception function of ABC as well as serving as project support for ad hoc requests from throughout the organization. The reception function includes answering and directing incoming calls, greeting and instructing visitors, placing orders for the office, and managing outlook calendars. Project support can include various activities including online research, survey dissemination, and analysis. This role is ideal for someone who would like to learn about ABC and use the experience to move into another role inside the organization as a role opens up and the individual has demonstrated their capabilities. Read the rest of entry »
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