Small, national, nonprofit trade association for the funeral supply industry located in Lake Bluff, Illinois, seeks part-time Operations Manager to join total staff of three in an integral position critically linked to the association’s success in fulfilling its mission. This diverse and dynamic position includes administrative functions, membership/financial management, communications outreach, and some meeting planning. Requires talented, versatile, and motivated person capable of both independent and collaborative member-driven work. Flexible schedule of 20 to 25 hours per week, e.g., 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily, three days/week, etc. Begins as soon as possible. Complete online application or send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Reports to the Executive Director.
Operations: Serve as the office manager, fulfilling typical day-to-day administrative functions of answering the telephone, managing mailings, ordering supplies, coordinating office equipment, and related tasks.
Membership: Maintain updates to the cloud-based membership database via YourMembership.com, generate reports and lists, and assist with overall membership recruitment and retention efforts.
Finances: Process incoming payments and deposits, prepare invoicing and monthly statements, and coordinate payables, using Peachtree/Sage accounting software.
Communications: Create graphic design and layout for monthly newsletter and special event brochures, using Microsoft Publisher. Maintain updates to website via YourMembership.com.
Events: Process data entry of incoming event registrations, generate event reports, and assist with general meeting planning functions, including on-site registration at semiannual conferences.
General: Maintain professionalism and confidentiality in all respects when communicating with members, volunteer leaders, staff, and/or the public.
Requirements of Position
College degree preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher, and some knowledge of Photoshop and accounting software such as Peachtree/Sage, QuickBooks, etc.
Familiarity with YourMembership.com a plus
Previous association or nonprofit experience preferred, but will train right person
About Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America
Founded in 1913, the Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America is a small, national, trade association comprised of manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors servicing the funeral home industry. Located in Lake Bluff, Illinois.