|The American Choral Directors Association announces an opening for
the new position Director of Membership Development. This added position
will join the current ACDA Membership Coordinator position,
specifically targeting membership growth and retention.
The ACDA Director of Membership Development is a full time position,
working directly with the Executive Director on location in Oklahoma
City, OK, for new member development and membership retention.
Founded in 1959, the American Choral Directors Association is a
nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to
promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition,
publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through
arts advocacy to elevate choral music's position in American society.
The Director of Membership Development will be responsible for the following:
Grow ACDA's membership number;
Retain ACDA's current membership;
Research and analyze membership trends and expectations;
Work with ACDA's leadership and staff to maintain and develop
benefits, projects, and activities to increase and retain membership;
Work with ACDA's leadership and staff to create meaningful levels of membership;
Collaborate with other associations and external constituencies for appropriate cross-association benefits.
In light of these responsibilities, the successful candidate will have:
Demonstrated skill in data research and analysis;
Demonstrated skill in service and recruitment;
Demonstrated skill in project development;
Demonstrated skill in media development and digital communication;
Appropriate education, training and experience for the position.
The successful candidate will have:
An entrepreneurial spirit and approach to tasks;
Outgoing personality and strong communication skills;
Ability to self start and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
Reputation for being energetic, personable, trustworthy, transparent, and innovative.
Send the following portfolio electronically:
Letter of application, containing personal statement of interest and vision for the position;
Two letters of recommendation (for example, most recent work supervisor; for example, immediate supervisor);
List of additional references;
Material must arrive by August 1, 2012
Email portfolio of material by August 1, 2012, to