Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) seeks organized, energetic team player for Director of Education. CDA is a national trade association working on behalf of convenience products distributors that serve a variety of retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience products manufacturers, brokers, and others allied to the industry. This position will coordinate the association’s education foundation, all educational aspects including in person sessions at annual events and online, and assist in various aspects of event planning, preparation and delivery.
Primary duties include: • Coordinate online training and continuing education • Coordinate annual scholarship program • Manage annual award process and development of program script • Recommend and coordinate speakers for meetings and events • Plan and execute webinars • Interact with members, trainers, speakers, program participants • Coordinate work of the Education and Research Committee • Assist with meetings, events and event registrations • Attend association events as staff support • Manage and assist with other projects as needed
Positive attitude, excellent written and verbal communication and computer skills are a must. Strong organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office and be able to learn the organization’s database system and marketing tool.
The ideal candidate will have trade association and/or distribution industry experience. Some travel required.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and 2-3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Virtual/telework environment with office located in Reston, VA. Competitive full-time base salary commensurate with education and experience; health, dental, 401K
The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA), formerly AWMA, is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience products distributors in the United States. Its distributor members represent more than $92 billion in U.S convenience product sales, serving a wide variety of small retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience product manufacturers, brokers, retailers, suppliers and others allied to the industry.