Administrative, Clerical, Support, Customer Service and Support
4 Year Degree
The Administrative Coordinator-Program and Events should be energetic with outstanding technical skills to provide excellent customer service to our membership and provide support to the IFDA staff.
Provide administrative support for multiple staff members;
Support staff in assigned project-based work (programs & events);
Work both autonomously and with direction as needed in collaboration with team; and
Responsible for coordinating and providing general office services.
Additional responsibilities and duties:
Assist with event planning and programming;
Assist with arrangements and handling of logistics for committees or other meetings;
Interact with the organization’s volunteer leaders;
Assist where needed in monitoring registrations at Association events for speakers, board members and volunteers;
Assist, as needed, in uploading information into the conference app;
Assist where needed with setting up and monitoring webcasts and conference calls;
Type and edit correspondence and reports;
File, retrieve and disseminate correspondence and materials;
Maintain calendars and schedules;
Make travel arrangements, as needed;
Answer and direct callers who need assistance;
Receive guests and deliveries, direct as appropriate;
Help with the coordination of mailings to our members and other customers;
Assist Manager, Finance & Administration with resolving maintenance issues with the office and the building;
Interact effectively and pleasantly with internal and external customers alike;
Some travel to association events is required; and,
Other duties, as assigned (please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
High technical proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook) and Internet Explorer are required;
Must be highly organized with a demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
Must have a very high attention to detail;
Able to initiate action and follow-through with minimal supervision;
Maintain professionalism in interpersonal, verbal, and written communication: and
Must have strong professional demeanor and customer service skills.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
3+ years experience in association work and supporting multiple team members is a plus.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to gain overall association knowledge and skills in a professional environment.
Internal Number: 512
About International Foodservice Distributors Association, Inc.
IFDA is the premier trade association for the foodservice distribution industry. With a combined annual sales volume of almost $300 billion, foodservice distributors are vital drivers of the American economy. IFDA Member Companies play a critical role in the foodservice industry supply chain, delivering food and other products to more than one million professional kitchens every day.
Our Mission: IFDA provides leadership and action on industry issues most important to our members' success.
Our Vision: To be the place where industry leaders address the industry's biggest challenges and opportunities.
IFDA continues to work diligently to advance the interests of foodservice distributors through government relations, industry relations, education, and research. We exist to help our members succeed!
We are located in McLean, VA and have a dedicated staff of 17 working in a professional environment. Visit www.ifdaonline.org for more information about IFDA.