CRM / Association Management System Associate
Company: National Conference of State Legislatures
Posted on: November 10, 2018
JOB TITLE: CRM/ Association Management System AssociatePROGRAM: Outreach and CommunicationsLOCATION: Denver, COSALARY: $4,708+/month depending on experienceABOUT NCSL:The National Conference of State Legislatures is a nonpartisan organization that serves the legislators and legislative staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues. Our mission is to serve state legislatures by providing support, promoting fresh ideas, connecting legislators and staff with experts and each other, and provide a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system. Since its founding in 1975, NCSL's staff has grown from 15 employees to over 150 employees in its offices in Denver, CO and Washington, D.C. Our growth has been due to the increasing activity and responsibility of the nation's state legislatures and the complexity and diversity of issues that legislators face. Employees work in a challenging, often fast-paced environment where they assist legislators and legislative staff in their work to promote the common good of the citizens of the states. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:The CRM/Association Management System Associate is responsible for the overall support of NCSLs constituent database. The position requires knowledge of CRM/association management systems and how usage can be maximized at NCSL. NCSLs association management system, Fonteva, runs on a Salesforce platform. The position is responsible for managing, editing and tailoring data in Fonteva. This person will work with management to maintain and strengthen the association management system to support conference activities. The associate will be the go to person for other users and an advocate for the system usage within the organization. This position will manage data quality and play a key role in the development of NCSLs association management system.RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:1.Serves as the primary point of contact for the NCSLs customer relationship management (CRM) association management system operating on a Salesforce platform.2.Maintains NCSLs constituent database and ensures accuracy of the data through frequent modification, deletion and addition of customer records.3.Works directly with internal groups and individuals on current and future usage and needs.4.Trains staff members on how to use the system and data with emphasis on data integrity.5.Establishes policies and procedures to ensure data integrity.6.Works with legislators, legislator staff, and other constituencies to update records, answer questions, and serve as a point of contact for system questions.7.Provides support for activities related to membership marketing and the promotion of NCSL services.8.Makes recommendations on system changes to enhance contact with constituents.9.Provides membership reports and other data analysis.10.Initiates data analysis helpful to membership development and responds to requests for statistical membership reports.11.Works closely with marketing, IT and policy staff to identify system upgrades and products that will enhance the constituent experience and the organizations knowledge of constituent needs.12.Coordinate the evaluation, scope and completion of new development requests.13.May assist with projects in different departments that are related to use of the association management system. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.WORK ENVIRONMENT:This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, copy machines, scanners and smartphones.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, lift small objects up to 50 lbs., open filing cabinets and bend, stoop, or stand on a stool as necessary. Requires the ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally, including overnight and weekends.OTHER DUTIES: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. QUALIFICATIONS:Experience and EducationA bachelor's degreeAt least three years work experience including a minimum of one year of Salesforce experience and one year of experience in support of technology development or in an end-user technical support role.Previous experience with a CRM or association management system necessary.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesStrong customer service and the ability to work well with others.Creativity, initiative and excitement about the possibilities of the CRM.Ability to resolve problems and develop relevant alternatives and recommendations.Strong spreadsheet skills.Excellent business analysis and problem-solving skills.Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills and outstanding organizational skills.Ability to work with people of varying technical skills.Quick, analytical thinker.Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts.Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and work independently.Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new procedures and practices.BENEFITS:NCSL offers an outstanding benefits package including low cost health, dental and vision coverage, a 401(a)-retirement plan with 10% contribution after 6 months and full vesting, life & disability insurance, 3-weeks paid vacation with 5+ years of paid full-time work experience, paid leave, 35-hour work weeks, telework, pet insurance, discounted bus / train passes, in-office dry cleaning pick up, access to 24-hour fitness memberships, and more!TO APPLY:Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume highlighting skills and qualifications no later than Monday, November 5, 2018.NCSL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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