The American Bakers Association, the advocate for the $102 billion grain based food industry, has an opportunity for an experienced, innovative, organized, motivated, self-starter for our Education Manager opening.
As the ideal candidate, you will have two to four years of demonstrated excellence and track record in supporting, organizing and executing modern education programs, and excellent technical writing and skills. You will have the opportunity to enhance, develop and grow programming and member engagement. As our Education Manager, you will collaborate with the Assistant Director of Education and Director of Meetings and Education, and you will report to the President & CEO.
In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Education, and the Director of Meetings and Education, major responsibilities would include:
Assist, contribute and implement education programming goals and strategic objectives.
Manage course content maintenance, development and execution of the Cookie & Cracker Manufacturing Course, Entry Level Training Program, and Intermediate Training Course, and other education programs as determined.
Assist and lead in the content development, program planning and onsite management of the annual Technical Conference.
Support and lead learning management systems (LMS) maintenance, development and enhancements.
Assist as liaison to the Education Committee.
Support events and meetings logistics.
Network with members at conferences and events to ensure an exceptional experience and gather feedback on areas for improvement.
You will have excellent written, verbal and computer skills. Each day, you will look forward to positively collaborate with and support other ABA staff in our education program. Your demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and prioritize projects, and excellent attention to detail is one you easily and effectively use. Ideally, you will have association experience.
To be a top candidate, you will have proficiency in Microsoft Office 2016, and membership database software. Ideally, you will have learning management software experience. A plus for your candidacy are skills in desktop publishing such as Adobe InDesign. You will have a relevant college degree, with education or business a great match.
Who we are:
Founded in 1897, the American Bakers Association (ABA) is the Washington D.C.-based voice of the wholesale baking industry. ABA represents the interests of bakers before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and international regulatory authorities. ABA advocates on behalf of more than 1,000 baking facilities and baking company suppliers. ABA members produce bread, rolls, crackers, b...agels, sweet goods, tortillas and many other wholesome, nutritious, baked products for America’s families. The baking industry generates more than $102 billion in economic activity annually and employs more than 706,000 highly skilled people.