Membership & Communications Manager

Western Arts Alliance

Performing Arts Association Seeks Membership & Communications Manager

Are you a membership and/or communications professional with a passion for customer service, technology, social media, and marketing? Western Arts Alliance (WAA) is looking for a Membership/Communications Manager to run all membership and communications functions. Western Arts Alliance is a 450-member association, based in Portland, OR, serving the performing arts in the western United States and Canada.

Core Duties: Develops, implements and directs membership recruitment, retention, and communications. Manages database systems, conference registration, social media, website and publications. Directs processing and maintenance of member records. Develops and maintains relationships with the staff, board, committees, the membership, and member prospects.

Attend annual meeting and other conferences as required to provide services to members/registrants. Prepare reports, analysis and projections for the Executive Director, Board and Committees. Communicate and interact with members that have wide range of needs and interests. A complete job description is available at:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Must have excellent organizational, problem solving, and time management skills; advanced computer proficiency, including database, website, and social media management; demonstrated experience with membership marketing and communications; excellent written and verbal communication skills. Minimum of three years experience in membership, communications and/or marketing (preferably at an association) with increased responsibility. Arts experience helpful but not required.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, good with data, goal oriented, creative, collaborative, and happy working in a small non-profit office with limited support staff.Salary:$36,000-$42,000 DOE, plus benefits

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To Apply: Submit resume with cover letter to Tim Wilson, Executive Director, Western Arts Alliance, by email to or post to: 715 S.W. Morrison, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97205.