Washingtonian Great Places To Work 2015

The U.S. Travel Association is a dynamic, mission-driven association committed to increasing travel to and within the United States. The Washington Post—for the second year in a row—and Washingtonian magazine each named U.S. Travel as one of greater Washington area's top workplaces, recognizing the association’s leadership, pay and benefit practices, and work-life balance.

U.S. Travel offers excellent benefits and a friendly, supportive environment where individual contributions are highly valued and the collective goals of 1,200-plus member organizations are advanced. U.S. Travel seeks staff who are committed to creating excellent work and contributing to a positive workplace culture. The office is conveniently located near Metro Center in downtown Washington, D.C. 

U.S. Travel is hiring.

 


Project: Time Off Coordinator

The U.S. Travel Association seeks a coordinator for the Project: Time Off team based in Washington, D.C. Project: Time Off is leading a national movement to transform attitudes and change America’s vacation behavior. We aim to shift culture so that taking time off is understood as essential to personal well-being, professional success, business performance, and economic expansion.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with communications team to develop digital assets for social platforms, support email distribution, and manage website updates and page builds.
  • Manage monitoring and tracking of Project: Time Off media placements.
  • Assist with research projects (data pulls, background reports, partnership scouting, etc.) and develop supporting research papers that lead to greater understanding of our issue and inform future Project: Time Off research.
  • Aid in planning Project: Time Off’s workplace events and development of subsequent reports. 
  • Maintain the schedule and deliverables, serving as the taskmaster for the team.
  • Provide operational support for the team, including planning and execution of event logistics, coordination of board meetings, scheduling for team-wide activities and presentations, and projects for the managing director of Project: Time Off. 
  • Contribute to overall goals of Project: Time Off by assisting with other initiative efforts as needed.
  • Serve in administrative role for team including but not limited to expense reports and invoicing, travel plans, and note taking.

                             
Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of professional experience in communications or related field.
  • Superior project management and organization skills with meticulous attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Exceptional written communication skills and proofreading capabilities.
  • Familiarity with social media and digital communications.
  • Comfortable presenting ideas and concepts in team and public setting.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with InDesign, Drupal, and basic knowledge of HTML strongly preferred.

This position reports to the Senior Director for Project: Time Off. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and reference list to careers@ustravel.org with Coordinator, P:TO in the subject line.