Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth


Membership, Communications, and I.T. Coordinator

Job Summary

This individual will have primary responsibility for: (1) managing the Society’s corporate and individual/family membership programs to engage and retain members; (2) promoting the Society and its programs to the community; and (3) streamlining the use of technology to maximize efficiency and achieve strategic goals. He/she will work cooperatively with a small, mutually supportive team that shares responsibilities as needed.

The Society’s mission is to further mutual understanding and engagement between Japanese and Americans. JASDFW is a dynamic nonprofit organization supported by a growing U.S.-Japan business community and individuals with a strong interest in Japan and cultural exchange.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Coordinating the society’s external communications to media, members, key stakeholders, and the public
  • Producing the monthly e-newsletter and special program/event announcements with e-mail marketing software (currently Constant Contact)
  • Maintaining the society’s website to provide current information and to engage visitors to the site
  • Publicizing the Society’s programs/services through social media, press relations, and print collateral
  • Maintaining photo files to support membership and marketing objectives
  • Overseeing operational procedures, correspondence, and record-keeping related to membership
  • Managing the society’s constituent database (NeonCRM) to support membership growth, fundraising, marketing, program outcome measurement, and event registration
  • Managing I.T. functions within the office and interfacing with consultants or service providers as needed
  • Managing promotional partnerships with community organizations
  • Supporting two annual fundraisers: (1) Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner and Silent Auction, and (2) Sun & Star Golf Classic
  • Participating in and supporting the Marketing, Membership, and Underwriting Committees of the Board of Directors
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two or more years related work experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success in coordinating projects to achieve results and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player essential; ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and English-language fluency essential
  • Excellent computer skills essential, including proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience with database/CRM platforms, WordPress, e-mail marketing software, Adobe Creative Suite desirable
  • Experience in membership coordination or in marketing/communications desirable
  • Proficiency with social media platforms
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Personal qualities of initiative, creativity, adaptability, and good judgment
  • Interest/experience in Japan and/or international relations a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Flexibility to work evening and weekend events (average 1-2 per month)
  • Comfortable working under tight deadlines and occasional heavy workloads
  • Small office and staff, close work environment
  • Moderate lifting and physical activity required to move supplies to and from events, set up at events

To apply, send cover letter and resume to anna@jasdfw.org.