Are you known for your meticulous attention to detail while juggling different work activities and shifting attention? Can you successfully interact with tact and diplomacy when working with multiple colleagues with competing priorities? Do you take pride in a job well-done?
Are you seeking an administrative position working at a national trade association in new offices located in Tysons Corner Virginia, conveniently located near the Greensboro Metro Station?
Then you may be just who we’re looking for to join our team!
The International Foodservice Distributors Association is seeking an Administrative Coordinator who will provide proficient administrative support and assistance to the Association Staff. We seek an individual that is highly self-motivated, professional, capable of managing their workload, and able to prioritize tasks in what sometimes can be a fast-paced environment.
IFDA is the premier trade association for the foodservice distribution industry. IFDA contributes to the growth, development, and success of the foodservice distribution industry through our outstanding advocacy, events, research, and education. For additional information regarding our organization, please visit us at www.ifdaonline.org
Provide administrative support for Association Staff;
Support Staff in assigned project-based work (programs, events & member services);
Work both autonomously and with direction as needed in collaboration with team; and
Responsible for coordinating and providing general office services.
Additional Responsibilities and Duties may include:
Provide administrative support for event planning and programming;
Assist with arrangements and handling of logistics for committees or other meetings;
Interact with the organization’s volunteer leaders;
Assist where needed in monitoring registrations and hotel rooming lists at Association events;
Assist, as needed, in uploading information and maintaining conference apps;
Assist where needed with setting up and monitoring webcasts and conference calls;
Provide administrative support for membership activities;
Type and edit correspondence and reports;
File, retrieve and disseminate correspondence and materials;
Maintain calendars and schedules;
Make travel arrangements, as needed;
Answer and direct callers who need assistance;
Receive guests and deliveries, direct as appropriate;
Help with the coordination of mailings to our members and other customers;
Become familiar with Association Management Software (iMIS), will be required to access records and provide general assistance with queries and list management;
Provide support with resolving maintenance issues with the office and the building, and keeping common areas clean;
Interact effectively and pleasantly with internal and external customers alike;
Some travel to association events is required; and,
Other duties, as assigned (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).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
High technical proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook) and Internet Explorer are required;
Must be highly organized with a demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects;
Must have a very high attention to detail;
Able to initiate action and follow-through with minimal supervision;
Maintain professionalism in interpersonal, verbal, and written communication; and
Must have strong professional demeanor and customer service skills;
Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum 3 years of strong administrative experience.
Supporting multiple team members is a plus.
Experience working in an Association a plus.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to gain overall association knowledge and skills in a professional environment.
Additional Salary Information: IFDA offers competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package including health and dental coverage, a 401(k) retirement plan with a profit sharing plan, life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, vacation, personal and sick leave, 10 paid holidays, 37.5 work weeks, flexible office hours, access to fitness center in building, and more!
Internal Number: 512
About International Foodservice Distributors Association, Inc.
IFDA is the premier trade association for the foodservice distribution industry. With a combined annual sales volume of almost $300 billion, foodservice distributors are vital drivers of the American economy. IFDA Member Companies play a critical role in the foodservice industry supply chain, delivering food and other products to more than one million professional kitchens every day.
Our Mission: IFDA provides leadership and action on industry issues most important to our members' success.
Our Vision: To be the place where industry leaders address the industry's biggest challenges and opportunities.
IFDA continues to work diligently to advance the interests of foodservice distributors through government relations, industry relations, education, and research. We exist to help our members succeed!
We are located in McLean, VA and have a dedicated staff of 18 working in a professional environment. Visit www.ifdaonline.org for more information about IFDA.