The Montana Federation of Public Employees (MFPE) seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Membership Specialist, based in Helena. Qualifications include a high school degree and experience and/or formal training in fields related to job description. Successful applicant should have expertise in database administration and/or record keeping, ability to communicate detailed information to others, both orally and in writing, and strong organizational skills.
The position is responsible for maintaining membership, dues, and contribution records for MFPE members, and providing ongoing training and communication with local union leaders regarding membership processes and procedures.
This is an associate staff position, responsible to the MFPE executive director. Excellent salary and benefits. Some in-state travel is involved. MFPE is a tobacco-free workplace. Application is by letter and resume, detailing relevant experience and education, to Erik Burke, MFPE Executive Director, 1232 E. Sixth Ave., Helena MT 59601, or by e-mail to [email protected]. Position to remain open until filled. Call 406-442-4250 for more information. A complete job description is below.
MFPE Membership Specialist
Position Summary: The membership specialist maintains membership, dues, and political action contribution records for MFPE and national organizations using automated membership system. This is an associate staff position, based in Helena and responsible to the MFPE executive director. Some travel required.
Qualifications: High school graduate. Experience and/or formal training in fields related to job description. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s license.
Duties and Responsibilities: The membership specialist shall
1. Maintain the membership records system and update membership records as changes occur.
2. Process and mail monthly dues statements to local treasurers; record dues received and forward for deposit; monitor locals to ensure timely dues payments.
3. Prepare membership materials including rosters, manuals, labels, and various reports; process annual mailing of new membership year materials.
4. Provide membership instruction and training to local officers; assist with problems.
5. Prepare routine correspondence to locals and members.
6. Assist with office communications, including maintain the phone messaging system; answer and route incoming calls and relay messages; open and distribute incoming mail; process and deliver outgoing mail; maintain e-mail addresses and retrieve messages.
7. Maintain and support research data programs.
8. Maintain filing and record keeping systems.
9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned, and provide back-up support for other associate staff as needed.