Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL), in Reston, Virginia, is seeking a proactive and organized Education Associate. This individual supports the activities of the education department and is responsible for identifying and recruiting over 850 volunteers to serve as judges for our competitive events program held at our National Leadership Conference in a different city every year.
Role and Responsibilities
Executing all aspects of judging (recruitment, logistics, confirmation, and onsite coordination)
Maintaining and updating online testing database
Organizing competitive events conference logistics and scheduling
Assisting with competitive events resource development
Maintaining and updating website resources
Processing data entry for membership and conference departments
Creating mail-merge documents
Performing ongoing administrative tasks such as answering phones, packing and loading freight, award preparation, etc.
Coordinating annual giving campaign
Supporting the Education Director
Ability to create leads and contacts, and recruit business professionals as volunteer judges
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
Excellent written, research, oral, and presentation communication skills
Organized and efficient with meticulous follow-through
Given the nature of this role, the successful applicant will be required to travel to the summer conference and two fall meetings each year
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The association has four divisions: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students; FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students; Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for ...postsecondary students; and Professional Division for businesspeople, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support the goals of the association. FBLA-PBL is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and organized on local, state, and national levels. Business teachers, advisers, and advisory councils (including school officials, businesspeople, and community representatives) guide local chapters. State advisers and committee members coordinate chapter activities for the national organization. The FBLA concept was developed in 1937. The first high school chapter was chartered in Johnson City, Tennessee on February 3, 1942. In 1958, the first PBL collegiate chapter was chartered in Iowa. The Professional Division, originally the Alumni Division, began in 1979. Joining FBLA-PBL in 1994 was the FBLA-Middle Level for students in grades 5-9. The national board of directors is comprised of local teachers, state educators, business leaders, and the division presidents. FBLA-PBL is the largest business career student organization in the world.