HDMA – Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association Research Triangle Park, NC
-The Commercial Vehicle Division of MEMA
The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association is seeking a full-time meetings & member services manager who is a reliable, detail-oriented team player with strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidate accountabilities include managing events, administering councils and forums, driving excellence in member development and retention, assisting in member communications, and maintaining membership records.
Key Responsibilities and Summary of Duties
Maintain HDMA and MEMA events and industry calendars
Prepare and manage event and council/forum meeting budgets
Liaise with event venues on specifications, RFPs, contract negotiations, BEOs, and meeting logistics
Provide event registration support and management with HDMA business systems
Work with communications manager and marketing director to identify target audiences to effectively promote conferences, programs, and membership benefits
Serve as HDMA liaison with invited conference and meeting speakers
Follow outlined processes and best practices for council/forum operations
Execute voting and onboarding of all new forum/council members
Produce and maintain council rosters and records inside HDMA business system
Produce and ship all necessary meeting collateral
Record meeting minutes during assigned board and forum/council meetings
Create, track, and distribute post-meeting satisfaction surveys
Onboard new HDMA members by providing orientation, information on member benefits, and periodic membership updates
Respond to all member requests using consistent best practices in customer service
Assist in the execution and collection of HDMA membership and forum/council dues
Contribute written information to support HDMA newsletters, events, and other communications
Maintain membership records and databases utilizing approved processes
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
Experience with database systems
Possesses integrity, honesty, and the highest ethical and moral standards
Demonstrates a commitment to collaboration within a team
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects
Polished and self-confident with the ability to maneuver through complex social situations effectively
Education & Experience
4-year BS/BA business administration college degree preferred
Member trade association experience a plus
Occasional travel is required for events and meetings.
Lifting, bending, sitting for extended periods of time, and other physical demands
About Our Company
Since 1904, MEMA has exclusively represented more than 1,000 members that manufacture motor vehicle components and systems for the original equipment and aftermarket segments of the light vehicle and heavy-duty industries. More than 871,000 jobs are directly supported by the motor vehicle supply industry.
MEMA advocates on behalf of suppliers on issues of legislative and regulatory interest to the industry. Motor vehicle parts manufacturers are the backbone of the vehicle manufacturing industry and the nation’s largest manufacturing sector, directly employing over 734,000 U.S. workers. Suppliers are a driving force in our industry, transforming mobility through innovation and technology while leading greater environmental improvements through sustainability, focused on vehicle safety and a strong contributor to the global economy. We are a high tech, safety-focused industry building the future of mobility and representing the largest sector of manufacturing jobs.
The MEMA network comprises four divisions – AASA, HDMA, MERA, and OESA. The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), is a division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) based in Raleigh, NC. Our mission is to advance the commercial vehicle supplier industry and the business interests of our members. Founded in 1983 as a vital resource to the NAFTA based heavy duty original equipment and aftermarket commercial vehicle supplier industry. HDMA serves it’s on and off highway commercial vehicle supplier members as their voice to government and industry. HDMA members actively participate in the organizations government affairs initiative, initiatives, executive forums, product councils, premier industry events and educational programs. For additional information, please visit our websites: www.hdma.org and/or www.mema.org.
MEMA offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. EOE – minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are welcome to apply.
About Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association - a Division of MEMA
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, (MEMA), a highly respected trade association founded in 1904 that represents motor vehicle parts suppliers serving the Original Equipment, Heavy Duty and Remanufactured Parts sectors. Automotive suppliers represent the nation’s largest manufacturing sector and the largest manufacturing employer in seven states. Suppliers manufacture the parts and technology used in domestic production of more than 11 million new cars and trucks produced each year, and the aftermarket products necessary to repair and maintain more than 247 million vehicles on the road today.