REPORTS TO: Executive Director FLSA STATUS: Part-time, non-exempt PAY RANGE: $18 - $20/hour CLOSING DATE: Open until position is filled
ABOUT PRS: The Philosophical Research Society is a dynamic and thriving cultural organization dedicated to enriching the community through multicultural wisdom and learning. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate Membership Manager to join our team and play a pivotal role in the launch and management of our new Membership Program.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Membership Manager will be a key member of our team and will be responsible for helping to establish and maintain our Membership Program. This program aims to expand our organization's base of support within the community. The Membership Manager will serve as the primary point of contact for both the public and internal PRS staff regarding the Membership Program. This role includes a wide range of responsibilities, from member engagement to event planning and coordination.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as the primary contact for the Membership Program.
Engage with both new and renewing members.
Ensure members feel appreciated and that they receive Membership Benefits and ID cards.
Send out regular email notifications to members regarding upcoming events.
Organize and track RSVPs for events.
Send reminders about membership renewals.
Program and oversee special Members-Only events, including screenings, lectures, concerts, and social mixers.
Contribute to the design of Membership levels and their associated benefits, actively participating in brainstorming new benefits such as merchandise and perks.
Collaborate with various departments within PRS, including Marketing & PR, Programming, Fundraising & Development, to ensure seamless integration and coordination of the Membership Program.
Personally oversee and attend several Members-Only Events each calendar month to enhance member engagement and satisfaction.
Perform other duties as assigned.
RELATIONSHIPS: Internal: Maintain close contact with PRS staff, current members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss ideas, and plan events. External: Maintain contact as needed with external community groups, potential members and others to assist in growing new memberships and maintaining current ones.
A bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and project management abilities.
Previous experience in membership management, event planning, or a related role is a plus.
Enthusiasm for the organization's mission and a genuine interest in building a strong community of supporters.
Availability for some evenings and weekends as needed for in-person events.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Ability to frequently stand, walk, stoop, sit, crouch, bend, speak, and hear.
Ability to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects between 10 and 20 pounds.
This is a part-time position, with flexible hours to accommodate membership events and activities.
EOE STATEMENT PRS is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. PRS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
HOW TO APPLY Submit cover letter and resume/C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Philosophical Research Society 3910 Los Feliz Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 323.663.2167 info [at] prs.org
THE PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH SOCIETY IS A LOS ANGELES-BASED, NONPROFIT CULTURAL INSTITUTION FOUNDED IN 1934 AS A REPOSITORY OF MULTICULTURAL WISDOM SOURCES AND A CENTER OF LEARNING WITH A UNIQUE LIBRARY CONTAINING OVER 30,000 RARE VOLUMES. ITS HISTORIC LANDMARK BUILDINGS ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND PRESENT SEMINARS, CLASSES AND CONCERTS ON MYTHOLOGY, THE HUMANITIES AND METAPHYSICS.