Society for Human Resource Management

  • Spec, Member Engagement

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID 2019-1300
  • Overview

    HR People + Strategy is the premier network of executives and thought leaders in the field of human resources. As SHRM’s Executive Network, HR People + Strategy provides members access to forward thinking exchanges, research and publications and executive level networking opportunities.

    The Specialist, Member Engagement supports the organization in growing the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Network through personal outreach, planning and implementing engagement opportunities such as executive roundtables, summits, networking events, webinars and market research. This position is responsible for event logistics, gathering and reporting on market intelligence, and assisting with member outreach. The specialist directly contributes to and participates in activities necessary to grow CHRO membership and increase HR People + Strategy brand awareness.


    Your Day:

    • Manage the logistics and onsite coordination for the CHRO Summit and roundtables. Partner and communicate with SHRM departments with operational responsibility for CHRO programs to ensure successful events.

    • Collaborate in the development and implementation of communication materials and content.

    • Collaborate in the development and execution of publications and research for CHROs and solicit articles for publication.

    • Support member engagement through networking events at conferences.

    • Support engagement efforts by scheduling meetings, coordinating calendars and invites, drafting agendas, creating action items and tracking attendance.

    • Conduct research and market scanning to include competitive landscape, corporate profiles, and publications to inform the organization’s content, events and overall strategy.

    • Monitor budget and reconcile expenses for programs.

    • Work closely with the marketing team to implement marketing plan and support the development of programs, monitor, review and analyze marketing campaigns, perform regular reviews of membership database to generate new leads.

    • Manage and maintain areas of website related to CHRO engagement.

    • Assist in supporting HRPS affiliates.

    • Assist in corporate partner contracts and fulfillment of benefits.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    Must Haves:

    • High school diploma
    • 3 years of demonstrated experience with meeting and event planning, member engagement, and gathering and reporting on market intelligence and competition
    • Demonstrated experience drafting and editing written communications
    • Excellent writing and editing skills
    • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position
    • Strong verbal and presentation skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and work in a collaborative environment
    • Working knowledge of style guide, proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms
    • Analytical skills


    Let us know if you also have:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience engaging C-Suite/Executive level professionals
    • Web updates and design
    • Digital marketing
    • Knowledge of NetSuite, Marketo a plus
    • Web updates and design
    • Proficiency with google analytics and web analysis tools


    Physical Demands


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Regularly required to sit; talk and hear, use hands to type, file, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.


    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 20-30%.

    The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or TDD (703) 548-6990.


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