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Marketing Coordinator - E-Mail and Social

Senior Executive Assistant

Internship: Policy and Legislative Researcher – Washington, DC

Assistant Manager of Standards-Codes


Marketing Coordinator - E-Mail and Social

ASHRAE, an international nonprofit engineering society, has an immediate opening for a Marketing Coordinator for E-Mail & Social in our Marketing Department. The ideal candidate must have the ability to successfully perform:

  • Planning, coordinating, posting, and measuring success of social media posts for ASHRAE’s social media platforms
  • Familiarity with best practices for social media in an association environment and ability to stay ahead of the curve on new platforms and technologies being used in the association space
  • Ability to pull, correctly interpret, and provide recommendations based on metrics using various reporting tools
  • Coordinate with cross-departmental staff to collect and synthesize content to feature in e-mails.
  • Format e-mails using ASHRAE brand/style guidelines and existing templates in ASHRAE’s email marketing system
  • Execute existing automated email campaigns and create new automated campaigns as needed 
  • Select and edit appropriate photos and graphics as needed for social and email output
  • Work to leverage contact database and create timelines and automated campaigns for messages 
  • Timely monitor/reply to comments on posts with an appropriate voice and correct information
  • Review campaign metrics and provide internal staff with performance analysis
  • Keep up-to-date on trends and best practices in e-mail marketing and social media within the association space to make campaigns more effective and efficient
  • Willing to take on other duties and responsibilities as assigned 

Job Specifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Liberal Arts, or related field and 3-5 years relevant work experience. Proven professional experience leveraging social media content and email marketing / database experience.  Can include Real Magnet, Higher Logic, Mail Chimp, Eloqua, Constant Contact, Marketo, Salesforce, etc.  Must have a positive can-do attitude, attention to detail and ability to manage calendars for timely execution of campaigns.  Must be proficient in Excel.  Detail-oriented and organized with the ability to multi-task and work with a variety of departments required.

In return for your skills, you will receive great work hours, a competitive salary, and fantastic company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer health, dental, vision, and disability insurance.  We have an outstanding 401k plan, along with an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, free parking, and fun workplace staff activities.  Our non-smoking office is centrally located at I-85 and N. Druid Hills inside the perimeter. 

We invite you to check out our website at www.ashrae.org to learn more about us.  Let ASHRAE be the right place to share your skills and enhance your résumé. Please send your résumé along with salary requirements to Attn: E-mail Marketing at hr@ashrae.orgNo calls please. EOE


Senior Executive Assistant

ASHRAE, Inc. is searching for a senior Executive Assistant with C-suite experience to handle administrative tasks and projects for corporate officers and the Board of Directors.  The ideal candidate will be an accomplished individual with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and excellent MS Office computer skills.  This person should have at least seven years of high level administrative experience, be a quick learner, and have a demonstrated track record of managing multiple projects concurrently.  A high level of editorial accuracy, very professional appearance and demeanor, and top-notch communication and organizational skills are required.  This person must be able to manage multiple detailed projects with varying lengths and deadlines. This position will handle meeting minutes, appointments, elections, and other administrative tasks in support of ASHRAE officers.

College education required.  Parliamentary (Robert’s Rules of Order) experience preferred.  This position involves limited travel several times a year.

ASHRAE is located at Interstate 85 & North Druid Hills Road. In return for your skills and experience, we offer a professional business casual environment; health, dental, life, and vision insurance; paid holidays, sick, & vacation days; flexible starting time with the potential for some telecommuting, an employee assistance program, continuing education reimbursement, and a strong 401k match. 

We invite you to visit our website at www.ashrae.org and learn more about our company. ASHRAE’s mission is to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and create a more sustainable world. ASHRAE is on the front lines in the global battle against climate change.

Please reply to hr@ashrae.org.  Subject line must include Attn: EA/BOD. Salary requirements should be included in the cover letter.  No phone calls please. EOE 


Internship: Policy and Legislative Researcher – Washington, DC

Opportunity for Internship: Policy and Legislative Researcher Built Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and HVACR Technologies – Washington, DC

ASHRAE’s Government Affairs Department, which is located in Washington, DC, is seeking a part-time intern to assist with research in policy and legislative development pertaining to the built environment, energy, sustainability, and heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration technologies (HVAC&R).

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its more than 56,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing, certification, and continuing education,  ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today, and collaborates with many organizations throughout the HVAC&R industry. Additionally, the Society focuses on public safety and health concerns and provides guidance for a safe environment during extraordinary events.

ASHRAE’s Government Affairs Office supports ASHRAE members by working to establish ASHRAE as the leading source for expertise in the built environment and a resource for policy-makers in the development of legislation and regulations affecting the public, the HVAC&R community, and the engineering profession.

This paid internship will support the Government Affairs staff through a wide variety of responsibilities, including researching policy and legislation of concern to ASHRAE, which would include environmental, economic, and health research, industry and societal data, and grant programs. The intern is also expected to be able to review and analyze research and information and summarize it for use by the Government Affairs Department, leadership staff at Headquarters, volunteer members on the Government Affairs Committee, and/or the ASHRAE Board of Directors. Each of these audiences will require a different level of detail and presentation style. In addition, written products may include draft testimony, letters, presentations, flyers for government officials, and web content.

The intern may also be invited to participate in meetings on Capitol Hill, with government agencies, stakeholder coalitions, and organizations aligned with the mission of ASHRAE. The intern may also be asked to perform other duties, including administrative tasks and clerical duties, as requested, required, and appropriate.

The intern will report to the Director of Government Affairs, and will have a workspace in the Washington, DC office. The time commitment expected would be about 10 hours per week.

The best candidates will have the following:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly access, analyze and summarize information from research studies, legislative databases, and other sources.
  • A positive can-do attitude; self-motivated and responsive.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • A familiarity with technology-related concepts and with public policy issues of interest to ASHRAE.
  • Knowledge of government, particularly federal agencies, procedures and personnel.
  • A proven record of communicating complex information in understandable terms.
  • Current undergraduate or graduate study in a public-policy, economics, business, government or engineering field.

Our non-smoking office is centrally located at 1255 23rd Street NW, Suite #825, Washington, DC 20037. We invite you to check out our website at www.ashrae.org to learn more about us. Let ASHRAE be the right place to share your skills and enhance your résumé. Please send your résumé and a cover letter to Attn: DC INTERN at hr@ashrae.org. No calls please. EOE


Assistant Manager of Standards-Codes:

ASHRAE seeks an Assistant Manager of Standards-Codes with a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or similar technical degree with 3 to 5 years experience. This position will participate in the development of building codes and standards and manage the processing and development of new and existing ASHRAE standards.

A day in the life typically includes:

  • Processing and development of consensus based standards
  • Working directly with technical experts in the fields of building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration, and sustainability
  • Guiding individuals regarding ASHRAEs processes
  • Technical writing and development of code change proposals
  • Effective communication skills
  • Collaboration with ASHRAE’s standards team
  • Diplomatic process oriented problem solving
  • Coordination with other National Standards Development Organizations

Individuals with experience or knowledge in the development of consensus based standards and codes are desired.  This position requires domestic travel approximately three to four times per year.

Why Should You Apply?
In return for your skills, you will receive great work hours, a competitive salary, and fantastic company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer health, dental, vision, and disability insurance.  We have an outstanding 401k plan, along with an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, free parking, and fun workplace staff activities.  Our non-smoking office is centrally located at I-85 and N. Druid Hills inside the perimeter. 

We invite you to check out our website at www.ashrae.org to learn more about us.  Let ASHRAE be the right place to share your skills and enhance your résumé. Please send your résumé along with salary requirements to Attn: CODES at hr@ashrae.orgNo calls please. EOE

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