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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 50,000 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.

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Assistant Editor

ASHRAE is seeking an Assistant Editor for its flagship publication ASHRAE Journal who is comfortable and confident working in both a highly collaborative as well as a self-starting environment.

Candidates should be technology enthusiasts who are eager to help develop new processes and bring new ideas to a well-established and highly influential publication.

Reporting to the Editor, and working collaboratively with a small but savvy staff, the candidate will help write, curate, and edit content for the editorial department’s print and digital publications and other platforms. The Assistant Editor will also help Editor, Managing Editor, and Associate Editors with administrative tasks as needed.

The Assistant Editor is also involved in various functions of the department, including video and podcast production, print publication production (as needed), research, web analytics, and other functions.

Principal Accountabilities

  1. Works with Editor and Managing Editor to solicit, develop, and improve print and online content.
  2. Copyedits articles by collaborating with subject matter experts for print magazine, digital, and newsletters.
  3. Helps layout print magazine, including resetting graphics, and digital production.
  4. Helps expand ASHRAE Journal’s digital offerings, including helping to produce new multimedia content.
  5. Represents the magazine at external events, as assigned, with the objective of improving content and relationships with ASHRAE and non-ASHRAE constituencies.
  6. Maintains professional standards and ethics in support of ASHRAE brand.
  7. Stays on top of publishing trends and technologies that will improve the magazine, newsletters, digital content and/or their production, and content on other platforms.
  8. Develops relationships with industry professionals that enhance ASHRAE Media’s role and value of ASHRAE. Promotes an atmosphere of continuous improvement.
  9. Assists Editor, Managing Editor, and Associate Editors with administrative tasks as needed.

 Key Qualifications

  1. Understands and demonstrate competence in digital and social media and content dissemination.
  2. Strong writing ability and comfort with technical content.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills and a demeanor that can be trusted to represent both the ASHRAE Journal and the organization.
  4. Excellent organizational skills to manage several simultaneous projects.
  5. Knowledge of Adobe Suite and InCopy/InDesign, and other design software a plus.
  6. Knowledge of web analytics a plus.
  7. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, digital media, journalism, or other writing-intensive majors, plus at least 2 years of experience in an editorial environment, including internships.
  8. The Assistant Editor must be reliable, maintain a good attitude, and have the patience to work through complex issues.

In return for your skills, ASHRAE provides a flexible work schedule including some telecommuting, competitive salaries, and excellent company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer employee medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.  We have an outstanding 401k plan with a generous match, an employee assistance program, and free parking.  Our state of the art, environmentally friendly non-smoking office opened in October 2020 in Peachtree Corners overlooking a lake along the new Greenway Path in Technology Park.

Please send your résumé along with your salary requirements directly to hr@ashrae.org. Subject line MUST INCLUDE: Assistant Editor - Journal

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. For your safety, all ASHRAE staff must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide negative weekly test results.  No calls please.  ASHRAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Managing Editor - ASHRAE JOURNAL

ASHRAE is seeking a Managing Editor for its flagship publication ASHRAE Journal who is comfortable and confident working in both a highly collaborative as well as a self-starting environment. Candidates should be technology enthusiasts who are eager to help develop new processes and bring new ideas to a well-established and highly influential publication.

Reporting to the Editor, and working collaboratively with a small but savvy staff, the candidate will coordinate content, direct design, style, proofreading, and production of both a print publication and digital products.

The candidate will have experience with digital media, how to maximize SEO, and publish qualified editorial content on the web. With an eye for design, and technical savvy, the Managing Editor will leverage the latest tools and software for web production, video editing, podcasting and site analytics. The Managing Editor will also help develop new multiplatform content, including articles, listicles, videos, podcasts, infographics, and quizzes that enhance online traffic performance.

The ideal candidate must have a zeal for learning about different industries and technologies and for ways to tell their stories through various platforms. The Managing Editor will stay on top of print and digital best practices and be on the forefront of new trends, concepts, and approaches to content development.

The Managing Editor will be proactive, creative, collaborative, and organized. The candidate will be driven to succeed, possess a positive, resilient attitude, and will be able work in a business-oriented, fast-paced yet focused, evolving organization.
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To Apply: Please send your résumé along with your salary requirements directly to hr@ashrae.org Subject line MUST INCLUDE: Managing Editor - Journal.

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. For your safety, all ASHRAE staff must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide negative weekly test results. No calls please. ASHRAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


eLearning Manager

ASHRAE seeks a fulltime eLearning Manager to achieve high customer satisfaction and sales through a range of course offerings for subscription-based, on-demand, online adult learning. This position requires a passion for providing excellent adult learning using a web-based learning management system (LMS) serving a professional clientele. Direct experience in online training is preferred. 

This position encourages ownership of results in enrollments, customer satisfaction, revenue, and course and LMS development. Responsibilities include working with subject matter experts (SME) on content development, finding and reviewing instructional designer resources for creative and interactive content, managing LMS performance, refining LMS processes and workflow to maximize customer satisfaction and meet expectations, guiding promotional efforts, attaining sales revenue goals, and assisting customers in purchasing and course access at both individual, educational, and corporate levels.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in English, journalism, education or communications. 5+ years of experience with adult learning web-based, educational, or training environments. Excellent project management and leadership skills. Knowledge of processes and workflows of LMS infrastructure and course development. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Articulate 360 software with a focus on Storyline and SCROM files formatting requirements preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience facilitating meetings using Go-To-Meeting, Teams, WebEx, and other similar software preferred. 

History: ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904.

Benefits: In return for your skills, ASHRAE provides a flexible work schedule including some telecommuting, competitive salaries, and excellent company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer employee dental, vision, life, and disability insurance paid at 100% and employee medical is paid at 90%.  We have an outstanding 401k plan with a generous match, an employee assistance program, and free parking.  Our state of the art, environmentally friendly non-smoking office opened in October 2020 in Peachtree Corners overlooking a lake along the new Greenway Path in Technology Park.

Apply: Please send your résumé along with your salary requirements directly to hr@ashrae.org.
Subject line MUST INCLUDE: eLearning Manager

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. For your safety, all ASHRAE staff must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide negative weekly test results.  No calls please.  ASHRAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


Manager of Special Projects

ASHRAE is seeking an ENGINEER to join its Technology department to manage special projects. This is a fulltime management position for someone with a technical degree.

This position provides staff support to the members of our association serving on the Special Projects Subcommittee and the Building Energy Quotient Committee, plus other committees as assigned. One of the responsibilities is to review and edit all drafts of documents produced by Special Projects Committees and provide comments/guidance to project committee.  Interaction with outside organizations (e.g., AIA, USGBC, IES, GBI, APPA, NREL, LBNL, DOE, BOMA, ASHE) includes proposal writing and contract reporting.  This position manages the ASHRAE Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ) Portal and program including coordinating with developer on upgrades, maintenance, and hosting of the Portal, maintaining documentation of the methodology, reviewing/approving all Building EQ project submissions, and working Building EQ committee to resolve any questions that arise from users, projects, and/or submissions to the Portal.

A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar technical degree is required. Requires a minimum of five years of experience including some project management experience. Must have excellent communications skills and experience in editing technical documents using MS Office. Must be proficient in using MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and working with Adobe PDF files. Requires travel approximately 6-10 times annually. 

In return for your skills, ASHRAE provides a flexible Monday through Friday work schedule with telecommuting days, competitive salaries, and fantastic company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer employee dental, vision, life, and disability insurance paid at 100% and employee medical is paid at 90%.  We have an outstanding 401k plan with a generous match, along with an employee assistance program, & participation in the public service loan forgiveness program.  Our non-smoking, net zero energy office is located in Peachtree Corners overlooking a lake on the new Greenway Path in Technology Park.

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 a cover letter and your résumé, along with your salary requirements to Attn: MOSP at hr@ashrae.org  No calls please. ASHRAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all ASHRAE staff must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Web Programming Specialist

ASHRAE has an immediate full-time opening for a Web Developer to work with the IT development team to update, maintain and create applications used throughout the organization. Must be very comfortable working with PHP, MySQL, C# and MS SQL. This position requires moderate experience. This position is responsible for coordinating with staff and peers as needed to fulfill application requests and changes. These requests can be for modifications to existing systems or ground-up development projects. The IT development group is a small team and so there are opportunities to help in other areas of development and improvement of existing processes. We encourage open thinking and collaboration on projects to move ASHRAE forward.

ASHRAE’s mission is “To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world”. If this aligns with your interests and values, we invite you to apply.

In return for your skills, ASHRAE provides a flexible telecommuting/onsite work schedule, competitive salaries, and excellent company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer employee dental, vision, life, and disability insurance paid at 100% and employee medical is paid at 90%.  We have an outstanding 401k plan with a generous match, an employee assistance program, and free onsite parking. Please note: All employees must show proof of COVID vaccination.

Our new net-zero energy, environmentally friendly, non-smoking office is located in Peachtree Corners overlooking a lake along the new Greenway Path in Technology Park. We invite you to check out our website at www.ashrae.org to learn more about us.  ASHRAE was founded over 125 years ago and offers a stable work environment. Let ASHRAE be the right place to share your skills and enhance your résumé.  Please send your résumé along with salary requirements directly to hr@ashrae.orgSubject line MUST INCLUDE: Web Programming Specialist.  No calls please.


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