CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


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To apply for employment opportunities at ATSSA, send cover letter and resume to:

Ms. Heather Fonteneau
Associate Director of Human Resources
American Traffic Safety Services Association
15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22406


Fax: 540-368-1717
Email: jobs@atssa.com


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Exhibit Sales Manager

Role and Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the meetings & conventions director, the exhibit sales manager executes a sales strategy and action plan to increase annual exhibit sales; manages the full-cycle sales process; and ensures the success of the exhibit hall at the ATSSA convention.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Education & Experience – A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or communications and at least five years of relevant experience. A combination of considerable experience (7+ years) and education may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree; considerable sales experience required.

Skills and Knowledge – Proven ability to meet sales goals; knowledge of convention and exhibit hall management; strong communication, editing, organizational, and project management skills; at ease networking with vendors, industry contacts, current exhibitors, and new exhibitors in a way that drives interest in the convention; proven ability to conduct analysis of data and produce useful metrics and information; strong understanding of budget process and forecasting; comfortable working in a variety of software applications; effective in enforcing rules and giving directives in a professional manner; the ability to travel to the convention annually and other meetings as necessary; the ability to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time while at convention and to lift boxes up to 50 lbs as needed; and the ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully both independently and as part of a team.


Preferred Skills & Other:
Preferred Skills – Exhibit booth sales experience; marketing experience; ExpoCAD experience; and database experience.

Licenses – Valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the willingness/ability to use personal vehicle during the course of employment.

Organizational Relationships – Reports to and is supervised by meetings and conventions director.


Government Relations Assistant

Role and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the associate director of government relations and overall supervision of the director of government relations, this position is responsible for the administrative support of the government relations function to include answering phone calls and relaying messages; assembling mailings; maintaining schedules; writing articles and conducting legislative and state research as required; drafting government relations social media content and updating social media platforms; providing conference support assistance; assisting in coordination of department events; providing PAC fundraising support; attending hearings on behalf of other GR staff and representing the GR department on internal marketing committee.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Education & Experience – A bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration or related field. At least two years of relevant government relations experience; research experience; experience working in office environment and using contemporary office and computer systems.

Skills and Knowledge – Foundational knowledge of legislative process; strong writing; editing, organizational, and project coordination skills; strong detail-orientation; a firm understanding of deadlines and the ability to meet them; at ease networking and communicating with various levels of an organization; comfortable working in Microsoft Office applications; the ability to multi-task and change priorities quickly; and the ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully both independently and as part of a team.


Preferred Skills & Other:
Travel – Light travel within the Washington, DC metro area and occasional travel to the Fredericksburg, VA office.

Organizational Relationships – Reports to and is supervised by the associate director of government relations.


Senior Technical Advisor

Role and Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the director of training and business development, this position serves as the senior technical advisor for grants, contracts, training, products and new business. The senior technical advisor will support ATSSA’s strategic and operational goals by providing technical expertise in areas related to new and existing ATSSA business, supporting technical committees and representing the association outwardly as an industry expert.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Education & Experience – A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or similar area and a minimum of five years of relevant technical industry experience; licensed civil engineer or eligibility for licensure. Skills and Knowledge – Well organized; strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; proven ability to produce high quality written technical documents; ability to bring projects to completion within the schedule provided and work around problems; flexibility and ability to adapt to change quickly; computer literate; extremely knowledgeable of the roadway safety industry with a particular emphasis on work zone safety concepts including technical knowledge of temporary traffic control, signing, pavement markings, and roadside safety; and expertise in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and the Roadside Design Guide.


Preferred Skills & Other:
Preferred Skills – Expertise in grant and contract writing; experience with industry training programs

Licenses – Valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the willingness/ability to use personal vehicle during the course of employment.


Additional Notes:
Organizational Relationships – Reports to and is supervised by the director of training and business development.

 

Associate Director Of Member Services

Role and Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the director of member services & technical assistance center, this position carries out duties to support the ATSSA member recruitment and retention objectives; assumes responsibility for projects and special assignments; plans, directs, and supervises administrative and technical assistance resources in the area of roadway safety for members and staff; staffs committees and provides on-site assistance for chapters in meeting strategic goals of a regulatory nature; and serves in various staff roles at ATSSA’s Annual Convention & Traffic Expo and Midyear meetings. Additionally, the associate director will represent ATSSA’s members at various industry events and forums, such as the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program and the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, to name a few.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Education & Experience – A bachelor’s degree, however substantial industry experience may be substituted for a degree; roadway safety industry experience; member support experience; sales experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Well organized; detail-oriented; able to work independently and as part of a team; able to adapt to changing priorities under pressure; computer literate with a strong focus on MS Office including PowerPoint; strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills; the ability to analyze data to impact change; strong presentation and networking skills. Working knowledge of the MUTCD and state DOT processes. Working knowledge of the following documents: Standard Highway Signs Manual, Traffic Control Devices Handbook, and NCHRP Report #350. Must be willing and able to travel 30% +.


Preferred Skills & Other:
Preferred Skills – Industry experience and sales experience are strongly preferred.

Licenses – Valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the willingness/ability to use personal vehicle during the course of employment.


Additional Notes:
Organizational Relationships – Reports to and is supervised by the director of member services.

 

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  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1022
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