Marketing and Events Coordinator

Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
Washington, DC

Organization Summary

The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) is the voice of the nation’s largest publicly owned metropolitan water systems on federal water policy issues. AMWA thrives in creating a community of water sector leaders to advance policies to protect public health and economic viability via safe, affordable, and sustainable drinking water.


AMWA seeks a highly organized and motivated professional for its newly created full-time Marketing (and Events) Coordinator position. This is a full-time hybrid remote position in Washington, DC.

Job Summary

Assists with the marketing and execution of AMWA events, as well as support of membership marketing.  Provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer.


Essential Job Responsibilities

·       Help develop marketing campaigns for AMWA events and programs, as well as membership.

·       Write event copy, social media posts, newsletter articles, and membership correspondence.

·       Coordinate and execute webinars and other online or in-person events.

·       Assist with the coordination and execution of comprehensive task lists (pre, onsite, and post) for executive management and water policy conferences.

·       Assists in speaker management for events.

·       Coordinate the design of graphics for website and social media as needed.

·       Coordinate the publication of AMWA’s newsletters.

·       Assist with refreshing or editing website content.

·       Schedules event, membership, and committee meetings.

·       Coordinates travel for the CEO.

·       Travels to meetings as necessary.

·       Other duties as assigned.



·      Problem Solving: Breaks down problems into smaller components, can simplify and process complex issues, can identify and understand root cause.

·      Productivity: Manages a fair workload, volunteers for additional work, prioritizes tasks, develops good work procedures, manages time well, and handles information flow.

·      Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.

·      Creativity: Generates new ideas, supports change, provides innovative solutions, solves problems creatively.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


·       Strong writing and editing skills.

·       Strong customer service skills.

·       Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and manage time well.

·       Ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and apply association policies, objectives, and operations requirements.

·       Establish working relationship and interact effectively with a wide range of people.

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google docs, Drop Box and in learning how to use other software work tools.

·       Familiarity with electronic communications/web sites and databases.

·       Familiarity with email marketing software/tools.

·       Familiarity with MAC environment a plus.


Education and Experience:



·       College degree or 3 years of related experience.



·       Three years related experience.


Physical Demands:


·       Able to lift and carry boxes and supplies of at least 30 lbs., move quickly at meeting sites


Work Environment:


·       Standard office environment


Travel: up to 20%


This job description does not imply that the stated requirements are the only expectations for the job. Incumbents are expected to perform any other duties that may be assigned. AMWA has the right to revise this job description at any time. AMWA is an “at-will” employer and as such, neither this job description nor your signature constitutes any form of contractual agreement between you and AMWA.