Do you enjoy
working with a wide variety of people? Do you have strong administrative and
organizational skills? Are you a strong
multi-tasker who enjoys providing stellar customer service? If so, then you
should consider applying for our Member Services Assistant position.
Who are we and why is this role important?
FMI is a dynamic national trade association located in Crystal City, Virginia
just a few Metro stops away from Washington, D.C. We
work with and on behalf of the entire food
retail industry to advance a safer, healthier, and more efficient consumer food
supply chain. The reach and impact of
our work is extensive, ultimately touching the lives of over 100 million
households in the United States and representing an $800 billion
industry with nearly 6 million employees. The Education
Program Assistant will be the glue responsible for ensuring that everything
runs smoothly within the Education team.
The Assistant keeps everything and everyone together and on task.
What will you do in this role?
In this role, you’ll provide administrative, planning and project
management support in three main areas: 1) administrative management of
share group activities 2) overall administrative support to the
department, and 3) administrative support to the membership department
head. Using your organizational skills and high-level of attention to detail,
you’ll handle all scheduling tasks, process invoices, and serve as a main point
of contact for all membership inquiries.
You’ll also perform other general tasks such as creating reports, preparing
and distributing meeting minutes and maintaining member contact information in
our online database. The support this person will provide to our members is
invaluable. Administratively, you’ll do the typical things…answer phones,
coordinate mailings, draft/edit documents, update webpages and more. This is
truly a position with variety!
Who will excel in this role?
You’ll be successful in this role if you are a
critical thinker who can think ahead, coupled with a minimum of one to two
years of relevant experience. Prior experience working within a membership
department is preferred. You should be a team player, who is flexible, patient,
and self-directed with strong project management skills. You should also have a strong knack for
technology with the ability manage multiple platforms and systems with
What benefits do we offer to our team?
We are committed to our employees and have
structured our benefits package to be competitive and affordable. We offer an array of benefits including a
choice of three medical plans, two dental plans, vision plan, 401(k) options, flexible
spending plans, 11 paid holidays, and the option to work summer hours where
you’ll work half days every Friday during the summer. You’ll also have a chance to join the
Employee Volunteer Group, who plans various in-person and virtual group
volunteer opportunities throughout the DMV or join our health and wellness
group. We also seek a healthy work-life
balance for our staff and have recently implemented a hybrid work schedule for
most of our positions at FMI. This position will only be required to work in
the office a minimum of two days per week, with every Friday being remote.
Our work is
meaningful. We have a team of diligent professionals who are committed to
supporting the industry that provides meals for the world. If you want to
collaborate with a fun team in a flexible environment that encourages personal
and professional growth, please visit our website at https://www.fmi.org/about-us/about-us to apply.
FMI requires all employees to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you receive an
offer of employment, it will be contingent upon satisfaction of this requirement,
and you will be required to show proof that you are fully vaccinated.
FMI is an equal opportunity employer