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ARRL
Attn: Monique Levesque
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Fax: 860-594-0298
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ARRL is an equal opportunity employer.

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OPEN POSITION(S)

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  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    Position: Chief Executive Officer

     

    Classification: Exempt

     

    Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

     

    Reports to: Board of Directors and the President

     

    Summary of Position:

     

    The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for leadership and management of staff, planning and tracking financial results and corporate compliance, maintaining effective member interface and service levels, monitoring regulatory developments and directing advocacy and public-relations efforts in support of Amateur Radio domestically and worldwide, and working with the Board of Directors, Officers, and other management toward achievement of the League’s goals, strategies and plans for the betterment of Amateur Radio. The CEO acts as a direct liaison between the Board and management of the organization and communicates to the Board on behalf of management.

     

    Essential Job Functions:

     

    1.      Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and evaluate the League’s operational performance and fiscal and compliance functions.

     

    2.      Participate in the development of the League’s plans and programs.

     

    3.      Provide leadership, direct Headquarters staff, and maintain performance standards in Headquarters operations.

     

    4.      Assure the timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and financial trends in order to assist the Board and senior management in performing their responsibilities.

     

    5.      Assist the President in representing the League with national and international government agencies, other Amateur Radio bodies and other organizations.

     

    6.      Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the League by way of systems that will improve the overall operational effectiveness of the organization.

     

    7.      Lead the development of effective programs for the promotion and growth of Amateur Radio and provision of services to the League membership.

     

    8.      Initiate plans, programs and policies for the advancement of Amateur Radio to be presented to the Board for approval.

     

    9.      Work with Officers and Directors in developing plans for League activities.

     

    10.   Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introductions of new programs, strategies and regulatory activities.

     

    11.   Provide the Board with advice and counsel on all aspects of the Amateur Radio Service to guide policy development.

     

    12.   Prepare a comprehensive report on the progress and status of the affairs of the League for the Annual Meeting of the Board.

     

    13.   Perform such other duties as the Board may assign.

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

     

    1.      Leadership, motivation, monitoring and evaluation of personnel

     

    2.      Strategic thinking and a focus on the achievement of organizational goals

     

    3.      Problem solving/analysis

     

    4.      Decision making and consideration of diverse viewpoints

     

    5.      Performance management and effective use of resources

     

    6.      Oral and written communication proficiency

     

    7.      Effective financial and operational management and oversight

     

    8.      Understanding of Amateur Radio and its operational, technical, regulatory and social environments

     

    Required Education and Experience:

     

    1.      Bachelor’s degree

     

    2.      Ten years management and supervisory experience

     

    3.      Demonstrated ability in providing effective leadership and management of business operations

     

    Preferred Education and Experience:

     

    1.      Master’s degree

     

    2.      Fifteen years management and supervisory experience

     

    3.      Active Amateur Radio operator

     

    4.      ARRL member for at least four years

     

    Please submit your resume no later than Thursday, May 31, 2018.

  • BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER

    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    Position:  Business Services Manager                                                          

    Reports to:  CFO                                                                

    Classification:  Exempt                                                     

    Salary Range:  $84,000 - $100,000

     

    Summary of Position: 

    Acts as principal sales person and leads the team responsible for sale of ARRL periodical advertising, digital advertising and wholesale books.  Performs management functions such as staff management, forecasting, budget preparation, in addition to written or oral reports to management. Acts as liaison to ARRL Senior Management team on advertising and wholesale book issues.

     

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·  Sales and marketing of ARRL Advertising in QST and other media, both print and digital, including servicing current accounts and finding new accounts along with creating written sales proposals and reviewing contracts.

    ·   Maintains relationships with all advertisers and dealers.

    ·   Sales and marketing of wholesale books to vendors.

    ·   Direct sales staff of two Account Representatives and one Advertising Design Graphic Artist.

    ·   Analyzes sales trends and adjusts advertising strategy appropriately.

    ·   Develops advertising rates and charges in conjunction with CFO.

    ·   Works closely with ARRL Senior Management to achieve mutual goals.

    ·   Keep abreast and develops knowledge of external advertising industry trends, competitors and industry information.

    ·   Represents ARRL at Amateur Radio events and functions as required.

     

    Expectations:

    ·   Meet specified revenue targets.

    ·   Conduct business in a productive and professional manner both internally and externally.

    ·   Exhibit ability to generate professional and persuasive proposals to clients and upper management.

    ·   Insure all strict deadlines are met.

     

    Specific Requirements:

    Experience: Three or more years of similar or related sales experience including supervisory responsibilities.

     

    Education: (1) A four-year college degree or (2) in-depth industry and job specific technical skills acquired through a combination of formal instruction and on-the-job training.

     

    Interpersonal Skills: A high level of interpersonal skills are essential including a significant level of trust and diplomacy. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and can be sensitive in nature.  Work entails motivating and/or influencing others. Outside contacts are critical and the ability to foster sound relationships with a wide range of entities (companies and/or individuals) is vital and regularly includes the ability to influence and/or sell ideas or services to others.

     

    Other Skills:

    ·    Strong supervisory, PC (technology), compliance, leadership, written and verbal communication skills.

    ·    Strong time management skills, detail oriented and tactfully persuasive.

    ·    High level of sales and marketing skills in print and digital media advertising.

    ·    Knowledge and experience in wholesale book business.

    ·    Must be flexible in scheduling time off around strict deadlines.

    ·    Extensive knowledge of Amateur Radio community, Amateur Radio License preferred.

     

    Work Environment: Fast paced, deadline and revenue goal driven office environment.

    Must be willing to work in Newington, CT.

     

    **This job description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

     

    To apply, submit your resume to Monique Levesque no later than July 31, 2018.

  • SENIOR LAB ENGINEER - EMC/RFI SPECIALIST

    Position:  Senior Lab Engineer – EMC/RFI Specialist                                   

    Reports to: Lab Manager

    Classification: Exempt                                                       

    Salary Range:  $54,123 - $90,256

     

    Summary of Position:

     

    Plan and perform a wide range of technical duties in support of ARRL objectives with respect to Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and radio-frequency interference (RFI) in the Amateur Radio Service.

     

    Major Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Work with ARRL members and Amateurs to find solutions to EMC/RFI problems.
    • Maintain a database of member contacts about specific EMC/RFI cases.
    • Work with the FCC staff to facilitate FCC resolution of EMC/RFI cases.
    • Create and maintain ARRL publications material related to EMC/RFI.
    • Work with industry and standards-development organizations to resolve and prevent EMC/RFI problems.
    • Identify devices that may have significant RFI potential, test and report on their performance.
    • As appropriate, work with upper management and legal team to report problem devices to the FCC and to support ARRL’s overall EMC/RFI policy objectives.
    • Serve as a member and staff liaison to the ARRL EMC Committee in addition to serving as a representative of Amateur Radio and ARRL on industry committees.
    • Participate in the administration of the ARRL Laboratory activities and facilities.
    • Travel to represent ARRL at conventions and technical symposia. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Expectations:

    • Effective member contact regarding EMC/RFI problems including quantity, quality and timeliness of contact.
    • Appropriate selection of devices and accurate testing with well written test reports on results.
    • Accurate and timely maintenance of the EMC/RFI database.
    • Suitable, accurate and timely materials prepared for electronic and printed publication.
    • Appropriate, effective and accurate contact with staff, committees, and the FCC.

    Specific Requirements:

    Experience:  Three to five years of similar or related experience.

     

    Education:    Bachelor degree in electronics or in-depth industry and job specific experience.

     

    Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to tactfully and diplomatically communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Work involves personal contact with others inside and outside the organization for the purposes of giving and obtaining information, building relationships and/or soliciting cooperation.

     

    Other Skills:

    • Experience in the EMC/RFI field, with emphasis on Amateur Radio.
    • Amateur Radio license and operating experience.
    • Familiar with Amateur Radio applications of electronics and radio technology including Amateur Radio operating techniques.
    • Ability to develop technical programs and activities from broadly defined needs and objectives.
    • Ability to understand written and verbal technical material and instructions.
    • Ability to perform a wide range of technical tasks and concentrate on specific tasks for indefinite periods.
    • Sufficient technical creativity to develop technical programs and activities in support of broadly defined objectives and to provide technical direction to others.
    • Working knowledge of MS office suite products.
    • Ability to develop specific work solutions and plans from work assignments.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to sit/stand at a desk/electronic workstation for extended periods of time, able to use hand tools, test equipment and operate a computer keyboard.
    • Ability to manipulate and lift paper files and books.

    Work Environment & Safety Requirements:

    • Office and electronic laboratory workspace in addition to outdoor field work as necessary.
    • Normal safety practices including safety goggles, laboratory coat and hard hat as appropriate.
    • Technical and physical ability to work safely with electronic circuits, voltages, soldering equipment, hand tools, small power equipment and toxin and caustic chemicals.

     

    To apply, submit your resume to Monique Levesque no later than July 31, 2018.