Career Opportunities at ABC of Metro Washington

Career Opportunities at ABC of Metro Washington

Director of Events and Management Education  

Responsible for directing and managing a significant non-dues revenue program that includes delivering networking functions, special events, and educational programs to ABC members and the industry.

Minimum Requirements/Performance Standards:

  • Excellent organizational, logistical and financial management skills.
  • Strategic and long-term planning capabilities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database management.
  • Proficiency in negotiating contracts.
  • Proficiency in using virtual platforms (e.g., Zoom, Teams, Airmeet).
  • In-depth knowledge of the English language and grammar, including the ability to write comprehensive, legible sentences, correspondence, and other written communications.
  • Excellent reading comprehension skills.
  • Able to communicate (speaking and listening) to members, customers, and the general public.
  • Experience with managing and developing people.
  • World-class customer service experience and skills.
  • Highly professional and able to work well with staff members, volunteers, instructors and the public.
  • Professional appearance during working hours and business functions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent experience
  • Association or meeting planning background preferred.
  • Construction experience/background helpful

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CraftMasters Training Academy Manager

Manage the Instructor cadre and day-to-day operations of the Training Academy.  Manage the training facility and coordinate apprenticeship, craft training, and other educational activities.  Recruit, train, evaluate and coach instructors. Work with the Education Director to develop and implement strategies to grow the Academy and ensure high quality of instruction.


  • 3+ years in training/education and/or management-level experience.  Management experience preferred in construction-related management.  Experience in adult education programs and/or apprenticeships also preferable.
  • B.A./B.S. degree in education, a construction-related field, industrial arts, engineering, chemistry, General Business or Human Resources or similar field from an accredited post-secondary institution. 
  • Willingness and ability to qualify and immediately obtain a NCCER Master Trainer Certification. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and be strategically focused while handling varied day-to-day tasks and issues.
  • Strong team player
  • Must be a highly competent self-starter.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry required, direct experience in the broad construction, maintenance, or engineering or related fields a plus.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and ability to manage others (recruit, hire, train, evaluate, mentor, etc).
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a variety of individuals including students, staff members, ABC members, volunteers and public.
  • Demonstrated and strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills to fulfill great customer service expectations for external clientele of many types and internal personnel
  • Skilled at both project management and time management, detailed oriented and organized to handle varying and needed administrative detail.   
  • Adaptable with task-oriented flexibility and able to “change gears.”
  • Financial skills to maintain a budget and handle financial records
  • Proficient in MS Office and database management

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CraftMasters Training Academy Instructors

Want some "gig" work and/or want to work part-time? Check out our openings for construction trainers.

ABC CraftMasters has openings for tradesmen with a minimum of five years trade experience to become a primary or substitute instructor. Instruction can be short-term (6-8 weeks) or longer term (7-9 months).

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