Careers at NAHB

Contact: Janel Glaspie
(202) 266-8014

As one of the most influential trade associations in the Washington, D.C. area, NAHB is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Our people help serve, promote and support the home building industry through aggressive legislative action, policy development, legal services, economic forecasting and analysis, education and more.

At NAHB, we know that our people are our most valuable resource. We go to great lengths to attract and retain proven professionals, and to develop quality leadership for our future. NAHB proudly supports its staff through:

  • Competitive benefits
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Promoting from within
  • Recognizing organizational commitment and tenure
  • Rewarding excellence

If you want to contribute to every American’s dream of homeownership, and you thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment, check our employment opportunities below to see if there is a position that matches your skills and experience.

If you are interested in career opportunities with NAHB’s affiliates and subsidiaries, visit HBI and the Home Innovation Research Labs for further details. NAHB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Opportunities at NAHB

Program Manager, Member Services and Education

Group: Member Services and Education

NAHB is seeking a program manager to support the team aimed at building healthier affiliated chapters across the country. The program manager is responsible for a comprehensive portfolio of initiatives targeting resources to grow membership at local home builder associations, support planning and professional development of association executives, and assist with membership systems. The position will work across the team to provide general project management and resource support.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support for professional development programs including the bi-annual NAHB Orientation for Executive Officers, annual Association Management Conference and education sessions during NAHB leadership council meetings.
  • Assist with fielding inquiries from the local and state executive directors and routing their requests as needed.
  • Provide administrative and technical support regarding self-service web portals and systems/programs.
  • Assist local home builder associations adopting new membership systems with data reconciliation, records clean up and training to help make a smooth transition to new products.
  • Provide support for membership development programs including membership trainings with local associations, and managing internal timelines and resources. Identifies and addresses bottlenecks, anticipates challenges and suggests solutions.
  • Regularly coordinate/communicate with other NAHB staff in relevant fields (e.g., finance, data services).
  • Analyze opportunities for improved program service and provide recommendations for implementation.
  • Manage survey collection and evaluation, and support other data requests including creation of KPIs and dashboards.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to assist with a variety of new and ongoing initiatives by applying insight and acumen to the development of timelines and tools.
  • Ability to efficiently handle simultaneous projects from multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Excellent relationship-building and customer service skills to understand customer needs and develop a partnership of mutual respect and trust. Uncover and assist with unstated needs and connect them with NAHB staff and resources as needed.
  • Superior written and interpersonal communication skills. Speak and write clearly, concisely, and persuasively, and listen actively to customers.
  • Ability to synthesize a large amount of information given the complexity of issues and the diversity of resources offered throughout the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines with consistent follow-through.
  • Competent with technology including an understanding of, or demonstrated ability to quickly learn software programs, including Microsoft Office, Smartsheet, Tableau, CRM or other related project management programs.
  • Two years of experience in a membership-based association recommended.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit this application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Administrator, Corporate Secretary’s Office

Group: Office of Legal Affairs

Large national trade association is seeking experienced coordinator for the Corporate Secretary’s Office. This administrative support position is responsible for the accurate maintenance and retention of documents related  to the Office of the Secretary, including affiliated association charter and jurisdiction files, committee and council minutes and attendance records, and corporate records for the Association; will serve as a resource to delegates, affiliated associations and staff for these matters.

The successful candidate must possess: excellent project/program coordination skills; the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities while meeting short and long-term deadlines; excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail and accuracy of work; ability to draft general correspondence independently; excellent interpersonal skills including a professional and positive customer service disposition; the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. In addition, the candidate must be competent using Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook and Excel, Mapland mapping software and Aptify. This position requires the ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with judgment and discretion and the availability to occasionally travel for association meetings.

A minimum of five years as an administrative coordinator or comparable position in a member service-oriented environment with automated record keeping experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience working in the Corporate Secretary function of a non-profit organization preferred. Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination in training, experience and skills required.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit this application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Manager, Event and Digital Marketing

Group: Marketing and Business Development

NAHB is seeking an Event and Digital Marketing Manager who will work with the Director of Marketing. Responsibilities will include developing and implementing marketing plans for a major trade show and other company events. Will serve as the lead in using digital retargeting platforms to market events, products and services. Creates print, email, social messaging and online content.

Ideal candidate will be a strong communicator that can lead projects and manage stakeholder participation, while still remaining flexible and responsive to changing needs and priorities. Must have excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills; current knowledge and application of MS Office, spreadsheet and database software; project and traffic management skills; presentation skills; and the talent to create, develop and maintain relationships with a wide variety of individuals. Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite, experience with Google Analytics and/or Spanish language fluency considered a plus.

A minimum of three years of experience in marketing and a solid understanding of all major social media platforms, preferably in product, event and/or tradeshow marketing. A Bachelor’s degree in business, public relations, marketing, advertising or equivalent in education and experience. Association experience, with knowledge of trade association membership, is preferred.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit this application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Manager, Human Resources

Group: Human Resources

NAHB is seeking experienced manager for Human Resources. This position is responsible for recruitment, benefits administration, employee communications and payroll coordination.

Ensures that managers receive guidance and expertise in hiring talented and productive staff. Responsible for helping fill regular, temporary and intern positions, conducting necessary verifications on candidates and coaching managers throughout the process. Helps employees with the benefits enrollment and their questions. Works with vendors to resolve coverage issues as they arise. Coordinates the flow of employee changes from employee change forms through to payroll.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations, and experience in administering them in a human resources environment.
  • Ability to analyze staffing needs, match candidates with job requirements and identify creative alternative recruitment sources.
  • Good knowledge of benefits administration, benefits regulations and payroll coordination.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written, including ability to intervene when hiring process requires.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with an HRIS helpful. Ability to access the intranet for Human Resource functions.

Minimum of three years human resources experience in the areas of staffing, employment and benefits.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit this application.

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