Oct 06, 2019

Education Developer

  • Association of Washington Cities
  • Olympia, WA, USA
Full-time Education Development and Fundraising

Job Description

Association of Washington Cities (AWC) is recruiting for an Education Developer to join our dynamic and fast-paced Education team. The incumbent must be a self-motivated, team player and enjoy working as part of a team.


What you will be doing


  • Coordinate face-to-face statewide educational events such as annual conferences and networking events
  • Lead the development of forums, one-day trainings, and webinars
  • Identify and vet subject matter experts and speakers
  • Gather and prepare content and materials for stand-alone workshops, conference sessions, and webinars
  • Coordinate speaker proposals, materials, and logistics
  • Write and edit conference session descriptions and programs, update website content, and draft other communications
  • Serve as moderator and/or facilitator for conference sessions and workshops, as assigned
  • Administer online programming (webinars and visual conference calls) for the organization's members and staff
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and staff from Education, IT, and Communications to deploy face-to-face and online educational activities and events


What you bring to the team


  • Three years of customer service experience in supporting member/customer training and education
  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred. Experience may be substituted year-for-year for academic achievement.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 and have the ability to learn and use a wide variety of proprietary software
  • Knowledge of Adult Learning Theory and group facilitation models
  • Ability to use virtual meeting and webinar platforms such as GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Skype for Business, and/or other web meeting software
  • Ability to model the association's high standards of quality customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment, assisting team members as needed
  • Make effective decisions and act independently in managing and coordinating duties
  • Strong communication skills, articulate clearly both with the written and spoken word
  • Comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups
  • Understanding of nonprofit work and/or municipal government issues


How to Apply


Only candidates who reflect the minimum qualifications listed on the job description will be considered. To apply for this position and view the job description, please visit the AWC website at


Failure to follow the application instructions below may lead to disqualification. Complete the application and attach:


  • A cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications for this position
  • Current resume


All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm, November 4, 2019.


We value our employees hard work, integrity and dedication to our members. In return for your service, we offer you a starting annual salary range of $62,141-70,468, DOQ and an outstanding benefits package.


If you have questions about process, or need reasonable accommodations, please email .


AWC is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, which provides a wide array of legislative, training, and other services to all 281 cities and towns in the state of Washington.


We subscribe to the principles of an equal opportunity employer and shall recruit, interview, hire, classify, train, promote, demote, discipline, transfer, terminate, and set rates of pay or other compensation on the basis of merit and qualification without regard to race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, color, national origin, physical disability, sex, age, gender identity, or genetics.


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