The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) is seeking a full-time Membership and Communications Associate to provide exceptional support to the members of the mountain guiding and climbing instructor community.

The Membership and Communications Associate is a key member of a team working to craft the member experience through exceptional customer service. This role is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the AMGA membership department fielding daily member requests and fulfilling membership benefits.

-Build exceptional relations and communication with AMGA members
-Respond to member inquiries and support requests in a timely and professional manner
-Act as general office support by directing phone calls, updating member data, maintaining member records, and assisting other AMGA staff on special projects
-Develop social media content and monitor AMGA’s channels (Facebook, Blog, Instagram, and Vimeo)
-Create and manage content for email communications including monthly newsletter and membership renewal campaigns.
-Administer AMGA’s scholarship program
-Oversee merchandise orders, inventory, and manage a well organized storeroom
-Collect, sort, and deliver mail for the organization
-Oversee registration for various events including the Annual Meeting and regional events
-Support the implementation of improved member benefits
-Support AMGA’s inclusivity and mentorship initiatives

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Support Staff


-1 or more years of relevant work experience
-Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated with exceptional interpersonal and
communication skills; high energy and a passion towards improving the customer experience

Required Skills:

-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and GSuite; experience with membership databases (CiviCRM), WordPress, e-commerce (WooCommerce), email newsletters (Constant Contact), or similar software is helpful
-Content creation, copy editing, and basic graphic design skills are a plus (social media and writing samples may be requested)

Preferred Skills:

-Interest in the mission of the AMGA; experience with climbing, skiing, guiding, or outdoor education is strongly preferred

About American Mountain Guides Association

The AMGA's mission is to be the leader in education, standards, and advocacy for professional guides and climbing instructors.

The AMGA is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, and advocacy for American guides and instructors.

The AMGA is a professional, yet casual work environment that supports employees meeting their professional goals and fosters a sense of community in a positive work environment. Employment at the AMGA means working with highly motivated and talented people who are committed to bettering the future of guiding and instructing in the US.

Application Instructions

We are willing to consider some flexible scheduling that may accommodate guiding, instructional, outdoor, or other pursuits. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] No calls please.

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