777 6th Street Northwest
District of Columbia
American Association for Justice
The American Association for Justice® (AAJ™), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), is seeking to fill a Program Coordinator position in the National College of Advocacy (NCA). AAJ is the world’s largest trial bar and seeks to promote a fair and effective civil justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.
AAJ is looking for a Program Coordinator to:
• Support the planning and execution of AAJ Education Colleges and Seminars, including working with faculty and course advisors to develop and plan education programming; organizing attendee and speaker materials; communicating with speakers and support staff in a clear, efficient, and prompt manner; and drafting and editing marketing materials.
• Provide on-site administration of AAJ Education programs, including working with properties on planning, set-up and break-down, registration, and providing necessary onsite coordination.
• Conduct post-program follow-up, including preparing attendee and faculty communication, expense reports, and executive summaries.
• Draft and review marketing and promotion materials for educational programs.
• Serve as a resource for other departments and administrative tasks as necessary.
• Bachelor’s degree required; background in associations, professional education, or meeting (events) planning strongly preferred.
• Two to three years of work experience in an office, non-profit, or association setting preferred; experience working in the legal field or with legal professionals a plus.
• Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and proven experience with completing projects on tight deadlines and within budget.
• Efficiency and attention to detail is necessary; experience proofreading preferred.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Able to communicate efficiently with colleagues across multiple departments, supervisors, professional members, and support staff, including onsite support staff.
• Ability to work independently and show good judgment.
• Computer literacy, including proficiency using Microsoft Office, Outlook, and database programs required; experience keeping web content up to date preferred.
• Travel required, including overnight and occasional weekend commitments (approximately 20%).
Please email resume and cover letter to HR@justice.org. EOE.
Minimum Education Required