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The American Water Works Association
Denver, CO, United States
18 days ago
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Denver, CO, United States
26 days ago
The American Water Works Association
Denver, Colorado, United States
18 days ago


Are you looking for employment with a purpose?  Join the team at The American Water Works Association!  Serving as the premier technical and educational resource to the water community, the work we do impacts public health.  How can you make a difference?

You can contribute by providing a variety of value-added services to AWWA Sections (Chapters) and Association staff 

AWWA currently has an opportunity for a chapter relations professional.  Our Section Relationship Manager is a member of our high performing, results oriented Section Services team.   Our association management professionals work closely with AWWA Sections (Chapters) to help them engage members and provide solutions to effectively manage their organizations.  

Position Summary 

Your primary role is to build and manage effective relationships with your assigned Sections (Chapters). Successful chapter relationship management is demonstrated by serving as a trusted advisor and providing consultative services in the following areas: 

  • Development and execution of strategies, programs, projects, initiatives, and/or training to fulfill AWWA’s goals for our Sections.
  • Association management topics to include member value, governance, leadership management.
  • Development and delivery of content for and manage major Association sponsored events for Sections.   
  • Develop content for and maintain Section Services area of the AWWA website and other information and training platforms.
  • Monitor assigned Sections for fiscal and operational effectiveness. 

Position requires up to 30% business travel.   AWWA offers flexible work schedules including an optional Flex Friday schedule and/or combined in-office and remote work schedule. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in related area or equivalent combination of education and experience with minimum of two years’ non-profit management or other related experience required. Background must include experience working with volunteers and training/facilitating small groups. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively manage partnerships with internal and external customers.
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and pro-actively meet deadlines.  
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook required.   


Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a cohesive team 

Planning/Organizing - prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently  

Communication – speaks in a respectful manner in all types of situations; listens and gets clarification

Interpersonal – builds effective relationships by being trustworthy; maintains pleasant disposition in stressful situations

Dependability - thrives in a fast-paced work environment

Compensation commensurate with qualifications - targeted pay range is $55,000 - $58,000 and is paired with comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Immediate eligibility and vesting for retirement savings plan with a 6% employer contribution and 3% company match upon hire
  • Generous time off including three separate accounts (Vacation, Sick, and Personal)  
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision plans with generous cost sharing by employer

Submission deadline extended to Friday, October 29, 2021.  Include cover letter along with resume.

AWWA is the largest membership organization of water industry professionals in North America.  Our mission is to provide solutions to effectively manage water, the world’s most vital resource.   As an employer dedicated to equal employment opportunity, minorities, women, veterans and disabled are encouraged to apply.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59041596
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Position Title: Section Relationship Manager - AWWA Staff
  • Company Name: The American Water Works Association
  • Job Function: AWWA Staff
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $55,000.00 - $58,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international, nonprofit, scientific and educational society dedicated to providing total water solutions assuring the effective management of water. Founded in 1881, the Association is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. AWWA has over 50,000 total members who represent the full spectrum of the water community: public water and wastewater systems, environmental advocates, scientists, academicians, and others who hold a genuine interest in...

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