Membership Administrative Assistant

ASLA is recruiting for a Membership Administrative Assistant to provide critical support to the ASLA team and helps ASLA programs run smoothly for our valued members. The Assistant will be interacting daily with the ASLA database and technology systems as well as engaging directly with members, volunteers, and other team members.


  • Supports timely distribution of new member and renewal notices.
  • Provides support in scheduling meetings and conference calls and organizes and distributes agenda materials to committees.
  • Collects weekly & monthly content from committees for specific membership newsletters into HubSpot for distribution.
  • Provides timely and high-quality service to members, potential members, and other customers via email and phone. 
  • Educates members/prospects on the benefits and value of being an ASLA member. 
  • Supports new members and encourages engagement with the association’s products and community towards a goal of increased retention.
  • Ensures proper record of all member information in the database and work to obtain accurate, updated information as needed.
  • Understands AMS functionality to assist with other ASLA programs as needed.  
  • Reviews membership transactions to ensure members are successful in joining and renewing, including the student, and retirement membership processes.  
  • Uploads monthly membership dues invoices for printing and mailing
  • Collects New Members and Member anniversaries for acknowledgement in member newsletter.
  • Sends monthly Corporate Membership Reports to the Sales Team.
  • Receives corporate credit card applications for processing and uploading.
  • Maintains Volunteer leader information and ensure annual updates. 
  • Maintains up to date chapter leader information. 
  • Acts as ASLA Basecamp administrator.
  • Maintains confidential and sensitive information. 
  • Provides additional support for ASLA membership teams and administrative tasks as needed.
  • Upholds the values & culture of ASLA.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.     


  • BA/BS Degree preferred. 
  • Administrative and database experience, preferably within a nonprofit or association. 
  • Strong skills using Excel to manage data and information in spreadsheets. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail. 
  • Comfortable with databases, data entry, and reporting. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a workflow that involves interruptions and multiple projects at the same time. 
  • Strong technology skills including Office 365 Suite, PowerPoint, Survey Monkey, Google Docs. 
  • Strong customer service orientation. 
  • Professional demeanor and ability to work in a team setting. 
  • Experience with association management systems preferred. 

Benefits: ASLA offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance (ASLA contributes 100% for employees), vision insurance, company-paid STD & LTD, 401k plan with employer match, and 10 paid holidays each year. 

 How to Apply      

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to as a part of our standard application process. Please refer to “Membership Admin Assistant” in the subject line of the e-mail.

ASLA believes it is strengthened by the diversity of its staff, and welcomes such diversity, including race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, educational attainment, disability and veteran status. ASLA welcomes applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, and strongly encourages people of color and persons with disabilities to apply.


About ASLA

The American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 82 student chapters. The Society has a staff of 50 and annual revenues of $12.9 million. Landscape architects plan livable communities that foster active lifestyles, design green streets that manage stormwater runoff, plan cutting-edge transportation corridors that are safe for all users, and help communities prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Landscape architecture includes commercial developments, streetscapes, green roofs, parks, civic spaces, memorials, and residential communities, as well as large-scale land planning and design to protect watersheds, coastlines, and ecosystems. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.

ASLA is committed to hiring a diverse workforce and fostering a vibrant and inclusive workplace culture. ASLA values are dedication, excellence, integrity, leadership, and stewardship. The ASLA culture is collaborative, member-focused, accountable, responsible, and volunteer-supported. The organization embraces the “Baldrige Excellence Framework” – an integrated leadership and performance management system.

A leader in environmental sustainability, ASLA is headquartered in a state-of-the-art facility designed to achieve LEED Platinum and WELL Building Standard Gold. The Center for Landscape Architecture features a green roof, landscaped patio, flexible meeting/event space, collaboration spaces, and advanced lighting, air quality, and A/V systems. The building is located one-and-a-half blocks from the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station serving the Red, Yellow, and Green Lines. ASLA has received awards for its employee wellness programs and is recognized as a Best Workplace for Commuters.


ASLA General Inquiries:  

ASLA Center Event
Space Inquiries: 
Kelli Bland

PR Inquiries:  

Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion
Lisa Jennings
Manager, Career Discovery
and Diversity 

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