Practice Manager, Senior Leadership Community

Mar 03, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
Miriam Ruhland
Full Time
The American Society for Training and Development is seeking a talented, savvy community manager to oversee its Senior Leadership community of practice. Key responsibilities include overseeing the community’s content, engagement and products; P&L ownership; new product development; and content acquisition. The ideal applicant will have significant experience with senior leaders in the training and development field, and can create compelling products for that group.


• Understand the needs of senior executives in the training and development field, and develop products and services to meet those needs.
• Curate and create content in topic areas such as leadership development, managing learning, organizational change, employee engagement, and coaching.
• Identify industry trends, new content sources, and new content experts.
• Create new events – both in person and online – to serve the community.
• Be active in social media to drive visits and engagement.
• Envision the future needs of the community.
• Partner with groups across the organization to deliver maximum value to ASTD’s members; these groups include membership, content, research, conferences, education, sales, and marketing.


• Experience creating content and developing products (print and online)
• Experience creating or maintaining a community for members or users
• Experience using social media successfully to engage customers or audiences
• Exposure to training and development
• BS/BA in related field

Like the concept? Like our culture? If so, apply today. (Check out our video on YouTube at: to learn more about us.) ASTD provides an outstanding compensation and benefits package, including relocation assistance for some positions. Located within blocks of the King Street metro in Old Town, ASTD helps with transportation costs (parking is free).

We appreciate all of our applicants, but are unable to return phone calls and emails requesting details on the status of applications or the position. ASTD is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

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