Work in recreational boating join this fun industry and help spread the word about boating and life on the water. NMMA is looking for a dynamic Industry Statistics and Research Manager in a high visibility role to manage and grow the Associations market intelligence program.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the principle trade association in the U.S. and Canada for manufacturers of recreational boats and marine products used by millions of boaters. The association serves its members by improving the business environment for recreational boating including providing domestic and international sales and marketing opportunities, reducing unnecessary government regulation, decreasing the cost of doing business, and helping grow boating participation. NMMA manages Discover Boating, a national consumer awareness program on behalf of the recreational boating industry. Discover Boating programs focus on improving the boating experience and building interest in recreational boating. NMMA also is the largest producer of boat and sport shows in the U.S. NMMA connects the recreational boating industry with the boating consumer year-round..
The Industry Statistics and Research Manager will report to the Director of Industry Statistics and Research, work in the Associations downtown Chicago headquarters and be responsible for overseeing programs from conception through execution including:
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and grow the manufacturer data collection program to produce timely and relevant insights to the user base.
Quality-check data and content prior to publication.
Work with Creative teams and other departments to ensure projects are running on time.
Source, prep, and analyze data and research to identify underlying trends in the recreational boating industry and meet needs of customers and colleagues.
Develop strategies that streamline and enhance the projects managed.
Support the Director of Industry Statistics and Research in all data and research projects.
Minimum five years of combined analyst and project management experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Practiced attention to detail.
Expert in Access, Excel, Power BI preferred.
Ability to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Gets excited about data and research and how it can benefit an organization.
Comfort interacting with executives and senior management at client firms.
Familiarity with recreational boating or associations preferred.
Bachelors Degree in Market Research, Finance or Economics.
Additional Salary Information: As a member of our crew, you will receive a competitive salary; full benefits including 401K (with excellent match,) Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life and AD&D. Some travel may be required. If you are an outstanding Industry Statistics and Research Manager with a solid background, we want you to come aboard! EOE
About National Marine Manufacturers Association
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the leading trade association in the U.S. and Canada for the manufacturers of recreational boats and marine products. NMMA is also the largest producer of boat and sportshows in the world. The NMMA also oversees Discover Boating, a national consumer awareness program on behalf of the U.S. recreational boating industry.