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Boston Bar Association Seeks a Membership Director

The Boston Bar Association is seeking an experienced Membership Director who is interested in leading a talented team to drive growth and engagement among BBA members in pursuit of the organization’s mission. This position represents a rare opportunity to become part of an association that is a national leader in policy, education, DEI and service for the legal profession.

The Organization

The Boston Bar Association is the Commonwealth’s premier legal institution, bringing together the brightest and most influential lawyers and legal professionals to lead at the forefront of the profession.

Our mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, foster a diverse and inclusive profession, and serve the community at large.

The BBA is a leader in professional development, and hosts hundreds of virtual and in-person educational programs, networking sessions and industry-based conferences each year. The organization also advocates for major policy initiatives on the improvement of the law and in pursuit of justice. The BBA has long been at the forefront of issues like Civil Right to Counsel, Criminal Justice Reform and the Rule of Law. The BBA works with its charitable affiliate, the Boston Bar Foundation, to promote DEI in the community and profession and to provide critical legal services to people in need.

Headquartered at 16 Beacon Street in the historic Chester Harding House, the BBA has more than 15,000 members drawn from private practice, corporations, government agencies, legal aid organizations, the courts, and law schools as well as over 140 supporters from firms, agencies, and non-profits.

The organization has come out of the pandemic in a position of considerable strength with an active and engaged member base and a steadfast leadership team. This year, BBA President Chinh Pham is leading the organization to focus on helping law students and new lawyers who have struggled to find connections and a meaningful path in the profession over the last several years.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

TITLE: Director of Membership
DEPARTMENT: Membership
REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer / Assistant Executive Director

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Member Services Supervisor; Manager of New Lawyer Engagement; Forums Assistant; Membership Engagement Assistant


The Director of Membership is responsible for leading the development, implementation, and evaluation of membership growth strategies, as well as day-to-day management of member data, renewal, recruitment, and customer service. This position is primarily responsible for individual and group memberships but works closely with Department Directors on strategies for growing firm and in-house sponsors, engaging key membership segments and identifying programs and services to enhance the value of membership.

Date: November 2022


Candidate Qualifications: Applicants must have demonstrated success fostering collaboration and leading internal teams. The position requires a person who is passionate about the mission and has an entrepreneurial approach to new challenges.

Salary and Benefits

Application Guidelines

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