Careers at FSR
Department: Membership and Information ServicesPosition Overview
The Membership Manager will serve as a FSR account manager, with regular contact with representatives from membership companies. Additionally, the Membership Manager will work as part of the membership services team, working closely with other account managers, as well as the IT and the meetings departments to assist with the smooth operation and content maintenance of all database systems.Duties
- Oversee a set of FSR member companies and manage their overall engagement with FSR through direct coordination with member company designates.
- Collaboratively manage member company relationships to ensure that FSR’s value proposition is being met.
- Research, monitor, and maintain a professional knowledge base of current industry issues that impact member companies.
Account Management Support
- Provide participation reports and background reports on member companies for account managers as needed.
- Utilize iMIS to keep committees, company records and contact records up to date, customizing the experience as needed. This includes regularly checking for inconsistencies in data, checking for duplicate records, and purging legacy records from the database.
- Use Crystal Reports and Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to create and run queries on iMIS database and run reports.
- Implement a best use process for data fidelity in all backend systems.
- Maintain relationships with vendors as needed that provide hosting and software support to iMIS database system.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Customer service and team oriented with the ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of the organization
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Bachelor’s degree is required
- Ideal candidate will have sales, association member engagement, and/or campaign fundraising experience
Department: Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
The Director will lead FSR’s Technology and Operations Regulation program, which develops industry policy on regulatory and legislative issues related to FSR members’ technology and operations functions. Areas of focus include cybersecurity and payments technology.
- Technology and Operations Policy Development
- Work with members and other constituencies including other associations to develop FSR’s advocacy policies for technology and operations-focused areas.
- Regulatory Advocacy
- Establish and sustain contacts within key first-tier and second-tier agencies’ staff responsible for technology and operational risk regulation.
- Keep members informed of (a) Likely and potential regulatory developments and (b) Impending or recently implemented regulatory changes engaging regulators with members to clarify guidance and discuss industry concerns
- Develop comment letters in response to public notices on proposed regulations.
- Legislative Advocacy
- Partner with FSR’s Government Affairs function to support lobbying efforts related to technology and operations issues.
- Establish and sustain contacts with key Congressional members and staff committees responsible for technology and operations issues germane to our industry.
- Engage with Congressional members staff to inform of industry viewpoints on technology and operations-related legislation.
- Present on key legislative and regulatory issues to industry stakeholders at industry and regulatory agency conferences
- Other duties as assigned
- 6 years of relevant work experience
- Bachelor’s Degree is required, advance degree is preferable
Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) is currently seeking full-time interns for Summer 2014. Interns are based in our Washington, D.C., office and receive a biweekly travel stipend of $200 during their time with the Roundtable. Interns are assigned a department at the FSR to work in; examples include Government Affairs, BITS (our technology policy division), Regulatory, Communications, Community Service, and Member Services. The length of the internship is flexible, but it is preferred that candidates be available to start in May and finish in August.
An internship with FSR is a valuable experience that imparts upon its participants a workable knowledge of the financial services sector, the legislative process, and the regulatory bodies that formulate practices for the industry. FSR prides itself on making sure its internship program is both engaging and educational. FSR, being the prestigious and reputable organization it is, expects work product, dedication, and commitment of the highest caliber from its interns.
In order to be considered for an internship, please submit a resume and cover letter. In your application materials, please indicate at least 3 departmental preferences from the following:
- BITS, FSR’s technology policy division
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Government Affairs
- Housing Policy Council, FSR’s housing policy division
- Membership Services
- Regulatory Affairs
Should your qualifications and credentials match an open position at FSR, you will be contacted by a staff member. Questions regarding FSR internships or the application process can be directed to info@FSRoundtable.org.