Internal Job Openings at WEF

WEF regularly recruits for skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines to develop, manage, and/or support WEF programs and initiatives. WEF are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age marital status, or physical handicap. We provide equal treatment in recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, training, and termination.  For information on WEF employee benefits, see our menu to the left. Still have questions? Call our Human Resources staff at (703) 684-2444.

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Title: Human Resources Director
Company: Water Environment Federation
Job Location: Alexandria, VA
Reference Number: 107


The Water Environment Federation is seeking a hands-on, energetic, approachable and detail-oriented human resources director to provide HR expertise, leadership, and assistance to its 90+ employees. As half of a 2 person HR team, this position leads from the trenches, producing tangible work products and working collaboratively to manage and meet the HR needs of the organization while providing advice and guidance to management and employees on HR issues.

Areas of responsibility include compensation and rewards, talent management, employee engagement, regulatory compliance, staff learning and development, recruitment and selection, performance management, succession planning, strategic planning, and budget management, as well as oversight and direction of employee benefits, wellness programs, and recordkeeping.


We are seeking candidates with a combination of education and experience equivalent to a BA/BS and 10 or more years directly related HR experience, including 5 or more years of management responsibility, and covers all job responsibility areas. SHRM certification is a plus. Candidates must have demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, HRIS systems, and other HR technology tools like performance management systems as well as a track record of developing and using HR technology tools efficiently and effectively to meet needs. Position requires a customer service orientation, the ability to collaborate with all levels of staff, a commitment to confidentiality, flexibility, a continuous improvement mindset, and exceptional problem solving and communication skills.
For consideration, email resume and cover letter outlining your experience and salary requirements to Julia Eller, acting HR director, at with the subject line "Human Resources Director."  


Title: Sponsorship Sales Coordinator 
Company: Water Environment Federation
Job Location: Alexandria, VA
Reference Number: 356


The Water Environment Federation is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual with excellent project, organizational and time management skills to support conference/exhibition sponsorship sales and fulfillment.      

Position is responsible for providing administrative and project support for all aspects of sponsorship sales and fulfillment including, but not limited to, assisting with development of sponsorships, assisting with creation and maintenance of sales brochures/materials and or other sales tools, maintaining web information on sponsorships, preparing and processing sales agreements and invoicing, maintaining files and database information on sponsorships, providing customer service to sponsors, and handling fulfillment activities at the conference site.   



We are seeking candidates with 3+ years sales, sales support, administrative, marketing, or other directly relevant experience.  Previous business to business sales experience and exhibit/sponsorship experience preferred.  Must have excellent people and written/verbal communication skills and a strong customer service orientation.  Job demands detail orientation; accuracy; follow-through; excellent administrative, project, organizational and time management skills.  Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, problem solve creatively, and be able to work as part of a team while achieving individual goals.  Requires computer literacy with strong word, excel and database skills and experience.    

For consideration, email resume and cover letter outlining your experience to Julia Eller, acting HR director, at with the subject line "Sponsorship Sales Coordinator"  

WEF Headquarters

With a staff of nearly 100, WEF is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C.

To contact WEF, call toll-free at 1.800.666.0206 or 1.703.684.2400; email; or write to:

Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA
22314-1994 USA

WEF on the Web

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