WEF regularly recruits for skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines to develop, manage, and/or support WEF programs and initiatives.

WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does 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.

In 2015 WEF was recognized by the Washington Post as one of the top 150 workplaces in the greater metropolitan region.

At WEF we offer our employees an outstanding benefits package designed to assist the employee, and any eligible dependents, in meeting the financial burdens that can result from illness, disability, and death, and to help employees plan for retirement, deal with job-related or personal problems, and enhance job-related skills.

For additional information, please contact our Human Resources professionals at (703) 684-2444.

 WEF is an equal opportunity employer.

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WEF standard benefits include:

  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Legal Services
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare and Dependent Care)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Parking / Transportation Subsidies
  • In-house Fitness Facility

WEF policies and benefits may be altered or changed without notice.

Marketing Manager

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a global water sector leader with a mission to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. We’re looking for an experienced and versatile marketing manager to join our marketing team to develop and deploy best in class marketing campaigns to internal and external audiences. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to develop strong working relationships with our program leaders and develop and manage the day-to-day marketing initiatives. If you are a team player and enjoy the challenge of building a global brand, we want to hear from you.

Principal Functions:

  • Manages the execution of marketing campaigns to include project scope, content development, concept development, production and analyzing results of digital and printed content for various target audiences.
  • Coordinates activities related to the timely execution of marketing campaigns and projects in support of the WEF Strategic Business Plan.
  • Creates and supports the development of integrated marketing campaigns aligned with marketing strategy to support WEF’s annual events, product sales and other program initiatives using print and email promotions, search engine marketing, social media advertising, newsletters, webcasts and publications.
  • Develop marketing messages that align with WEF brand guidelines and core messaging.
  • Assists with communications efforts and distribution channels with emphasis on digital tools, social media, website information updates and leading market research efforts.
  • Works cross-functionally with business teams to ensure campaign workflow from inception to completion, including the tracking of campaign deliverables and fostering relationships with both internal staff and external stakeholders to drive maximum results and growth initiatives.
  • Monitors campaigns and optimizes tactics for optimal performance.
  • Provides regular campaign updates to business stakeholder and creates regular reports on performance


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism, or related field with 3-5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media and social media.
  • Proficient with email distribution systems and content management systems.
  • Experience with marketing automation and Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with attention to detail.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected]

WEF is an equal opportunity employer

WEFTEC Education Program Coordinator

The Water Environment Federation is seeking a WEFTEC Program Coordinator to join the WEFTEC Education team. This position will be responsible for coordinating and supporting multiple aspects of the WEFTEC education program development and implementation. (WEFTEC is the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference for the wastewater treatment industry)

Principal Functions:

  • Implementation of the abstract submittal, review, and program development system (approximately 4 call for abstracts per year).
  • Coordinate speaker database from abstract submission to session creation including updates to information.
  • Update website.
  • Answer submitter, speaker, and moderator questions. Monitors various email inboxes.
  • Assist CE Manager in obtaining approval of events for continuing education credits.
  • Serves as the point of contact to the workshop chairs/vice chairs from acceptance through WEFTEC.
  • Serves as editor for marketing materials (including the Conference Announcement and Onsite Program).
  • Maintain volunteer rosters.
  • Assist with preparing all speaker communications.
  • Assist with creation of and sends the speaker notifications from speaker database.
  • Responsible for organizing workshop workbooks (ordering materials, updating agendas, assembling, preparing for print) and coordinates with Facilities staff to print.
  • Create numerous reports in database, including for production to use to create the onsite program.
  • Manages the WEFTEC shipment (over 100 boxes) for WEFTEC Education and the Mid-Year Meeting.
  • Assists with manuscript collection including uploading of all documentation and occasional follow-up emails to speakers.
  • Prints moderator data forms and compiles evaluation data after WEFTEC.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or communications field or commensurate experience or training.
  • 3+ years high-level administrative and project support experience.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and telephone skills.
  • Customer service focus and good people skills.
  • Detail oriented and accurate with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple fast-paced projects and perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently, troubleshoot problems and meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office with a focus on Excel and databases; prior experience with an abstract management system preferred.
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 14 days per year.
  • This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment; also assembles and moves workshop workbooks in boxes weighing up to 20 pounds.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected]

WEF is an equal opportunity employer

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