Careers with MRA

Are you the next FACE of MRA?

  • Welcome

    Welcome

    Are you the next FACE of MRA? Are you Friendly, Accountable, Centered on Members, Engaged in our efforts! If this sounds like you, join our MRA team! Whether your role at MRA is an HR professional, trainer, advisor, business partner, accountant, administrative assistant, or marketer, you will become an integral part of our team.

    For more than 117 years, MRA - The Management Association has helped our member organizations thrive by offering a wide range of comprehensive HR services, information, resources, and innovative training opportunities to help them build a successful workplace and powerful workforce.

    MRA is a not-for-profit employer association serving 4,000 members throughout the Midwest covering more than 1 million employees. We are in fact one of the largest employer associations in the nation.

    Can you picture yourself working here? We hope so! Click the videos here to learn more about what we do, who we are, and what makes MRA's FACE culture so special.

  • Who is an MRAer?

    Who is an MRAer?

    MRAers are dynamic, creative, and entrepreneurial. We believe that what we do is just as important as how we do it! At MRA, employee performance expectations are high, position responsibilities are diverse, and the rewards are satisfying! MRAers passionately serve our members to create "WOW" experiences every day since members are our highest priority!

    MRAers associate with top-notch colleagues, enjoy a family-friendly culture, and stand proud with a company code of ethics that embodies integrity, confidentiality, and trust.

    Lisa Ziebell
    Joining MRA has been a great career step for me. I needed a role to keep my HR skills current but I needed work/life balance. My family needs were changing, but I did not want to put my career aside. This role has enabled me to have it all and I love it!
    Lisa Ziebell, Human Resource Business Advisor
     
    Kim Kozlik
    MRA provides a multitude of opportunities to develop my skills in the world of HR. Whether it is training events, conferences, or roundtables, I have always been encourage to learn as much as I can. I love working on the hotline because I learn something new every day. In turn, I enjoy sharing this knowledge with our members so that they can be successful in their positions too.
    Kim Kozlik, Human Resource Business Advisor
     

    We value expertise. We share knowledge. We foster ideas.

    Your success is our success and we want you to learn, grow, and thrive. Expressing our entire culture in one word isn’t easy, but we found a way in one memorable word: FACE.

    Careers FACE
  • Become an MRAer!

    Become an MRAer!

    MRA provides a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment allowing talented employees to work for a respected, long-standing, and visionary industry leader. Explore our current opportunities below. If you do not find a current role that matches your professional experiences and/or career goals, join our talent network to receive job alerts when openings become available.

    If you require accommodation to complete an online application, please contact Taylor Teske at 262.696.3608.

    MRA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    MRA's Hiring Process

    Do you have what it takes to be an MRAer?

    1. Submit your Application: Applications for all openings are submitted online and will be individually evaluated by our recruitment team.
    2. Phone Screen: If our recruitment team believes your education and qualifications fit the position, you’ll be invited for a brief phone interview with our HR Manager to discuss your interest and qualifications.
    3. Interview: As a follow up to the phone screen, you may be invited to one of our locations for face‐to‐face interviews with several MRA team members.
      • Interview questions typically range from behavioral, experiential, competency and case‐ based. These types of interview questions enable us to understand your strengths, personal and professional attributes, qualifications, and fit with our culture.
      • Interviews are a very important part of the selection process and can be stressful for some people. We encourage you to review our Interview Tips to help prepare.
    4. Assessment: In some cases, you’ll be asked to complete an assessment. Assessments help us objectively measure knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes, and/or personality traits that may be difficult to determine through an interview.
    5. Reference and Background Checking: All MRA’s new hires go through a reference and background checking process that is directly managed by our internal RBI team. Applicants are required to provide at least three professional references on their initial application.
  • Rewards

    Rewards

    You work hard. We work hard to protect and compensate you for your contribution to MRA’s success.

    Pay and Benefits Dynamic Work Environment Learning & Development
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Collaborative culture
    • Professional development
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
    • Leadership excellence
    • Training (access to over 100 MRA training courses)
    • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
    • Work/life balance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Life and AD&D insurance
    • Volunteer programs
     
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Mentoring/coaching
     
    • Paid time off
    • Teamwork & Respect
     
    • Employee Assistance Program
       
    • Gainsharing
       
    • Traditional and Roth 401(k)
       
    • 401(k) company match
       

    *Eligibility varies based on employment classification.

  • Locations

    Locations

    MRA Office Locations

    Our corporate offices are conveniently located in Waukesha, WI, Plymouth, MN, Palatine, IL, and Moline, IL.

    Click on the state below for the address, directions, and map to each of our office locations.

  • Connect with Us

    Connect with Us

    We are always happy to hear from you. If you have any questions or require accommodation to complete an online application, please contact our HR team members:

    Andrea Sardina
    HR Specialist/Recruiter
    andrea.sardina@mranet.org

    Emily Koopmeiners
    Associate Recruiting Business Partner
    emily.koopmeiners@mranet.org

    Taylor Teske
    HR Generalist
    taylor.teske@mranet.org

    Cindy Mixon
    VP, Human Resources
    cindy.mixon@mranet.org

  • Watch our Videos

    Watch our Videos

    MRA Leadership

    Susan Fronk, President and CEO
    Jim Morgan, VP, Member Experience
    Cindy Mixon, VP, Human Resources

    Recruiting

    Beth Mathison, Director of Employment Services
    Kristin Noack, Recruiting Project Manager
    Andrea Sardina, HR Specialist/Recruiter

    Member Relations

    Alan Faber, Member Relations Manager
    Kirby Vyncke-Hughes, Associate Director
    Kathy Riley, Member Relations Coordinator

    Learning and Development

    Andy Marris, Learning and Development Manager
    Lindsey Hofmann, Instructional Design Manager

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Reference and Background Investigations

    Nick Carr, Manager, RBI
    Meredith Long, RBI/Recruiting Specialist

     

     

     

     

     

     

    HR Advisors & Resources

    Jenny Mangone, HR Director
    Rhonda Blum, HR Business Advisor

Career Opportunities