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NPMA Calls for Applications: Professional Pest Management Alliance Executive Director


October 13, 2008 — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announces a call for applications for the position of Executive Director of the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA).  PPMA, a non-profit organization, is the public outreach arm for the pest management industry, and is affiliated with the NPMA.


Established in 1997, PPMA’s proactive, unified voice educates consumers about the value of the professional pest management industry and the industry’s ability to protect health, food and property.  


Candidates for the PPMA Executive Director position should have three major skill sets:

  1. Marketing excellence;
  2. Fundraising;
  3. Pest management industry background (helpful). 

Marketing Excellence:

  • Strategic direction setting
  • Media relations (fielding interviews, etc.)
  • Experience managing agency relationships 


  • Willing to travel regularly and give compelling presentations to large groups
  • Background with fundraising and organization development 

Industry Expertise (helpful):

  • Knowledge of the pest management industry, history and major players (manufacturers, PCOs, distributors) 

This position includes excellent fringe benefits; salary negotiable based on experience. 


Resumes should be sent to lederer@pestworld.org or mailed to PPMA, c/o Rob Lederer, 10460 North Street, Fairfax, Virginia 22030


For more information about the Professional Pest Management Alliance and the National Pest Management Association, visit www.npmapestworld.org and www.pestworld.org.