About AHLA

AHLA is a team-oriented association headquartered in DC, with a tradition of serving the hospitality industry for more than a century.  Whether you are advocacy focused, or looking to enhance our member value proposition, you can be sure that the work you do here, will have a lasting impact.

We are seeking results-oriented professionals who are motivated to make a difference and willing to grow. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, generous benefits package, and the opportunity to be part of a successful organization that truly values the creativity and initiative of its staff.

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AHLA's competitive benefits package includes:

  • Paid Time Off, Vacation, and eleven (11) paid Holidays each calendar year
  • Healthcare benefits – Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan – employees receive 100% company match, up to 6% deferred
  • Short and Long Term Disability coverage
  • Life Insurance coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for: health care, dependent care, transit and/or parking expenses


At AHLA, we value enthusiasm, and dedication to the task at hand. Our people are friendly, the dress code is business casual, and the culture is open, respectful, positive and supportive. To achieve our strategic goals, means bringing the best ideas and the strongest work ethic to our members. This means examining every task to see how we can provide the greatest value. At the same time, we understand the importance of life beyond the office, and we encourage a reasonable balance between work and home. 

Professional development is an important part of AHLA’s culture. Staff have many opportunities to learn from one another and can select from formal and informal training and development activities to further their skills. If you want to get to know your colleagues better, there are lots of occasions to do so. We hold monthly staff meetings, which normally include birthday celebrations (and yes-cupcakes!) and we also host different events throughout the year to foster comradery & fun.