The Program Associate is solely responsible for managing the registration process of members for conferences and events. He/She will assist Meetings Team with event services and logistics for Section. Annual travel time requirement is 15-20%.
Complete daily, weekly, monthly, and final status reports as required for events
Training and supervising 10-15 temporary conference staff for 3 large conferences per year
Pre-register event participants, using ABA registration software and internal reporting systems
Serve as on-site Registrar, handling walk-up registrations
Assist with meeting logistics and onsite support
Coordinate conference exhibitor logistics
Vendor procurement and invoice processing
Manage speaker arrangements and reimbursement process
Provide customer service, as well as handling mail, fax and email inquiries regarding registration, and other pertinent matters for events
Manage databases, registration website, and spreadsheets as required for events
Assist with Continuing Legal Education (CLE) process
Assistance to Section Director and Associate Section Director, as needed
Bachelor’s Degree from four-year College or University.
Analytical problem-solving ability, self-direction, project management, research and writing skills, Outlook calendaring, and meeting coordination experience required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and strong oral and written communication skills are required. Must be able to provide excellent customer service and be responsive to Section members. Candidate must be comfortable working both independently and as a part of a team. Experience in working at hotels or event services is a plus. Adobe Cloud experience is preferred.
The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an
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