ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.
The Manager of Meetings, Events and Sponsorships is responsible for providing support to ABC’s national events, including assisting with site selection, registration, participant accommodations, and event planning. The manager is the primary contact with the outside sponsorship sales company and the account manager for all existing sponsor relationships. The manager is also the primary contact for CVENT, the event management provider. In addition, the manager is responsible for the budget, planning and execution of several of ABC’s internal and external meetings and special events.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Plans, manages, and executes logistics for the ABC National in-person and virtual meetings, special events, and transient hotel stays.
Assists in the development and management of meetings budgets.
Manages the relationship with the event technology provider (cvent) and oversees registration and reporting for accuracy.
Serves as national past chairs liaison, coordinating directly with VIP group to keep them informed and engaged in ABC National events and conferences.
Works with internal and external stakeholders to ensure sponsorship goals are met for ABC’s national meetings and programs and plays a key role in generating and maintaining annual sponsors relationships.
Management of sponsor contracts; tracking and executing sponsorship deliverables for all ABC conferences and events.
Manages sponsor signage and branding process for ABC National meetings and events.
Serves as the account manager for existing key sponsors to renew and maximize revenue and value for all parties.
Works directly with general services contractor to ensure the tradeshow floorplan offers maximum exposure for exhibitors and that the process is efficient and communication is clear.
Project and data management, attention to detail, strong written and oral communication skills, organization, time management, customer service, client services.
Qualifications and Experience
4-year college degree or equivalent experience.
Three or more years of experience working in a meetings or sales, or client services related position.
Sales experience helpful. Familiarity with Salesforce preferred.
Experience with event management system, Cvent preferred.
To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:
Professional demeanor and presentation of self
Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication, proofreading and editing skills.
Organizational awareness & resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage to identify solutions & resolve issues.
Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding work schedule.
Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
Work accurately with close attention to detail.
Position requires approximately 30 percent travel.
ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do not create a contract, express, or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend, or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.
It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors is a national association with 69 chapters representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.