REPORTS TO:Vice President, Marketing and Member Experience
LOCATION: Hybrid position. Two days per week in the office (Washington, DC). Must live in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area.
OBJECTIVE: Coordinate/lead association special events, meetings, and conferences. Develop and facilitate webinars and other educational programs and materials.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead and contribute in the coordination of all aspects of special events, meetings and conferences (pre-planning, onsite execution and post event wrap up).
Coordinate event specifications and manage vendors in conjunction with the Association’s outside meeting management company.
Assist in financial management including budget creation, monitoring revenue/expense performance and collection of registration and sponsorship fees.
Assume planning responsibilities for multiple staff and meetings.
Contribute to overall team success by identifying problems and proactively seeking out methods to improve self-performance and/or efficiency of an operation or task.
Travel domestically and internationally and work overtime as needed to attend events and meetings.
Develop and facilitate webinars and other educational programs and materials with other departments.
Serve as back up to maintain the Association’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 (MemberCast) database and applications. This includes adding/editing/deleting individuals and companies in the database and acting as a liaison with the vendor.
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree and 5+ years’ experience in an event planning environment.
Experience with non-profits and/or trade associations a plus.
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, and databases.
Proven ability to problem solve, prioritize assignments and work in a changing, fast-paced environment.
Self-starter and able to work without close supervision.
Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and ability to interface with all levels of management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Fearless of technology, with an aptitude for picking up and using new tools or expanding on basics.
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