Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Meetings/Expositions/Events, Other
4 Year Degree
Arlington based national trade association seeks an energetic team player for a Meetings Specialist position. This position will be responsible for all aspects of coordination and execution of the association’s annual meetings and events.
Primary responsibilities will include:
Researches and sources venues, hotels and third party vendors for all meetings and events.
Negotiates contracts with vendors and service providers.
Coordinates and executes all aspects of the association’s five annual events ranging in size from 50 to 1,200 including, but not limited to housing, F&B, A/V, staffing, registration, etc.
Provides on-site management and support for all events.
Produces conference materials and programs.
Assists with attendee event registration.
Creates copy, content and look for event marketing.
Assists with speaker selection for events and education.
Works across departments on marketing, sponsorship and other areas as needed.
Develops agendas and works to curate content for meetings.
Assist in coordination of shipment and meeting supplies.
Leads pre-and post-event meetings and debriefs.
Able to Successfully manage multiple events at once.
Maintain and reconcile budgets, expenses and vendor payments.
Assists in other areas of the Industry Relations Department as needed.
The ideal candidate will have
3-5 years of experience with meetings
Strong organizational skills
Association experience preferred
WordPress and NetForum experience preferred
Some travel required, competitive salary and benefits package provided. Please send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.