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Conference and Event Manager

Administrative, Office & Clerical

Washington DC
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Why You Want To Work Here

Great opportunity to work with a nonprofit trade association serving a dynamic and growing industry. The Conference and Event Manager is the primary event lead for the association’s assigned conferences. This position also ensures the successful implementation of assigned programs. A successful candidate is able to create, maintain, and reconcile the conference budgets and forecasting methodology.

Responsibilities of the Conference and Event Manager:

  • Responsible for all logistical planning activities pre-event, onsite and post-event 
  • Provides quality control and oversight of contractors and vendors working the events
  • Ensures collaboration and communication with all parties
  • Negotiates pricing for best pricing to support events
  • Conducts site visits to venues under consideration for hosting events
  • Responsible for meeting planning logistics for other events as assigned
  • Presents planning information to all stakeholders including fellow staff, leadership, vendor partners, and committee volunteers
  • Runs conference milestone meetings and keeps notes on meetings 

Qualifications of the Conference and Event Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field is ideal
  • Minimum of four years of direct event management experience
  • The ideal candidate will be extremely organized have strong communication, have curiosity to learn, and mature
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail and be highly accurate in their data entry
  • Excellent editing skills for proofing routine correspondence
Conference and Event Manager
Washington DC
$70,000 + Great Benefits
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