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Meetings and Event Assistant

Administrative, Office & Clerical

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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 Meetings 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 can create, maintain, and reconcile the conference budgets and forecasting methodology.

Responsibilities of the Meetings and Event Manager:

  • Responsible for assisting with all logistical planning activities pre-event, onsite and post-event 
  • Provides assistance with quality control and oversight of contractors and vendors working the events
  • Ensures collaboration and communication with all parties
  • Helps negotiate pricing for best pricing to support events
  • Assists with site visits to venues under consideration for hosting events
  • Responsible for meeting planning logistics for other events as assigned

Qualifications of the Meetings and Event Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of events experience
  • The ideal candidate will be extremely organized have strong communication, have the 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

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