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Meetings Manager more...
Location:Washington, DC
Company:American Public Health Association
First posted:March 21, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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The American Public Health Association, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of the public and achieving equity in health status, seeks an experienced Meetings Manager to handle administrative and planning duties associated with a citywide convention of 13,000 attendees, 1,500 scientific sessions and events, and a 600 booth exposition. Join our team of smart, creative and dedicated professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working towards advancing the public health agenda. Applicant should be comfortable with online database applications and must be proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Access). Excellent communication skills are required.

The Meetings Manager position is responsible for planning, coordination and execution of logistical arrangements for the APHA Annual Meeting. This position provides technical assistance and project management to the conventions department; establishes and maintains positive relationships with hotel contacts and vendors; manages space usage and produces detailed function event orders; coordinates and manages staff schedules and travel for annual meeting; manages communication with decorator vendor and tracks graphic design process for all functional areas at the meeting; supervises temporary staff and interns; assists with budgeting and tracking of expenses, manages live streamed portion of the annual meeting; and provides other administrative support as assigned. Bachelors degree required. Candidates must have 2-4 years of meeting or convention management experience and at least 1 years management or supervisory experience. Some travel required.

Salary mid 50s, commensurate with experience.

Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.

Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon-Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.

Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information: (If you are uploading a pdf document, the document needs to be a file that was created and can be manipulated and converted in order to upload.)

Cover letter;
Resume;
Salary requirement;
Three five professional references (name, title, company name and phone number and email).

Deadline to apply for this position is March 31, 2017 @5: 00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).

EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.

Type: Full-time, Permanent.

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