Chicagoland-based, national, trade association is seeking a highly competent and visionary team member to oversee its multi-faceted meetings and events operation. This individual will direct and oversee conceptualization, program planning, sponsorship solicitation and on-site event delivery for all of the organization’s meetings, webinars and conferences, including an annual convention.
A successful candidate will demonstrate he or she:
Possesses a strong aptitude for sales, marketing, hospitality, travel and managing all aspects of the meetings and events operation, from conceptualization, budgeting and program planning to registration, on-site logistics and event delivery and post-event activities, such as evaluation and billing, in a multi-entity environment
Successfully collaborates with staff, members, high-level volunteer leaders, vendors and service providers
Exhibits excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, budgeting and negotiation skills
A take-charge and creative leader who is flexible, detail-oriented and will drive continued growth and member engagement in critical association meetings and events
Handles pressure and confidential information with the utmost professionalism and integrity
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and online environments, such as GoToWebinar®, Skype
Additional Salary Information: A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience, preferably as a professional meeting planner.
This is a full-time, exempt position. A highly competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with experience. For consideration, please forward your letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
The American Supply Association (ASA) is a national trade association, 501(c)(6), of wholesaler-distributors and their suppliers operating in the plumbing-heating-cooling-piping and industrial pipe-valve-fitting (PHCP-PVF) supply chain. The reason why members join ASA and participate is because they believe the programs, services and resources membership offers advance their ability to sell more products more profitably; to help their employees raise the bar for operating performance.