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Manager, Meetings

Date: August 16, 2018

Position Title: Manager, Meetings

Reports To: Director, Meetings

Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

This position will report to the Director, Meetings. This position will assist with meeting logistics, registration and other aspects of meeting management. The manager will also be responsible for the successful attainment of revenue goals for exhibitors and sponsors for at least two live meetings a year. This position will also do some duties as assigned from the Chief Learning Officer.


Responsibilities

  • Lead the generation, distribution and management of all exhibitor, sponsorship and advertising contracts
  • Manage, track and review sponsor and exhibitor letters of agreements.
  • Manage exhibitor registration and needs and be on-site for management of exhibitors at the Annual Conference
  • Ensures adherence to sponsor and exhibitor guidelines and ACCME requirements
  • Assist with management of meeting logistics with hotels for major live events and future smaller live events
  • Assist with coordinating services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for select special guests, facilities, catering, signage, special needs requirements and event security, etc. for current major live events and upcoming smaller live events.
  • Assist with set-up and management of registration for live events
  • Assist with the review, negotiation and tracking of contracts with service providers and suppliers that include; hotels, convention centers, registration companies, special event companies, etc
  • Assist with member/customer service for live events and assist staff and event participants with registration as needed.
  • Assist with set-up and management of event registration using organization database software, MemberSuite.
  • Assist with management of event budgets, data and or spreadsheets needed to track information.
  • Participate as a member of the education department and assist Director of Meetings and staff from all departments in making live meetings and events successful by facilitating an enjoyable and productive event experience
  • Excellent organizational skills including setting priorities in work assignments, coordinating projects, and following up on assignments with minimal direction
  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written, organizational, communication and customer service skills are required
  • Resourcefulness, initiative and creativity valued
  • Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members
  • Open to new ideas and other duties as they arise and are assigned
  • Support ASAM’s overall goals and objectives through additional responsibilities and other duties as assigned
  • Some travel required

Education and Experience:

  • Two to three years of experience in event/meeting planning and sales or marketing preferred
  • Experience in fund-raising and/or obtaining exhibitors and sponsors preferred
  • Experience in an association environment strongly desirable
  • College degree

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven record of successful sales, meeting planning and fundraising desired
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, Outlook and experience with databases
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and excellent business writing skills

Works closely with:

  • Education department team members and marketing and other departments to ensure customer satisfaction and fulfillment of obligations for meetings, exhibitors and sponsors

 

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@ASAM.org describing your interest in the position and how your skills match the requirements.

Recruiting Salary Range: $48,000 - $50,000 (with a robust benefits package)

 

ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the state of Maryland.

ASAM Staff Values: As an organization, our work has national and generational impact. We are an energetic, scrappy, and resilient team who are passionately dedicated to providing hope and redemption in the addiction field. Our safe, positive and professional work environment allows us to celebrate both our successes and shortcomings. We help and support each other as a family of compassionate individuals. We work with pride and an insatiable hunger to change the addiction field and to leave our mark.