Position: Conferences Manager
Reports to: Director, Conferences and Events
Over the past few years, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has rebranded its meetings, embraced event technology (mobile app, registration, audience polling), increased educational offerings and networking opportunities, and sold out its exhibit hall every year. If you have experience managing conferences and like to work in a fast-paced, professional environment (preferably a trade association), please contact us now.
We are looking for individuals who can build positive and meaningful relationships with colleagues and Association members and manage components of the Association’s event and conference logistics including housing, tours, room set-ups, BEOs, and vendor specs – all the details that can make or break an event!
The Conferences Manager reports directly to IANA’s Director, Conferences and Events. In addition to logistics, the Conferences Manager also manages the EXPO mobile app and events-related modules of the Association Management System, fulfills event sponsorship deliverables, manages scholarship schools’ attendance at EXPO, and researches potential sites for meetings (including site visits, as needed).
Work Experience and Qualifications:
Self-motivated, ability to multi-task and a strong customer service track record;
Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills;
Proficiency in computer and Internet skills – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
An undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3 - 5 years of related experience;
Experience with an Association Management Software System (netForum) and Desktop publishing programs (InDesign) are highly desired;
CMP credentials, preferred.
Contact us by sending a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com and be sure to look at our website www.intermodal.org.
Company Info: The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) is a unique, dynamic trade association representing 1000+ companies that transport over 90% of our country’s imports and exports.
Salary Information and Benefits: Salary in the upper $60’s to lower $70s. IANA offers a competitive salary, an exceptional benefit package, peers and colleagues that are committed to the organization’s success, and stability that comes from sound financial management and supporting an essential industry.