Company Name:

ASME

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Event Organizer

Industry:

Environmental

Posted

April 24, 2018

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Manager, Conferences & Events

ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) is a world-renowned, member-based professional organization focused on serving the technical, educational and other programmatic needs of the engineering and technology communities on a worldwide basis. ASME generates approximately $110 million annually from the sale of products and services and provides a wide range of mission focused programs and activities. We are currently seeking a Manager, Conference& Events in our office in New York City. 


The Manager, Conferences & Events will oversee 3-5 conferences per year with attendance ranging from 300-3,000.  Working closely with the Managing Director of Conferences, other ASME staff and volunteer committee members, the Manager will be responsible for the planning, organization, and execution of assigned conferences and events.


Responsibilities include: 


  • Site selection

  • Contract negotiations

  • Program Committees

  • Budget preparation and forecasting

  • Registration (pre and post registration procedures)

  • Hotel specs and BEOs

  • Audio-visual requirements

  • Liaison with Conference Tool Box

  • Forums and special events

  • Maintaining a historical database of each event and providing financial reporting

  • Exhibits and Sponsorship

  • Assist in the development, production and execution of promotional/marketing materials for each event

  • Management of on-site temporary personnel

  • Post-conference evaluations for all conferences

  • On-Site Conference Management

  • Billing Reconciliation and Post-Conference Management


The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and at least 7-10 years of meeting planning experience both domestic and international.  Association experience is preferred. Superb organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to oversee multiple events concurrently a must. Strong contract negotiation skills, along with excellent communication, initiative & follow-up skills essential.  Travel is required. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. ASME takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Company Name:

ASME

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Event Organizer

Industry:

Environmental

Posted

April 24, 2018

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