Washington DC housing association seeks full-time Meeting Planner. Duties include all aspects related to the coordination of conferences including: solicitation of hotel bids; site inspection and selection; hotel contract negotiations; audiovisual and meeting room coordination; marketing and communications; food and beverage planning; budgeting; entertainment; soliciting sponsorships; working closely with speakers, exhibitors, members, and staff. Additional functions include arranging travel for staff and presenters, and working with decorating and drayage companies. Prior experience and attention to detail is a must. Travel required. Salary range high 60’s-low 70’s plus excellent health and fringe benefits. Candidates should send letter & resume to: PHADA, c/o Gwen Lyda (firstname.lastname@example.org), 511 Capitol Court NE Washington, DC 20002. EOE.