Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is a national trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and dietary supplements. We are seeking a talented meeting professional to handle all logistical and operational responsibilities for 4-6 assigned conferences, meetings, and seminars each year.
Reporting directly to the VP, Education & Meetings, the Meetings Planner will work collaboratively with CHPA staff, members, and vendors to coordinate and facilitate all meeting logistics, including: conducting site selection; processing registrations; assigning space allocation; coordinating meeting room set-up, identifying and managing audiovisual requirements and setup; providing food and beverage specifications; managing room blocks, suites and VIP needs; and facilitating vendor relationships.
The successful candidate has a bachelor’s degree in business management, hospitality, or related area and at least five (5) years of related experience planning conferences and events for diverse audiences, including meeting logistics, registration, vendor relationships, and marketing. Experience working for trade association and CMP certification preferred. He/she is detail-oriented with exceptional follow-up and organizational skills and possesses the ability to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects with various goals and deadlines. The ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong commitment to customer service, and the ability to travel approximately 20-25 days per year (most travel occurs on weekdays).
Consumer Healthcare Products Association is located in downtown DC and offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous 401(k) match, professional development opportunities, company events, and a workplace gym. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Allison McKee, Senior Director, Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.