Direct overall strategy, planning & execution of association meetings, Annual Convention & Meeting Planning Division staff (7 staff, including 2 direct reports: Assis. Dir, Meetings & Events, Assis Dir, Continuing Education) Report to Chief Products and Services Officer.
Are you passionate about using your convention management talent to make contributions to an 88,000 member professional association in the Chicago area? Do you have leadership and innovation experience in the convention-meeting planning business? Have you worked on continuing education and with sponsors/exhibiters for the exhibit halls? Will consider out of town candidates, relocation support provided.
Staff supervisory experience, oversight experience in planning and managing large conferences and continuing education are must haves. Candidate excels in working with volunteer leadership and Boards of Directors.
National professional association in the health space seeks Director of Convention & Meeting Planning for its Chicago area headquarters. Ideal candidate is a working director (or senior director ready to move up to a larger organization) with professional association experience; enjoys the strategy, planning and execution of its programs, continuing education, staff supervision and hands on execution. Candidate has successfully moved up in career responsibilities and has a track record of success. Certified meeting planners (CMP) are encouraged to apply. 15% travel. Excellent benefits & flexible hours.