Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Meetings/Expositions/Events, Public Relations
4 Year Degree
Now seeking full-time Meetings and Convention Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative and professional meetings related duties, including unique responsibilities specific to this position and the Meetings Department. Travel and periodic overtime are required. Annual salary starts at $31,663.00 with an excellent benefits package.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: - Contracts meetings for sections, committees, and other meetings as assigned. Assists the Annual Convention Committee with securing law firm sponsors to increase sponsorship revenue. Secures bids for production of the Annual Convention portfolio, lapel pins, and children's giveaways. Coordinates production of Winter Meeting and Annual Convention on site signs; and orders tickets, badges, and ribbons. Assists with securing Annual Convention sponsors and exhibitors; stuffing on site convention packets & portfolios; as needed with on line registration. Other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Education & Professional Work Experience: - Bachelor's Degree (proof required at interview) and one (1) year of professional meeting planning experience. Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification is highly preferred. Knowledge or experience with electronic meeting software is a plus. Additional meeting planning experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: - Knowledge of: Meetings & Contracts; Negotiating skills; Marketing skills; Hotels and meeting facilities; Effective writing skills and proper spelling, punctuation and grammar usage; Administrative principles and procedures. - Skilled in: Contract negotiating; Database usage proficiency; MS Word and MS Excel. - Ability to: Negotiate effectively; Multitask; Effectively manage difficult and stressful situations; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing; Pay attention to detail; Proofread; Prioritize work and stay organized; Learn The Rules Regulating The Florida Bar; Work overtime; Be creative; Travel.
Forward resume and completed employment application in Word or PDF format. Position is open until filled. To download TFB employment application and to view the complete position description, visit our employment page at http://www.floridabar.org/about/contact/jobs/. Please notify HR, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process. EOE
Internal Number: 2157
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