The American Trucking Associations (ATA), the nation’s leading trade and lobby association representing the trucking industry, is actively seeking an energetic and creative Manager Event Services. This position participates in all logistical facets on assigned events in ATA’s Event Services Department. This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Participates in the logistical management of all facets of the ATA event services as assigned.
Provides input to Director of Event Services on selection of sites for all ATA events as assigned. Provides input on negotiations and finalizing contracts and food and beverage with hotels.
Solicits and reviews RFPs for hotels/convention centers to host various meetings and the services/supplies required therewith relating to but not limited to audio visual/production, office equipment, security, temporary help, entertainment, speakers, transportation, printing.
Prepares spec sheets for events as assigned to be sent to hotel/convention centers.
Works closely with Director on all promotional materials (on-site program, brochures, advertisements, e-marketing campaigns, letters, etc.) associated with the assigned meetings. Maintains detailed schedules for all meetings assigned.
Is involved in the on-site management of ATA events as assigned.
Reviews for accuracy and submits for approval all bills relating to all ATA events as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
BS/BA degree plus 5-7 years’ experience in areas of meetings management with an association or corporation of equal or larger size;
Hotel experience in convention and catering services a plus;
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written;
Exceptional Interpersonal skills; and
Ability to travel as required.
Additional Salary Information: ATA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The American Trucking Associations is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1933, ATA is the national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and in...dustry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to transport our nation's freight.