The Optical Society is currently seeking an enthusiastic and mission-driven Exhibit Operations Coordinator who will thrive in a dynamic work environment. This position will assist the Director, Meeting & Exhibit Services in the production of three annual Conferences, several Congresses and Topical Meetings and requires the ability to organize projects simultaneously and to keep on schedule and budget.
The candidate will work alongside the Exhibitor Services Coordinator and provides support in the areas of vendor, facility and logistical management. The ideal candidate should have 2-3 years of experience working for tradeshows, meetings, conference or facilities management, or experience working for a tradeshow vendor (general contractor, CVB, hotel, etc.). Ideally, they will also have experience in print production, database structure and connectivity. Knowledge of MS Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.) required. Bachelor’s Degree required. CEM or CMP certification a plus. They must have a willingness to learn, hit the ground running and contribute immediately. Some travel is required.
Located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC, OSA offers a competitive salary and benefits. Please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Optical Society
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) was organized to increase and diffuse the knowledge of optics, pure and applied; to promote the common interests of investigators of optical problems, of designers and of users of optical apparatus of all kinds; and to encourage cooperation among them. The purposes of the Society are scientific, technical and educational.
The Optical Society brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, and business leaders. OSA's membership totals more than 16,000 individuals from over 100 countries. Approximately 49 percent of the Society's members reside outside the United States.