State trade association has an opportunity for an energetic self-starter who is detailed oriented, adept at managing multiple assignments, excellent problem-solving skills, and enjoys working with a small staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, professional appearance and attitude even when under pressure, as well as membership association/nonprofit experience.
Responsibilities include planning and managing the logistical functions for all TMBA conferences, board meetings, and events including, but not limited to budget preparation, site/contract negotiation, onsite setups (meeting space, catering, special event planning, audio/visual, etc), room reservations, sponsors & exhibitor relations; and speaker communications/coordination. The position will assist in the development of registration procedures, promotional materials and websites, and serve as staff liaison with hotel staff, vendors, conference committee members, and speakers.
Bachelor’s degree from a four year college/university, or related experience, and/or equivalent combination of education.
Travel is required. Must have the physical ability to attend meetings, conventions and other events, which may be held in large convention facilities with various accessibility, and maneuver through such facilities to perform a broad variety of duties.