LeadingAge California is seeking a Director of Meetings and Events. This position is responsible for coordinating every detail of each event from beginning to end, ensuring the efficient and seamless completion of all aspects of meeting design, management and logistics. This position requires a high level of organizational and time management skills. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively under pressure and possess the capability to establish priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Experience with all aspects of meeting logistics to include: site selection, scheduling, contract negotiation, audiovisual equipment, registrations and onsite management;
Manage budgets, reconcile meeting invoices at the conclusion of meeting and functions, prepare for payment;
Build and maintain strong relationships with business partners, sponsors and exhibitors;
Manage exhibit sales and all management of exhibit hall;
Secure sponsors for conferences and special events;
Perform a variety of accounting, administrative, billing and database management duties related to meetings and events; and,
Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Vice President of Education and/or President & CEO.
Strong time-management skills;
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills to interface with association members, outside vendors, sponsors, and contract partners;
Strong oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with staff, members, outside organizations and suppliers; and,
Excellent computer and database management skills (Microsoft Suite, Basic HTML, Association Membership Database Management Skills)
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About LeadingAge California
LeadingAge California is an association representing a membership of over 550 not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled nursing, affordable housing, home and community-based service organizations and business partners, serves over 100,000 older adults and employs more than 25,000 people in California. LeadingAge California continues to serve, inspire and advocate for our members through multiple channels, providing members with the tools they need to carry our their own missions.