The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks a Meetings Coordinator to assist with managing a diverse portfolio of annual and chapter meetings and contractually managed events.
Working under a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), this position provides broad exposure to all facets of meeting planning and coordination including contracting, sales, logistics and onsite administration in a fast-paced environment managing about 30 events per year.
The successful candidate will be detail-oriented with strong organization, time management, process-thinking and communication and customer services skills. He/she will work well independently and in a collaborative context with members, service providers and staff.
Bachelor degree, familiarity with various meeting components, Cvent meeting platform and sales experience a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and similar business applications.
AFS offers a flexible work environment, exceptional benefits and career growth. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume.
About American Fisheries Society
AFS is the world’s oldest and largest professional society for fisheries scientist comprised of about 8,000 members in more than 62 nations. The mission of AFS is to advance sound science, promote professional development, and disseminate science-based fisheries information for the global protection, conservation, and sustainability of fisheries resources and aquatic ecosystems. AFS accomplishes these initiatives through the promotion of scientific research and sustainable management of fisheries resources, publishing some of the world’s leading fisheries research journals and books, organizing scientific meetings where new results are reported and discussed, encouraging comprehensive education for fisheries students and professionals.