Under the direction of the Director of Continuing Education, the Program Manager is responsible for the development and management of continuing education conference programs. The Program Manager works closely with the Director and the Continuing Education team members on the conference planning process and on individual program development and implementation. The Program Manager provides leadership and administrative support to conference Program Committees during all phases of conference preparation.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work closely with conference Program Committees to design education content appropriate for conference goals, current trends, and member needs.
Build relationships with key volunteer leaders and subject matter experts to further the development of Continuing Education programs.
Identify and recruit subject matter experts to serve as Program Committee members and leaders.
Provide program development support for Program Committees, as needed, on topic selection, speaker recruitment, industry and speaker resources, and adult education best practices.
Manage the event project timeline and work collaboratively with relevant departments to ensure completion of conference milestones and deliverables.
Create promotional copy for use in all conference marketing materials, including website content, email promotions, and print pieces.
Under the direction of the Director of Continuing Education, assist in the management of the conference proposal submission process for selected conferences.
Assist the Conference Speaker Coordinator with speaker management.
Manage all onsite education program activities during each conference.
Manage all post-conference communication and reporting activities.
Develop a working knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, its activities and priorities.
Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director of Continuing Education and/or Vice President for Professional Development
Education and Work Experience:
Five or more years of related experience in adult education, meeting planning, association management, and/or related field.
Knowledge of best practices for education program development and volunteer management.
About International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members through leading scientific, technical, and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. ISPE is the Society of choice for nearly 22,000 pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals in 90 countries. Founded in 1980, ISPE has worldwide headquart...ers in Tampa, Florida, a European office in Brussels, and Asian-Pacific offices in Singapore and Shanghai. Visit www.ispe.org for additional Society news and information. ISPE offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vacation, paid holidays, 401(k), and more.