The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the oldest national civil engineering society in America, is currently seeking an experienced Manager to work in our fast-paced Conference & Event Services Department. The Manger, Conference and Event Services position is located at our World Headquarters in Reston, VA.
Responsibilities include: mentoring staff, strategic planning, budget management, speaker management, exhibit and sponsorship management, volunteer committee staff liaison; pre-conference logistics management (including the creation of the meeting specifications and communication of conference requirements to all vendors); implementation of conference management timelines as assigned; implementation of marketing campaigns (including campaign timeline, working with designers, distribution of collateral materials, and tracking of response rates); on-site conference management (including vendor management such as a/v, catering, housing, tours, special events, and other vendors as appropriate to the conference); and post conference reconciliation and closeout, tracking of statistical data, and creation of final reports.
Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with 4-6 years meeting planning experience, and the ability to travel frequently. Association and/or volunteer management experience a plus and CMP or similar designation strongly preferred. Work abstract/paper management systems a plus. Must have excellent writing, proofreading, and research skills and a thorough command of MS Office. An understanding of databases a plus.
ASCE is a nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering in order to serve the public good. To accomplish ASCE’s mission, ASCE staff works together as a team, based on a foundation of trust, striving for individual and organizational excellence. To achieve our shared goals, we maintain a relentless focus on members and a commitment to continuously grow and improve individually and collectively.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 147,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life.