Do you want to be a part of one of the leading Meetings groups in the industry? If you are detail oriented, able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, independently manage workload, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external high-level constituents, then we would like to speak with you!
This position will manage the meeting services activities, contract negotiations for district meetings, Annual Leadership Forum (ALF), and all other assigned meetings, as well as, collaborate with the Board of Directors (BOD) and other constituents in the planning and execution of meetings.
Looking for at least 4 years related meeting planning experience required, including site selection, contract negotiation, managing meeting specifications, budget management and forecasting, and on-site support. Experience working with Board members and within an association preferred. Must have a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, communication, business, or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. Professional designation (CMP, CAE) preferred. Proficiency with MS Office required; experience with event management/registration software (eg, Cvent) preferred. Frequent travel, evening, and weekend work required.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. ?
About American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.