The National Multifamily Housing Council is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Meetings. The primary focus for the position is on advance meeting planning and onsite logistics for NMHC meetings throughout the year. The ideal candidate is a driven, detail-oriented team member who is experienced and passionate about meeting and conference planning.
Assist the Meetings Department with the management and coordination of all NMHC meetings, conferences and expositions, both in advance and on-site (whether virtual or in-person).
Serve as the lead planner on two-three NMHC meetings, which includes assigning meeting space, developing meeting specifications and reviewing BEOs and group resume.
Assist in researching and contracting hotels/facilities for NMHC meetings/conferences.
Develop on-site agenda and final internal agenda for two to four of the NMHC meetings/conferences.
Manage and support digital programs (virtual meetings and events), as needed.
Research and coordinate various vendor services for NMHC meetings/conferences, including, but not limited to transportation, virtual platforms and shipping.
Prepare and send meeting material and other meeting related emails as needed through Marketo or specified email system.
Collaborate with NMHC’s website manager to ensure the NMHC’s meeting web pages are up to date.
Complete administrative tasks including filing emails and documents in SharePoint, preparing meeting correspondence, responding to telephone inquiries, developing Excel spreadsheets, managing and packing conference shipments and other projects as assigned.
Provide on-site logistics at meetings – travel required approximately four-five times per year.
SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
CMP designation required
Detailed oriented and possess above average organizational and inter-personal skills.
Four to six years of direct meeting management experience required, including some experience working on virtual meetings. Relevant Association work a plus.
Proficient at and possesses exceptional PC skills, especially Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, Word, etc.) and Zoom. Familiarity with iMIS and Photoshop a plus.
Ability to be an excellent team player as well as work independently with minimal supervision.
This position reports directly to NMHC's Vice President of Meetings.
Competitive salary, depending upon experience. NMHC offers a professional work environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.
To apply for this position, please submit the following materials:
Send materials electronically to email@example.com.
Please use the following subject line when submitting materials: Associate Director, Meetings - [Your Last Name]
Only email applications will be accepted. No phone calls please. You will be contacted only if selected for an interview.
The National Multifamily Housing Council is an equal opportunity employer
Based in Washington, DC, the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) is the leadership of the trillion-dollar apartment industry. We bring together the prominent owners, managers and developers who help create thriving communities by providing apartment homes for today’s 37 million Americans. NMHC provides a forum for insight, advocacy and action that enables both members and the communities they help build to thrive.