Rockville, MD based healthcare/insurance trade association seeks an Associate Meeting Planner to assist with various aspects of the development and coordination of logistics for association-sponsored meetings, educational courses, workshops and webinars. Responsibilities include administrative duties in support of the department, processing meeting registrations and payments, coordinating logistics of meeting room setups, audio/visual requirements, food and beverage functions and other workshop/meeting-related requirements. Experience with continuing education accreditation and distance learning programs a plus. This position may, at times, require overnight travel, including weekends; extended workday or weekend schedules may be required.
Ideal candidate has education or experience in meetings, events management, and/or hospitality – healthcare industry and continuing medical education accreditation knowledge a plus. B.S. required, CMP designation preferred. Excellent motivation, problem-solving, and communications skills. Outgoing, customer service-oriented. Ability to handle shifting activities and multiple tasks simultaneously. Meticulous attention to detail and strong work ethic. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Computer proficiency (MS Office, Excel and PPT in particular) required and familiarity with iMIS or other AMS database preferred. Ability to lift 25 lbs required for position responsibilities.
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The Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) is a trade association of more than 100 members, including 70 professional liability (medical malpractice) insurance companies owned and operated by doctors and dentists and 30+ insurance industry service providers. Collectively, these companies insure approximately 60 percent of America's private practice physicians, as well as dentists, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. In addition, international affiliate members provide indemnification and other services to more than 400,000 healthcare professionals around the world.
The PIAA member companies were established to provide affordable and dependable professional liability insurance free from the uncertainties of the commercial market. Promoting the practice of high quality and safe medicine is a major priority.