The American Anthropological Association a national non-profit scholarly and professional society located in the DC-metro area seeks a Director of Meetings and Conferences who is high-energy, enterprising, tech-savvy, innovative, and results-oriented.
This position provides leadership to the AAA in planning and directing its 6,000-attendee annual meeting, 10-12 section meetings each year, and other face-to-face and virtual meetings, supervising two staff and working with third-party event management, mobile app, and decorating service providers.
If you are creative, highly productive, and enthusiastic about new ideas and technologies, with a strong customer service orientation, this is the perfect opportunity for you. This position oversees all facets of the Association’s meetings and conferences, including promotion, site evaluation, abstracts submissions, scheduling, on-site logistics, exhibits and sponsorships, evaluation, and budget.
The successful candidate will have 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in successful meeting development, planning and management in membership-based, non-profit organizations to include contract negotiations, marketing, program design, and evaluations. A Bachelor’s degree is required and a CMP is a plus.
Internal Number: AAA
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