The United Fresh Produce Association, a D.C.-based trade association, is seeking an energetic and experienced Director of Meetings & Events to manage and execute the association’s broad portfolio of meetings and events.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: venue research, contract negotiations, vendor relations, logistics, housing, registration, budgeting, and pre-show, onsite, and post-show event management.
Demonstrated success in managing meetings, with progressively increasing responsibility
Strong project management experience
Ability to set priorities and work independently
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to think strategically, which executing tactically
Minimum of five to seven years of experience in meetings management
Experience with large scale conventions and trade shows, a plus
Additional Salary Information: Position offers strong benefits package including health, dental, 401k, subsidized parking and a gym on the premises. Travel required.