The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is seeking a full-time Meeting Planner to work with a thriving Meetings and Events Team. The ideal candidate has experience in all aspects of his/her assigned meetings, conferences, and events; under Director/Assoc Director guidance, responsibilities include planning, coordinating and executing assigned conferences/meetings/events; meeting logistics; including site selection, hotel negotiation and contracting, food & beverage selection, audio/visual, attendee and exhibitor registration set-up, award management, venue coordination, speaker logistics, on-site management, post-conference financial reporting, post-show reports, formatting and posting of proceedings, and other logistics actions required to produce a successful event. Oversee customer service, display/exhibit registration and management, sponsorship sales and fulfillment, post-conference administrative and financial actions, formatting and posting of proceedings, and other administrative and logistics actions required to ensure a successful event; coordinating with exhibits team assigned manager for events with exhibits; responsible for sponsorship sales and fulfillment for smaller meetings and conferences; development of detailed budgets for assigned meetings, monitors budget execution throughout the year, and participates in monthly budget reviews as required; performs marketing coordination and financial duties; periodic travel required, to include air travel; performs on-site management of assigned events. Candidate should have an Associate’s Degree and 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. If you fit the description above, please go to http://application.ndia.org/jobs and follow the instructions for submitting an application form, resume, and cover letter. NDIA is an EEO employer and all jobs are filled with the most qualified candidate. No phone calls please. Deadline for applications: April 7, 2017.