Plans and manages on-site aspects of 20+ continuing legal education seminars each year. Works as part of a team to ensure meeting expenses are within established budgets and details of program setup are correct. Solicit sponsorships from commercial vendors and law firms. Organize exhibitors and sponsors, arrange sponsored events, create sponsorship packages, handle mobile web applications and invoice contributors. Maintain all relevant correspondence and records.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least five years of meeting planning experience required. Knowledge of contracts and hotel procedures required. Demonstrated negotiation skills required. Certified Meeting Professional designation from Meeting Planners International desirable. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, individual initiative and the ability to assume responsibility, exercise sound judgment, and work under considerable pressure without close oversight. Must be able to interact with the public in a pleasant and effective manner, and maintain effective relationships with Bar leadership, volunteers, hotel staff, and department staff. Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software required. Frequent travel required.