The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the oldest national civil engineering society in America, is currently seeking an experienced conference manager responsible for overall conference management and the successful implementation and production of assigned conferences and meetings for our Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI).
Establishing, implementing, and monitoring overall conference plan & timeline
Scheduling and coordinating committee meetings and internal staff meetings
Creating agendas and participating in conference committee meetings
Developing and monitoring budgets and expenditures
Reviewing RFPs for venues and vendors
Analyzing site options and making recommendations for venue contracts
Providing overall management and coordination of on-site operations
Managing vendor contracts and ensuring delivery of services and financial performance
Creating marketing campaigns and designing and generating promotional materials and messaging
Assisting in planning and coordination of special funding
Assisting in planning and coordination of exhibitions
Preparing final conference report
Ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
5-7 years of conference planning experience
CMP or similar professional certification preferred
Demonstrated success managing large conferences
Association or volunteer management experience
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office and a CRM or AMS database
Willingness and desire to travel
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a leading nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public good. To accomplish ASCE's mission, ASCE staff works together as a team, based on a foundation of trust, striving for individual and organizational excellence. To achieve our shared goals, we maintain a relentless focus on members and a commitment to continuously grow and improve individually and collectively.
We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. All qualified candidates including historically excluded individuals, protected veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This position has hybrid work from home flexibility.
For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life.