| The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the national not-for-profit association established in 1863 that represents over 88,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services, nationwide, is seeking a Meeting Planner to join our Convention and Meeting Planning Team located in our Headquarters office in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago. |
The Meeting Planner manages the hotel contracting, housing and registration processes for all AVMA meetings and our premier event - the AVMA Annual Convention. This key position works collaboratively with staff, volunteer planning teams and outside vendors to deliver exceptional services to attendees, exhibitors, volunteers and staff; manages onsite meeting registration staff, ambassador involvement, and shuttle services; and functions as primary liaison with the housing company and coordinates the logistics related to housing for the AVMA Convention and other meetings. They also manage AVMA’s preferred travel management agency and negotiate airline contracts.
Deadline for application is 2/25/17. Submit cover letter and your resume with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the AVMA:
Located in Schaumburg, IL, with a Governmental Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members, and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession and provides a number of benefits to its members, including information resources, state and federal advocacy, opportunities to address issues and affect policy that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine, continuing education opportunities, quality publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $30M annual operating budget.