Director, Office of Scientific Meetings and Conferences

Bethesda, Maryland
Apr 13, 2017
May 18, 2017
Full Time

About Us

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is the nation’s largest coalition of biomedical and biological researchers, representing 30 scientific societies and over 125,000 researchers around the world. We advance health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences, collaborative advocacy with our member societies, and through service to both member and non-member societies.

The Position

The Director, Office of Scientific Meetings and Conferences (OSMC) is responsible for leading teams that organize  and provide  logistical services for large and small scientific meetings, conferences and exhibitions and supporting FASEB’s annual series of 30+ Science Research Conferences (SRCs)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This individual will have overall responsibility for the success of domestic and international scientific meetings, conferences and exhibitions. Key to the role will be developing and motivating staff as they exceed both internal and external client expectations in organizing best in class conferences and contracted meetings and supporting a culture of continuous improvement of the same. Working with the Director of Society Management Services and Marketing, she/he will also identify new client opportunities, prepare proposals and assist with client presentations. In addition, he/she will work with the Science Research Conference Advisory Committee to develop and grow the SRC program.

What You Need to Bring to the Table

A solid background organizing meetings, conferences and exhibitions with between 100 and 14,000  participants, preferably in the scientific community. Demonstrated experience managing and motivating meeting/conference management teams of 4-8+ staff. Deep interpersonal skills and experience growing client and staff relationships, including fostering cross departmental collaboration. Must have experience developing business opportunities, and success in managing budgets.

How to Apply

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