Meetings Manager

Linguistic Society of America
Washington, DC
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Full Time
Meetings Manager Under the direction of the Executive Director of the LSA, Meetings Manager will provide leadership and professional expertise in the planning and implementation of all LSA events. Responsibilities Plan, execute and evaluate all aspects of the LSA's Annual Meeting, in consultation with the Program Committee and Executive Director. Develop budgets and monitor revenue/expenses for LSA-sponsored events. In consultation with the Executive Director, develop a marketing plan for LSA-sponsored events to increase abstract submissions, attendance, exhibitors, advertisers and sponsors. Liaise with sister societies that co-locate their annual meetings with the LSA's to coordinate logistics and other arrangements. Develop and disseminate RFPs for potential meeting sites; evaluate proposals received, and recommend preferred sites to the Executive Committee and Executive Director. Negotiate contracts for meeting site and services in consultation with Executive Director. Plan, execute and evaluate LSA webinars, in consultation with Editors, committee leaders and staff as appropriate. Provide support for the Linguistic Institute and CoLang, in consultation with the Institute and the Fellowships Committee. Assist with planning and logistics for LSA Executive Committee meetings, marketing and registration for LSA sponsored conferences, and other events as appropriate. Assist the Executive Director with planning the annual awards program and business meeting of the LSA. Identify and participate in discussions with the LSA Executive Committee and Executive Director on strategies, opportunities, potential conflicts and other issues related to the successful implementation of events. Maintain and enhance web content for events, in consultation with LSA staff and web developer. PandoLogic. Keywords: Meeting and Convention Manager, Location: Washington, DC - 20006

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