Manager, Meetings and Membership Services - CGA

Employer
Common Ground Alliance
Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Jan 07, 2022
Closes
Jan 16, 2022
Ref
310935663
Hours
Full Time
The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is the premiere trade association focused on reducing damages to underground facilities in North America through shared responsibility among all stakeholders. The CGA is a member-driven association of nearly 1,800 individuals and organizations across the damage prevention industry committed to saving lives and protecting underground infrastructure by promoting effective damage prevention practices. For more information, visit www.commongroundalliance.com . Manager, Meetings and Membership Services CGA is seeking an organized, motivated self-starter with experience in membership support and event planning to join our fast-paced team. The Manager of Meetings and Membership Services will serve as the direct contact for members, provide membership support and manage relationships and operations for CGA meetings and events. Experience in the event planning and membership engagement is required. This position will report directly to the Vice President of Marketing & Outreach. Responsibilities Maintain and build a comprehensive database of industry contacts. Respond and support membership inquiries. Manage all aspects of event planning meeting strict deadlines and budget demands. Liaise and build relationships with vendors, venues, and other industry contacts to craft and implement creative and logistical aspects of all events. Stay current, and often ahead of the curve, on event planning, design, and production trends, proactively identifying and solving operational challenges. Coordinate with internal staff, members, vendors, and others to establish needs for events, and serve as liaison to senior level executives and industry leaders throughout the planning process Research resources, and lead pre-event meetings when necessary to help staff make decisions about event design Plan and facilitate logistics for events, guest lists, affiliate meetings, presentation materials, security, catering, entertainment, transportation, equipment, decor, and marketing materials Oversee client experiences from conception through post-event, managing on-site preparations, production, and event breakdown, ensuring consistent, high-level service throughout all phases Troubleshoot and handle any issues that arise on event day. PandoLogic. Keywords: Meeting and Convention Manager, Location: Woodbridge, VA - 22191

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