Manager, Medical Meetings-Bethesda, MD
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Bethesda, MD

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a non-profit healthcare organization located in Bethesda, MD is seeking an experienced Manager, Medical Meetings . This self motivated and proactive candidate will report to the Director of Medical Meetings and will supervise the Sr. Coordinator of Medical Meetings Logistics in developing logistics plans and provide successful oversight and execution of annual meeting (4000 people), responsibilities such as “Convention Center” catering & security, ground transportation, special events, oversee shipping processes and conduct preliminary contract negotiations with suppliers; assist with “Convention Center” overall specifications documentation and floor plans. Develop Headquarter Hotel(s) activities event orders and floor plans, including 50+ affiliate, staff and SIG meetings. Leadership of Headquarter Hotel site visit agenda provides oversight of Sr. Coordinator’s planning of 35+ small in house meetings and 4-6 external meetings and provide many other duties as required. The annual conference will require extended work hours and overnight stays within North America for up to 7 days. Participation in (2) site visits will require 2-3 days extended work hours and overnight stays, while external small-medium sized meetings will require extended hours and may also require local overnight stays.

Candidate must have 3-5 years of experience with all aspects of city-wide annual conference logistics planning, knowledge of meetings industry standards; understanding of Convention Center, Conference Hotels and CVB operations and personnel roles; ability to initiate contract negotiations with hotels and suppliers. Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional, registration database systems and web-based applications. Bachelor’s degree desired and travel required.

Excellent salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter including salary history to WWW.CFF.ORG under employment opportunities.

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