Company Name:

Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA)

Location:

Rensselaer , New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Posted

October 1, 2018

Director of Convention & Meetings

PURPOSE: Produce a profitable annual convention & exposition with guidance from the convention committee. Oversee the planning of the NRLA Annual Meeting and Spring Leadership Conference.

Job Requirements

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Determine strategy for the Expo with direction from Executive and Convention Committees
  2. Create strategy to grow attendance for the Expo and increase value for exhibitors
  3. Negotiate all contracts pertaining to Expo
  4. Collaborate with education director on platform offered at Expo
  5. Collaborate with communications department on strategy for Expo
  6. Research cancellation insurance options and bind on an annual basis
  7. Contribute editorial content to Lumber Co-operator and monthly electronic communications
  8. Regularly provided reports to NRLA Executive Committee and Board of Directors
  9. Develop and adhere to $1.5 M departmental budget
  10. Lead Convention Committee meetings (March, June, & September)
  11. Produce editorial content for the exhibitor prospectus content, including pricing of exhibit space, floor plan
  12. Produce editorial content for attendee promotional material
  13. Produce editorial content for the Locator (show guide)
  14. Create pre- and post-convention assignments and onsite convention assignments
  15. Attend industry trade shows for benchmarking
  16. Act as primary contact for general service contractor and third-party registration vendor
  17. Design registration process
  18. Reconcile all invoices post-Expo to ensure solid financial results
  19. Monitor registration levels
  20. Lead monthly staff meetings on rotation
  21. Provide “Manager on Duty” coverage during summer hours
  22. Open and manage all hotel room blocks including housing requirements for staff and VIPs
  23. Participate as a member of the senior management team
  24. Support the growth of associate membership by partnering with associate membership director when selling booths.

    Contact: Rita Ferris; rferris@nria.org.

Company Name:

Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA)

Location:

Rensselaer , New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Posted

October 1, 2018

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