The Conference and Events Specialist is responsible for providing support for the Conferences & Learning Events team as well as working closely with staff across all BGCA services to support local and national events.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Education: Associate’s degree or education/experience equivalency. Three years’ experience in general administrative work or office support.
Experience: Working knowledge of the hospitality industry preferred. Intermediate skills with rooming lists and meeting specifications. Institutional knowledge of BGCA’s national programs, initiatives, functions and policies preferred.
Skills: Managing multiple detail-oriented projects in a fast paced environment; demonstrated proficiency in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks simultaneously; pro-active and self-starter; strong communication skills; high standards of ethics and integrity; strong interpersonal and relationship building skills; strong verbal presentation and writing skills; strong technical and software skills, including intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and event registration solutions; ability to effective use the internet for research.
Environment and Working Conditions: Normal internal office environment.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
High-energy; motivated; creative. Ability to handle a variety of projects simultaneously with limited supervision. Strong reasoning and problem-solving abilities. Ability to clearly and concisely exchange ideas, facts, technical information and direction, in person and by telephone. Possess sound judgment and make decisions independently when necessary. Physical requirements include: sight, sitting for at least four hours per day, stooping, standing for long hours, grasping/motor dexterity skills, skills essential for successful communications, including speaking and writing.