The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is seeking a full-time Director of Meetings to manage and produce a portfolio of approximately 30-35 meetings, conferences and events per year for the Association, its Affiliates and Members. This is a critical management position for producing Association revenue. The ideal candidate has experience in all aspects of meetings, conferences, and events. Position will operate under the direct supervision of the Sr. VP, Meetings & Business Partnerships; support assigned Divisions and external client organizations to plan, coordinate, market, and execute conferences, symposia, exhibitions, meetings and related events or activities; perform liaison activities between Government offices/agencies and Divisions as required; manage and develop assigned operating budget to achieve/exceed financial targets; manage team of professional meeting planners to accomplish assigned tasks on schedule and at budget; work in close coordination with Director, Exhibits & Sponsorships to optimize performance of assigned events; coordinate with and support other Directors, NDIA staff and NDIA affiliate organizations as required; and promote NDIA as the “premier” defense association. Periodic travel required; candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree and 15+ years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; if you fit the description above, please go to http://application.ndia.org/jobs and follow the instructions for submitting an application form, resume, and cover letter. NDIA is an EEO employer and all jobs are filled with the most qualified candidate. No phone calls please. Deadline for applications: July 31, 2018
About National Defense Industrial Association
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. Our members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for our warfighters and first responders through our divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.