Over the past few years, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has rebranded its meetings, embraced event technology (mobile app, registration, audience polling), increased educational offerings and networking opportunities, and sold out its exhibit hall every year. If you have experience managing conferences and like to work in a fast-paced, professional environment (preferably a trade association), please contact us now.
We are looking for individuals who can build positive and meaningful relationships with colleagues and Association members and manage components of the Association’s event and conference logistics including housing, tours, room set-ups, BEOs, and vendor specs – all the details that can make or break an event!
The Conferences Manager reports directly to IANA’s Director, Conferences and Events. In addition to logistics, the Conferences Manager also manages the EXPO mobile app and events-related modules of the Association Management System, fulfills event sponsorship deliverables, manages scholarship schools’ attendance at EXPO, and researches potential sites for meetings (including site visits, as needed).
Work Experience and Qualifications:
Self-motivated, ability to multi-task and a strong customer service track record;
Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills;
Proficiency in computer and Internet skills – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
An undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3 - 5 years of related experience;
Experience with an Association Management Software System (netForum) and Desktop publishing programs (InDesign) are highly desired;
CMP credentials, preferred
Additional Salary Information: IANA offers a competitive salary, an exceptional benefit package, peers and colleagues that are committed to the organization’s success, and stability that comes from sound financial
management and supporting an essential industry.
Contact us by sending a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to look at our website www.intermodal.org.
IANA is North America’s leading industry trade association representing the combined interests of the intermodal freight industry. IANA’s membership roster of over 1,000 corporate members includes railroads — Class I, short-line and regional; water carriers and stacktrain operators; port authorities; intermodal truckers and over-the-road highway carriers; intermodal marketing and logistics companies; and suppliers to the industry such as equipment manufacturers, intermodal leasing companies and consulting firms. IANA’s associate (non-voting) members include shippers (defined as the beneficial owners of the freight to be shipped), academic institutions, government entities and non-profit associations.