JOB TITLE: Meeting Specialist
PROGRAM: Meetings and Seminars
LOCATION: Denver, CO
SALARY: $4,708+/month depending on experience
The National Conference of State Legislatures is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and legislative staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues. Our mission is to serve state legislatures and other intergovernmental groups by providing support, promoting fresh ideas, connecting legislators and staff with experts and each other, and provide a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system. Since its founding in 1975, NCSL's staff has grown from 15 employees to over 150 employees in its offices in Denver, CO and Washington, D.C.
The Meetings Specialist is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of a meeting. This would include planning, budgeting, registration, housing, logistics, site selection, bill reconciliation and program development. The work requires initiative, independence, strong organizational skills, budget management skills, attention to detail, a broad-based knowledge of non-profit organizations, the meeting industry and strong interpersonal skills. The Meetings Specialist must be able to take a project from conception to completion. The Meetings Specialist must have the ability to manage multiple complex projects, resources and budgets. In addition, the position requires skills in negotiating contractual agreements and establishing standards of quality in completing meeting projects.