The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights is is seeking to hire a Conference Coordinator to plan its national conference. The conference will be taking place in St. Paul, Minnesota from September 28-30, 2018.
This position will require a time commitment of 10-15 hours a week from April-May, 20-25 hours from June-July, and full-time from August-September. Preference given to applicants based in the Twin Cities.
- Managing all logistics for the conference, including being the main liaison with the meeting space and vendors; securing A/V equipment; arranging for catering; and ordering supplies;
- Supporting USCPR staff in determining the conference programs; contacting and liaising with speakers; and finalizing program details;
- Arranging travel and accommodations for conference speakers and guests;
- Assisting USCPR staff with outreach to local communities and potential sponsors and exhibitors;
- Preparing promotional materials such as fliers, conference graphics, program, banners, etc, packaging them, and liaising with printers;
- Identifying and managing a team of volunteers as well as coordinating with the local host committee;
- Monitoring the conference and ensuring it goes smoothly;
- Following-up post-conference, including conference report and evaluations, financial report, and tying up any loose ends with vendors and venue.
- Experience organizing conferences for hundreds of attendees
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent attention to details
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects
- Graphic design and layout experience preferred
- Self-starter with ability to work productively with little supervision
Please send a resume and cover letter. Submit your materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: “Conference Coordinator – Your Name.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diversified workplace. Women, LGBTQ+, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.