Logistics Assistant (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington DC, is seeking a Logistics Assistant in the Meetings & Exhibits Department. Incumbent would be responsible for supporting the logistics team with pre-planning for society’s city-wide annual meetings and conferences.   Responsibilities to include: Communicating with service partners to coordinate meeting logistics, compiling signage needs, creating internal billing, and producing master schedule.  Incumbent will provide overall logistical support onsite at meetings, as needed.  Preference will be given to an incumbent seeking a career in the meetings industry.  Incumbent will support Logistics Manager and Coordinator, plus special projects for Meetings Director and Assistant Director.

•    Bachelor’s degree required
•    Minimum of 1-3 years professional meeting planning experience or four-year degree in hospitality management  
•    Must adhere to established guidelines
•    Meeting logistics experience
•    Ability to work independently and in a team
•    Must be self-motivated
•    Must have excellent customer service skills and work well with others including, but not limited to, direct supervisor
•    Ability to effectively problem-solve anticipated and immediate challenges and to work on a variety of projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
•    Demonstrated ability to be detailed oriented
•    Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
•    A high degree of integrity and professionalism
•    Proficient in Microsoft platform, especially Excel, and database management
•    Travel required

Please submit salary requirements, cover letter and resume to: ASM, Attn: HR, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 or email to HR@asmusa.org.  EOE.




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