The United Fresh Produce Association, a D.C.-based trade association, is seeking an energetic Meetings Manager to support the association’s broad portfolio of meetings and events. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: venue research, vendor negotiations, logistics, housing, budgeting, onsite event management.
Position offers strong benefits package including health, dental, 401k, subsidized commuting. Travel required.
Demonstrated success in managing meetings
Strong project management experience with ability to juggle multiple projects and events
Ability to set priorities and work independently, while at the same time handle multiple inputs from other association staff
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Team player who can think strategically and execute tactically
Minimum of three years of experience in meetings management
CMP preferred, or on the path
About United Fresh Produce Association
Founded in 1904, the United Fresh Produce Association brings together companies across every segment of the fresh produce supply chain, including growers, shippers, fresh cut processors, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, foodservice operators, industry suppliers and allied associations. We empower industry leaders to shape sound government policy. We deliver the resources and expertise companies need to succeed in managing complex business and technical issues. We provide the training and development individuals need to advance their careers in produce. Through these endeavors, we unite out industry with a common purpose – to build long-term value for our members and grow produce consumption. For more information, visit www.unitedfresh.org.