Employment Opportunities at MEDA
The Michigan Economic Developers Association is a growing state-wide organization dedicated to helping communities grow. We are looking for a dynamic individual who desires to make an impact on the quality of life in Michigan both locally and statewide.
Job Description: Manage and coordinate up to 16 events each year (10 - 200 attendees). Work with staff and volunteer committees to develop event content and manage all event logistics, including contract negotiation, speaker/trainer contact, seating arrangements, food and beverage, audiovisual, onsite management, pre-and post-event communication with attendees, and the preparation of event materials.
Host/manage webinar events developed by a committee.
Also required will be minimal office duties and other duties as assigned.
Skills: Organized and detail-oriented with a basic understanding of event planning, budgeting, working with volunteers, the Zoom platform, and can communicate professionally.
An understanding of Microsoft Office, including experience with Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is helpful.
Benefits: This is a full-time position. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include vacation time, personal time, healthcare, paid parking, 15 paid holidays, no weekends, few nights, hours 8:30 am – 5 pm. Occasional travel.