The Houston Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC Houston), a local trade association supporting the commercial construction industry, seeks an experienced meetings and events planner.
Position Summary: The Meetings and Events Coordinator will manage and oversee all aspects of Chapter event planning including, but not limited to scheduling, budgeting, execution, and close-out of all AGC Houston meetings and events. Responsibilities will include event committee management, volunteer coordination, speaker/presenter/exhibitor coordination, sponsorship/registration solicitation, site selection, F&B orders, A/V orders, venue/vendor contract management, and more.
AGC Houston programs are all local and include: meetings with keynote speakers, golf tournaments, sporting clays tournaments, galas, conferences, mixers, membership orientations, poker tournaments, awards banquets, and more.
This position calls for flexibility, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to work well with all levels of internal management, staff, association members, committee members, event contractors and vendors. While projecting a pleasant and outgoing personality, the Meetings and Events Coordinator will be technically savvy, have strong organizational skills, exhibit keen attention to detail and demonstrate the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Five years’ experience in meetings and events planning
Knowledge and hands-on experience in database maintenance (iMIS is a plus)
Proficiency in MS Office applications
Proficiency in traditional and social media marketing
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Experience working in a non-profit or not-for-profit organization
Experience managing volunteers and committees
Experience in sponsorship solicitation
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation package includes paid time off and holidays, health/life/dental insurance and 401(k) retirement plan benefits. For consideration, please send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com with the subject line: Meetings & Events Coordinator.
No phone calls, please.
About Associated General Contractors of America - Houston Chapter
AGC Houston was formed in 1923 by a handful of local contractors’ intent on creating an organization that would be the representative voice for commercial construction in the Greater Houston region. From this small beginning, this AGC Building Chapter has grown to be one of the strongest and most influential of its kind in the country. The strength and influence that defines AGC Houston today can ...be directly attributed to the quality of leadership the chapter has enjoyed since its inception. Having the right resources to shoulder the leadership role in an industry with the breadth and depth of commercial construction has been paramount to the leaders. Throughout the chapter’s rich history, the leadership of this organization has through example and commitment ensured that the organization has been provided with those necessary resources.