The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Meetings Program Assistant in the Meetings department. The incumbent will assist with communications and processing for all aspects of abstract and posters for sessions and speakers to ASM Meetings.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
At least two years progressive administrative experience, preferably in an association
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel
Proficient in Database management
Must be detail oriented and highly organized
Must adhere to established deadlines
Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
Excellent communication skills required, both oral and written.
Ability to work within a diverse office environment
The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Membership has grown from 59 scientists in 1899 to more than 39,000 members today, with more than one third located outside the United States. The members represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.