The TDA Events and Education Manager works with staff and volunteers to coordinate live and virtual educational programs and association events throughout the year including the annual meeting. The Events and Education Manager is responsible for the successful planning, implementation, and execution of the TDA’s programs and events for dentists, dental team members and corporate partners. This is an opportunity to develop and create a new position on our team.
Develop annual plan of educational offerings for members at both live and virtual events.
Plan and produce TDA-sponsored meetings, webinars, and independent study courses.
Work with Communication Manager to prepare and distribute event marketing materials.
Work with Executive Director on sponsorship and exhibit sales.
Serve as the main contact with sponsors and vendors.
Coordinate with hotel and other meeting vendors to implement meeting plans.
Provide on-site management of conferences and events.
Act as staff liaison to the Committee on Annual Session including keeping minutes, distributing action items and follow-up.
Distribute, collect speaker agreements and materials. Work with speakers on meeting and travel arrangements.
Create, distribute, and collect course evaluations.
Responsible for CERP accreditation and recognition.
BA/BS with a minimum of 3 years of experience in meeting planning or related job.
Knowledge of current trends and best practices in event planning and meeting management.
Ability to work well independently and collaborate with a team.
Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
Ability to solve problems and comfortable with ambiguity.
Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills. Must be able to effectively interact with members, staff, and external contacts.
Business writing skills with commitment to accuracy.
Demonstrated sound business judgement and ability to work within a budget.
Able to attend meetings and events occasionally outside of regular business hours. Some travel.
Comfortable with technology and learning new systems.
Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) designation a plus.
Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements when submitting your application.
NOTE: There is no relocation assistance available for this position.
About Tennessee Dental Association
The Tennessee Dental Association (TDA) is a membership organization of more than 2,500 member dentists. Based in Franklin, Tennessee, TDA is a state constituent of the American Dental Association. TDA's mission is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, promote the art and science of dentistry, and represent the interests of members.