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Company Name: DCAT

Description
The Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT), a non-profit business development association for global pharmaceutical industry seeks a meetings professional to join our organization. Be a part of the industry’s premier event, DCAT Week, in New York City as well as several other programs and events throughout the year. This is an in-office position at the organization’s headquarters in the Robbinsville, Mercer County, New Jersey.
✎ Collaborate with the meeting planning group and other internal departments
✎ Research vendors, products, services for events
✎ Manage negotiations with vendors and other service and product providers
✎ Develop budgets and prepare financial reports
✎ Manage space usage and prepare floor plans
✎ Oversee AV, equipment, sound, lighting and rentals
✎ Manage event insurance and manage risks
✎ Supervise temporary staff and security at events
✎ Work with volunteer committees who are planning events

Requirements
✎ Knowledge of APEX standards and guidelines
✎ Min. 5 yrs. of direct meeting/event planning experience. Bachelor degree preferred
✎ Assn., Corp., or Hotel Operations and/or conference services a plus
✎ Must be on path to CMP or already have CMP
✎ Strong software skills especially Excel
✎ Strong negotiation skills in order to ensure best pricing and service
✎ Proven record of costs savings through negotiation
✎ Be able to meet multiple deadlines and prioritize projects
✎ Exhibit strong leadership and ability to work well with others
✎ Have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
✎ In-office position in Robbinsville, NJ

Benefits
✎ Employer paid Healthcare (PPO) after 3-month probationary period
✎ Employer paid Life and Dental insurance after 3-month probationary period
✎ Paid vacation within first 12 months of employment
✎ Paid holidays
✎ 401(k)
✎ Small staff of 15

**Salary commensurate with experience.


Send resume to: jconnorHR@dcat.org . Please advise of salary requirements in your cover letter.

**No phone calls please.

• Location: Central Jersey, Mercer County, NJ

• Post ID: 41911413 centraljersey
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