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Specialist, Event Programming

Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Title: - - - Specialist, Event ProgrammingDepartment/Unit: Member Events/Member ExperienceFLSA Status: - - - Full-time, ExemptLocation: - This position is located on-site at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VAAbout APTADo you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?Then you want to work for APTA!APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association's mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Learn more in our Association Profile.Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.SummaryAs a member of the Member Experience team, this position will implement efforts to support organizational priorities and activities within the Member Events department; will support unit efforts with a focus on departmental contributions to systems; for the Association; will participate and support efforts for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership ; will support preparation of compliance requirements and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. You will be an effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.Essential Functions

  • Serves as main contact for speakers, platform and poster presenters at APTA's largest event.
  • Manage the abstract/submission/review process for APTA's largest event, including platform development.
  • Provide guidance for Volunteer Program chairs and Research Chairs throughout the program management process.
  • Manage program listing for all aspects of the program for APTA's largest event.
  • Manage and coordinate the poster and platform process. Provide Onsite assistance for all program stakeholders during APTA's largest event. - Requires travel.
  • Manage all captured/recorded program for On Demand platform.
  • Contribute to and implement recommendations on advancing operations within the department to gain efficiencies, and grow revenue, if applicable.
  • Contribute to quality assurance and continuous quality/performance improvement in department activities, including supporting department director, and unit leader in annual assessments of respective budget activities.
  • Support the Member Experience team in the implementation of the Association's programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with department director and staff colleagues.
  • Prepare, in consultation with the director, department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy.Staff Expectations
    • Upholds and fosters team values.
    • Complies with all APTA policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities. Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree required
      • 5 years' experience in speaker or education program management
      • Excellent interpersonal skills including exemplary customer service
      • Strong computer/database experience required
      • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects
      • Able to work onsite at meetings which requires long hours; ability to be mobile for long periods of time
      • Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
      • Effective communication, verbally and in writingTravel Requirements0 - 10% - local, NationalHow To ApplyPrincipals only; no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.The American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please visit is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff community.PandoLogic. Keywords: Event Planner, Location: Alexandria, VA - 22305

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