Schaumburg Business Association

Meeting Planner

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.
Job Description
The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) is a medical association which serves a growing membership of more than 52,000 physician anesthesiologists, medical students and care team members. At ASA, we strive to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources. At ASA we’re collaborative, dedicated to our members, committed to excellence and continuously improving. As a testament to these values, we were named one of Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017. To continue strengthening the organization, we’re seeking individuals who are talented, knowledgeable, motivated and agile. If these qualities resonate with you, you may be the perfect addition to our growing staff!
Position Summary:
The Meeting Planner position is responsible for executing meeting and event strategies to achieve the ASA mission, values, goals and strategic plan. This position provides logistical meeting and event planning for the Simulation Education Network (SEN) Summit, Anesthesia Quality Meeting (AQM), Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) Program, the PSH Learning Collaborative(PSHLC) and other small meetings as assigned.
Responsible for planning and of ASA and related organization events held in conjunction with the ANESTHESIOLOGY® annual meeting such as the International Patient Safety and Quality Forum (ISQ) and the Uniformed Services Society for Anesthesiology (USSA) programming.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement logistical requirements for ASA meetings including AQM, SEN Summit, CBA Program, PSHLC and other educational events held in the ASAHQ Conference Center.
  • Act as primary Meeting and Exhibits department liaison to the Education, Corporate Relations and other department stakeholders as it relates to event logistics and support with CME, PhRMA, ACCME rules & regulations compliance, as related to meeting coordination.
  • Responsible for convention center related food & beverage service management during the ANESTHESIOLOGY annual meeting.
  • Responsible for logistical planning and execution of ASA annual meeting pre-conferences, such as the International Forum on Patient Safety and Quality (ISQ) working in collaboration with ASA’s Intersociety Relations Manager.
  • Coordinate necessary advanced (electronic and manual) and onsite registration processes and services as well as the advanced, onsite and post event reporting and survey/evaluations for all educational programs as assigned.
  • Assist and support other department managers and staff on all logistical planning for the ANESTHESIOLOGY annual meeting and other meetings as assigned.
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Some education in Hospitality / Event Management preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of educational meeting planning and logistics, including previous experience with a high volume of public / member interaction.
  • Involvement and interest in Industry Organizations (PCMA, MPI, etc.) desired.
  • Knowledge in continuing professional education programs including familiarity with CME, PhRMA, and ACCME rules & regulations compliance, related to meeting coordination preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
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