Director of Event Services

80 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA Req #202
Monday, January 23, 2023
The vision of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to be the recognized leader in transportation advocacy representing the safest, most responsible and financially successful motor carriers. Our mission is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.

The American Trucking Associations (ATA), the nation’s leading trade and lobby association representing the trucking industry, is actively seeking a professional and resourceful Director of Event Services. This position participates in all logistical facets on assigned events in ATA’s Event Services Department. This position has direct supervisory responsibility of the Managers of Event Services.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the logistical management and implementation of all facets of ATA events. 
  • Collaborates with VP on selection of sites for all ATA events. Negotiates and finalizes contracts with hotels, convention centers, and other external venues and vendors as needed and requested.
  • Solicits and reviews RFPs for various required services/supplies for events, including but not limited to, audio visual, office equipment, security, temporary staff, entertainment, speakers, transportation, and printing.
  • Collaborates with the Director, Production and Event Technology, in producing spec sheets to be sent to hotels, convention centers, and other partners as needed.
  • Works closely with the Vice President, Event Services, and other ATA staff in developing timelines and scripts for all major ATA events.
  • Works closely with the Director, Production and Event Technology, as well as the Managers, Event Services, in on-site management of ATA events. 
  • Reviews for accuracy and approves all bills relating to logistics, event implementation, and overall event management as requested.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • BS/BA degree and 5-7 years’ experience in meetings and events management with an association or corporation.
  • Previous experience working with hotels, convention centers, and other event providers is required.

Why ATA:

  • ATA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
  • We are located in Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the Navy Yard metro station.
  • Flexible hybrid work schedule.
  • Education assistance.
  • Various retirement plans with employer match.
  • Medical, dental & vision benefits at affordable cost.
  • HSA and FSA plans with employer contributions.
  • Robust vacation & sick time package that includes all Federal Holidays.

The American Trucking Associations is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • 80 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA