It’s almost 2022 and it’s time to get back into the world! MMS is looking for an enthusiastic, detailed-oriented, and customer-focused professional to become the newest member of our growing meeting planning team.
Who We Are
Meeting Management Services (MMS) is DC-based events consulting firm that provides convention and conference management services for national associations, non-profits associations and Fortune 500 corporations since 1996. We provide registration services, venue sourcing and contracting, and management of logistical, exhibitor, and housing needs for over 30 client events throughout the United States and (more recently) around the globe.
Why We’re Special
Until 2020, there were many independent firms in the meetings and event industry. Our commitment to our clients, and their trust in us, allowed MMS to emerge from COVID-19 stronger than ever. At MMS, we’re not just task-takers, we are an extension of our clients’ teams and offer our consultative and innovative solutions to bring meetings and events to the next level.
The Meeting Plannerwill report to Director of Logistics and work out of the Washington D.C. office located on 1201 New Jersey Ave, NW. Applicants should have 4-8 years of planning experience. The position will be assigned to multiple accounts with travel across the US and Internationally. Planners/CMPs with third-party experience and previous international planning is a plus. Fluency in another language is highly desirable.
Strong organizational and project management skills
Ability to multi-task several projects/clients at one time in fast-paced environment
Strong time management skills while executing duties with efficiency
Detail oriented and proactive management approach
Works well independently or within a larger team
Positive, supportive and calm attitude
Strong analytical skills - report accuracy
Strong problem solving skills
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Actively involved in the meetings industry - knowledge of new trends and practices
Able (and excited) to be onsite and/or travel up to 20% of the year is a must
Applicants with previous international planning experience and fluency in another language will be given preference for this position
Overall project management and conference logistics planning for clients, both in lead and back-up positions
MMS is an independently-owned meeting and registration consulting firm, working with corporations, associations, and non-profits, bringing our entrepreneurial spirit and methodical approach to the entire conference life cycle, while delivering a meaningful return on investment. We are a group of confident, agile and tenacious people working to be transparent and collaborative with your clients.