The Idaho Manufacturing Alliance (IMA) is a state-wide membership organization focused on connecting, supporting, and promoting the manufacturing industry within Idaho. IMA is headquartered in Nampa, Idaho, from which it serves members across the state. The IMA is a 501c-6 non-profit organization, and its operations are currently guided by Entrepreneurial Operating Systems (EOS) principles.
Job Title: Event & Conference Planner
Job Type: Flexible, within standard Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM work week. Event specific, non-standard hours are periodically required. Some travel required.
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with non-profit organization of this size; contingent on qualifications, experience, and hours committed to work as determined by applicant and management.
IMA is seeking an experienced and highly organized Event & Conference Planner to produce events from conception through completion. Our ideal candidate will be able to provide outstanding customer service and organize corporate events that meet the intended goals and expectations both creatively and consistently.
The candidate must be able to work well within time limits to plan, resource, and oversee the events. Excellent people skills are a must. The abilities to multitask and prioritize are essential, as this role involves overseeing facilities as well as details such as set-up, catering, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc.
This role may also produce live and pre-recorded internal and external webinars and online events. The ideal candidate has experience with virtual meeting technologies and must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong attention to detail and project tracking.
The candidate must have a proven track record of directly interfacing with suppliers, understanding and working within corporate guidelines and planning and managing all logistics related to the planning and execution of trade shows, conferences, workshops, site tours and meetings. Responsibilities will include task management for multiple projects, working with vendors and coordinating logistics.
This individual will be expected to become knowledgeable about the general manufacturing industry including terminology.
This position works as part of a small team in a flexible, fun work environment that is fast-paced and ever-evolving. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh ideas and the organizational skills required to not leave anything about an event to chance. If you are organized, creative, and passionate about planning, we'd love to meet you!