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Events Specialist

Company: Massachusetts Teacher Association
Location: Quincy
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) is a union, dedicated to improving the workplace and the quality of life for all education employees and to protecting their hard-won rights. Equally important, we are an association of highly qualified professionals, committed to establishing and maintaining optimal conditions for student learning from preschool through graduate school.The MTA and its 110,000 members work to advance the quality and equity of Massachusetts public schools and colleges by securing the working conditions and professional respect and autonomy of educators, advocating for full funding for public education, and challenging education "reforms" that serve to privatize public education and undermine educator professionalism and the student learning experience.The MTA is seeking a responsible for coordinating the many logistical components of producing a wide range of MTA events and conferences, including scheduling, registration, promotion, presenter support, committee support, tracking and evaluation. The role requires coordinating participant and presenter logistics for on-site events as well as hosting and technical support for virtual/hybrid convenings. The Events Specialist also provides support for content development of training and professional learning programs and ensures the smooth operation of the division by providing administrative support.Essential Job Functions:---Assists divisional manager and training staff in the planning, promotion, and evaluation oftraining events, including conferences, workshops, webinars, and other meetings orconvenings.---Implements and maintains systems, using various technology platforms, for scheduling,registration, participant tracking and analysis, and evaluation, staying up to date with newtechnologies as they evolve.---Organizes and maintains systems for coordinating and supporting internal and externalworkshop/training presenters.---Serves as the point person on logistics for on-site events and as host/technical support forvirtual/hybrid events.---Assists divisional manager and training staff in developing and managing a growing library ofprint, online and multimedia training materials.---Provides staff assistance to the TPL Committee, as needed, and other committees responsible for the various conferences and events.Additional Specific Responsibilities:---Assists division training staff and other subject matter experts to produce presentation andinstructional materials. Takes draft materials and creates polished documents, slides, infographics,videos, etc.---Creates online registration websites, evaluation instruments, and related items for conferences,events, and meetings.--- Analyzes events data and trends in member engagement. --- Creates and maintains reports to track event budgets and make recommendations for savings and improvement.--- Ensures that all media are correctly versioned and conform to association style, branding and standards.--- Tracks the usage of all materials and media.--- Maintains online catalogs and online calendars of division training and professional learning programs.--- Runs reports related to training participation, evaluation and budget.--- Provides members with certification of MTA-sponsored continuing education and professional development credits earned.Qualifications:--- Commitment to the pro-union, pro-public education mission of the MTA.--- At least three years of related experience, including event planning, marketing, project management, and adult education.--- Proficiency with (or demonstrated ability to learn) Microsoft Office 365 for Business (including Sharepoint).--- Familiarity with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database programs and demonstrated ability to learn the MTA membership database (NEA360, a Salesforce CRM platform).--- Familiarity with registration software required; proficiency with Cvent registration software a plus.--- Proficiency on virtual meeting/event platforms (Zoom, Teams, etc.) and presentation design software (such as Powerpoint).*MTA reserves the right to waive any qualifications at its discretion*The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff. PI180863974

Keywords: Massachusetts Teacher Association, Quincy , Events Specialist, Other , Quincy, Massachusetts

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