- Administrative and Events Assistant
- Communications Associate
- Conference and Trainings Manager
- Data Research Associate
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The State Fiscal Project (SFP) at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a dynamic team that influences state policy debates by producing timely, credible, and accessible research; messaging complex issues in clear and compelling ways; and delivering this analysis into the hands of lawmakers, media, grassroots organizations, and other partners who can help mobilize change. To support this work, SFP coordinates several annual and ad-hoc trainings and meetings to facilitate learning and collaboration among Center staff, state partners, and national allies. The Conference and Trainings Manager will help the team’s training ideas come to life by coordinating the design, planning, and execution of SFP’s various meetings, including its annual conference, major trainings, and periodic convenings, in collaboration with team leadership. The Conference and Trainings Manager may also occasionally perform these functions to support other major Center conferences involving external stakeholders. This position will report directly to the Deputy Director of State Fiscal Research.
- Manage and/or carry out the major responsibilities (logistics, registration, promotion, on-site staffing, and evaluation) of the SFP annual conference, State Priorities Partnership new staff training, summer directors’ meeting, and annual immigration convening; help to align the program content with event goals.
- Develop timelines and work plan for the team to meet deadlines and achieve goals.
- Work with the leadership team to ensure that program development for these meetings adheres to work plan deadlines.
- Coordinate team-wide planning meetings and facilitate decision-making around key events and trainings.
- Coordinate other education and training programs as requested, including for SFP staff.
- Work with the outreach team to plan and manage training programs for partners.
- Assign responsibilities, give guidance, and hold accountable the consultant and SFP administrative and events assistant.
- Guide and provide oversight to the Center office manager to secure conference space, guest rooms, and food and beverage requirements. Oversee and coordinate other logistical arrangements including contracting with training facilities, site visits, and requesting audio/visual and other equipment based on program needs.
- Manage conference expenses. Ensure that conference and training programs are delivered within budget. Provide reports and updates to the Deputy Director on the budget and spending.
- Coordinate with SFP staff to gather materials and AV requests, develop or oversee the production of event handouts, instructional materials, aids, and manuals, and ensure that arrangements are made for speakers and presenters.
- Manage post-conference follow-up, ensuring timely payment of expenses and reimbursements, debrief of the event and feedback, and assessment of any changes needed in the following year.
- Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years’ experience with event management in a professional setting, preferably a nonprofit setting
- Experience working with hotels and other training venues, negotiating contracts, and handling day-of onsite coordination
- Knowledge of registration, email, and survey software programs
- Proficiency in MS Office and in database software including strong aptitude with Outlook, Office 365, and SharePoint
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple priorities, and respond to needs of multiple leadership staff
- Sound decision making and organizational skills
How to Apply
To be considered for this position please submit a cover letter (include salary requirements) and resume to: email@example.com
The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of Race/Gender/Physical Ability or Veteran status. The Center values and welcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of any protected status under federal or local law.