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Conferences & Events Admininstrative Support

American Water Works Association


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Full Time

Conferences & Events Admininstrative Support

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Are you looking for employment with a purpose?    Join the team at The American Water Works Association and Work for Water!    At AWWA, you’ll find purpose, great benefits, relaxed culture, collaborative colleagues and interesting work.

We’re seeking an administrative professional who will provide exceptional service to our customers along with performing a variety of administrative functions in our Conferences & Events department.

Job duties include providing general administrative support including but not limited to:
• Responding to emails and phone calls
• Scheduling appointments, travel and creating meeting agendas
• Providing information to internal and external customers
• Proofreading documents, performing data entry, and running reports
• Preparing mailings and presentations; monitoring contracts and budgets
• Prepare purchase orders and reconcile invoices
• Facilitating production process for conference programs and sign requests for conferences and events

Qualifications include:
• Associates degree in related area or equivalent combination of education and experience with minimum of three years administrative experience required. Background experience in Conference or Meeting Planning a plus. 
• Candidate must be detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
•  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively manage partnerships with internal and external customers.  
• Proficient in MS Office Suite.  Experience using Adobe InDesign, InCopy and SharePoint highly desirable.

Targeted pay range is $19.50 - $19.80 and is paired with comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Immediate eligibility and vesting for retirement savings plan with a 6% employer contribution and 3% company match upon hire
• Generous time off including three separate accounts (Vacation, Sick, and Personal) 

Resume and cover letter submission deadline is Wednesday, January 24, 2018

As an employer dedicated to equal employment opportunity, minorities, women, veterans and disabled are encouraged to apply.   AWWA is the largest membership organization of water industry professionals in North America.  Our mission is to provide solutions to effectively manage water, the world’s most important resource.

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