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Event Production Associate
Meals on Wheels America Arlington, VA

Event Production Associate

Meals on Wheels America
Arlington, VA
Expired: March 15, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $64,000 to $69,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time

OVERVIEW OF MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA

Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior hunger and isolation. Powered by a dedicated volunteer workforce, this network delivers a comprehensive solution that begins with a meal and is proven to enable independence and well-being through the additional benefits of tailored nutrition, social connection, safety and much more. By providing funding, programming, education, research and advocacy, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Event Production Associate plays a crucial role in the successful execution of various events. Reporting to the Director, Learning and Development, this role will partner to assist with the planning, coordination, and production of events for Meals on Wheels America. The events include, but are not limited to, the Meals on Wheels Annual Conference and Expo, the annual Volunteer Symposium, the annual Driving Impact Summit, and other learning events (virtual and in-person, and internal and external audiences) that advance key organizational priorities. The Event Production Associate provides project management support to ensure that events are well-planned and well-executed. This position requires a detail-oriented and organized individual who can manage multiple projects simultaneously, communicate frequently and proactively, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The position is an Arlington, VA based, flexible hybrid working role.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide staff support for events such as the Meals on Wheels Annual Conference & Expo. This includes pre-event activities, such as assisting with aspects of session planning, scheduling meetings with session content creators, managing deadlines, gathering speaker bios and session descriptions, session materials and supplies, updating content on the Conference website, and assisting with printing/packing/shipping as well as providing on-site session set up assistance and support, such as concurrent session material prep, staging and troubleshooting.
  • Support production of events/webinar/training sessions using virtual platforms such as Zoom and MS Teams. This includes activities such as facilitating aspects of event planning, oversight for the registration process, scheduling and conducting dry runs with speakers, uploading and/or screensharing session materials, problem-solving technical challenges, providing back-end support for attendee engagement activities, such as polls, Menti, whiteboarding, etc., and, supporting post-production activities such as video editing and evaluation analysis and reporting.
  • Assist with community management for the Meals on Wheels on-line community, this includes activities such as moderating online discussions, creating engaging content, reviewing data and insights, and responding to member comments and feedback.
  • Schedule necessary project team meetings or sub-meetings, develop and distribute the meeting agenda, support facilitation, note taking and documenting actionable items.
  • Assist with work plans and track milestones and timelines for multiple learning events and Conference simultaneously.
  • Contribute ideas to event production.


QUALIFICATIONS OR SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Two to five years similar or related work experience.
  • Proficiency in the full Microsoft Suite, frequent/daily use of Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Knowledge of virtual meeting and training platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
  • Strong collaboration, time management, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Experience producing and/or delivering both virtual and on-site events such as webinars, online trainings, workshops, conferences, etc.
  • Prior Project Management experience.
  • Video and Audio editing experience is a plus.
  • Model the Association's cultural attributes of collaboration, learning, accountability, and service, augmented by a strong commitment to Race Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


Candidates meeting 75% or more of the above qualifications should apply.

Meals on Wheels America is an Inclusive Workforce/Employer and encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

Address

Meals on Wheels America

Arlington, VA
22202 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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