The Membership and Events Manager is responsible for managing close to 30 educational, social, and networking programs a year for the commercial divisions of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. Events include educational luncheons, networking receptions, golf tournaments, awards programs, committee meetings, and much more. The role is responsible for managing all aspects of event production including managing event timelines, site selection, event marketing, working with vendors, F&B, and tracking budgets. This position is a highly visible role interacting regularly with members including the Board of Directors and senior level professionals from within the industry.
Work closely with members to identify appropriate engagement opportunities through committee involvement and manage committee tracking lists
Management of5-6 committees which includes scheduling, preparing, taking notes and managing events associated with each committee.
Work with team to promote membership, identify prospective members and assist with business development.
Manage close to 30 assigned programs and events per year, ranging from 40-300 people.
Event management includes all aspects of event production including: Site selection, event production timelines, event promotion, budgets, negotiating contacts, F&B selection, AV, program content creation, and working with vendors.
Respond to inquiries regarding each program and event
On-site attendance at all programs and events, generally located in and around greaterBoston
Event Marketing / Communications
Manage the production of marketing timelines for assigned events
Work with creative services on promotional materials for events
Manage event communications for assigned events, including updating website and creating email blasts
Work with team on managing and supporting special initiatives and special events
Work with team on budget preparation and strategic planning
Bachelor’s degree in event/hospitality management, business, communications, marketing or a related field is preferred
4+ years of experience in event management, member relations, customer service or marketing is preferred
Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
Excellent writing and communication skills
Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong work ethic
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Database management experience
About Greater Boston Real Estate Board
The Greater Boston Real Estate Board is the oldest Real Estate Trade Association representing over 10,000 members. The divisions include: The Commercial Divisions - Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Commercial Brokers Association (CBA), Greater Boston Association of Realtors (GBAR), Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) and Rental Housing Association (RHA) are divisions of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. www.gbreb.com