National WIC Association

Conference and Events Manager

National WIC Association (Washington, DC)

The National WIC Association (NWA), located in Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Conference and Events Manager to join its team of dedicated professionals.

The Association represents more than 2,000 service provider agencies that offer quality nutrition education, breastfeeding support, health care and other social referral services to at-risk women and young children in over 10,000 clinics nationwide.

The incumbent will plan, organize, and coordinate all Association conferences, meetings, and special events. He/she will work with the Association’s conference planning-committees and staff to develop educational content to assure meaningful learning objectives. He/she will oversee all exhibit coordination and related activities at the Association’s events and at other designated conferences.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in hospitality management, marketing, public relations, communications or business, and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the field of meeting planning. Professional meeting planning certification a plus. Excellent organization, management, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills desired.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2 writing samples and salary requirements to jobs@nwica.org.