HDA proudly supports a positive working environment for our staff that allows each individual (and department) to deliver high-quality services to our members, which represent the vital link between the nation’s pharmaceutical manufacturers and more than 200,000 pharmacies, hospitals and other providers. Since 1876, HDA has helped our members navigate regulations and innovations to get the right medicines to the right patients at the right time, safely and efficiently.
HDA values its employees. As such we offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, with medical and dental insurance which includes dependent coverage as well as a FSA plan; a 401(k) plan with a generous match system; paid time off; flexible work hours; a Transportation Fringe Benefit; and a convenient Arlington, Va., location close to the Ballston Metro. We have been named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for eight years.
HDA seeks a well-organized candidate with superior technical skills to join our meetings and conference department. This is a non-exempt position, and reports to the Senior VP, Meetings and Conferences.
Requirements: The successful candidate will provide administrative, logistical and technical support for the Meetings and Conferences department, which includes handling logistical concerns (travel and housing), meeting room requirements, food and beverage functions, developing staff on-site schedules, managing meeting-related content on our website pages, working with SVP on hotel contracts and outside vendors and researching cost-effective vendor options that meet HDA standards. Must have the ability to work on multiple projects and with minimal supervision.
Candidate must have at least two years' office experience and be technically proficient in Microsoft Office with a focus on Excel. CRM software (Abila netFORUM) experience highly desirable, as well as Asana project management software. A college degree is preferred and experience in meeting and conference planning is a plus. This position requires travel up to 15 days per year.
First impressions matter in our hiring process. Please email your cover letter stating your qualifications for this position along with your resume to HRQ4@hda.org