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17 Jul 2021

Full-Time Education and Events Coordinator

martham – Posted by martham Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Education and Events Coordinator – Burlington, MA

The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) serves as the unified voice for hospitals and healthcare providers across the state. Founded in 1936, MHA represents over 100 hospitals, and healthcare organizations, as well as patients across the state. Through advocacy, education, and collaboration, MHA’s mission is to improve the overall health of the commonwealth and support providers’ efforts to offer high-quality, affordable, and accessible care.

 

Our team is a group of passionate, inclusive, innovative, hard-working, and dedicated professionals.  We offer a fast-paced environment that is driven by our mission to advance health and world-class healthcare through the work of our association, our members, and partners.

More information can be found at www.mhalink.org.

Overview:

The Education and Events Coordinator assists with planning, coordination and execution of all programming and events for MHA, its Center for Education and Professional Development, and its Conference Center, in collaboration with MHA’s Education and Conference Center Departments. MHA hosts dozens of events each year, including large conferences, professional development seminars, webinars, dinners, and other engagements. Events attract a wide audience of healthcare professionals, including CEOs, clinical leaders, and emerging professionals.

 

This role requires an enthusiastic, proactive individual with superior communication and organizational skills. The Education and Events Coordinator should have a demonstrated interest in event planning, healthcare, and continuing education.

 

This is an exciting career opportunity for someone who:

  • Thrives in an all-hands-on-deck, team-based, fast-paced environment.
  • Is passionate about healthcare and believes in the value of continuing education.
  • Enjoys organizing events and brings a mindset of excellence, organization, and dedication to your work.
  • Thinks proactively and is driven to advance Massachusetts’ world-class healthcare community.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all event logistics for in-person, virtual and hybrid events, including: event space, catering, set-up, event technology and software support, event materials, and working with outside vendors.
  • Assist with the planning and hosting of educational webinars, professional development seminars, large conferences and other events, including prep sessions and interfacing with senior-level speakers.
  • Draft and edit scripts, slides, polls, surveys, and other event materials.
  • Manage attendee registration, tracking, reminders, customer service inquiries and post-event surveys.
  • Perform research to identify relevant content, themes, and speakers for events.
  • Update website with upcoming and past event information.
  • Assist with scheduling for events, speakers, and sponsorship meetings.
  • Assist with marketing and social media campaigns for the Education Department and helps create collateral as needed.
  • Plan and organize internal MHA staff events, celebrations, and team-building exercises.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 1-2 years event planning or healthcare related work experience required (internships included).
  • Collaborative team player with ability to adapt to changes and multi-task effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with multiple events per week.
  • Superior organization skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • A “can do”, “there must be a way” attitude.
  • Effective communicator with strong oral, written and proofreading skills; confidence and maturity in communicating with VIPs, senior executives and other leaders.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to remain calm and flexible under pressure of changing situations.
  • Self-starter and quick learner with ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other web-based applications, like Zoom.
  • Flexibility with work schedule for periodic early morning and/or evening events.

Why MHA?

The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package that includes 401(k) with an employer match, tuition reimbursement, medical/dental benefits, vacation and paid holidays.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to the ongoing professional development, health, inclusivity and well-being of our staff.

 

MHA is consistently recognized as a top advocacy and membership organization in Massachusetts. Our team serves at the very nexus of the state’s world-class healthcare system, and is a trusted resource for its leaders and caregivers. This is a unique opportunity to help push our healthcare community forward and improve the health of patients across the commonwealth.

 

To learn more about MHA visit: www.mhalink.org

 

How to Apply

Email resume to mmcdonald@mhalink.org

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 17 days.

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