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Director of Conferences and Events
JCC Association
520 8th Ave
4th Floor
New York, NY 10018

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SUMMARY:

JCC Association is seeking an experienced, qualified and detail-oriented professional to serve as our full-time Director of Conferences and Events. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), this role will lead the planning and successful execution of a varied portfolio of JCC Association conferences, meetings and events ranging from small gatherings in our NYC headquarters to large conferences of JCC professionals and lay leaders held across the U.S. and Canada.

The Director of Conferences and Events will partner with JCC Association staff and lay committees to execute 12-15 meetings and 2-3 large conferences per year. Responsibilities include oversight of the overall timeline and planning, programming and coordinating with staff, meeting program committees, logistics, budget, hotel and contractor negotiations. This position will be responsible for post-meeting analysis to identify best practices to improve the conference and events experience, manage expenses, find new budgetary efficiencies and increase attendance.

Successful candidates will have 7-10 years of experience executing small and large meetings and conferences, with a proven track record of innovative conference planning and successful budget management.Experience planning events in several markets a plus, and nonprofit experience preferred.


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Agency Information:

JCC Association of North America strengthens and leads JCCs, YM-YWHAs and camps throughout North America. As the convening organization, JCC Association partners with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the JCC Movement. JCC Association offers services and resources to increase the effectiveness of JCCs as they provide community engagement and educational, cultural, social, recreational, and Jewish identity building programs to enhance Jewish life throughout North America. By supporting the 25,000 Jewish communal professionals who connect with two million JCC participants each year-JCC Association encourages engaged lives of purpose and meaning. Learn more at jcca.org, on Facebook and on Twitter.