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Maryland Tech Council Summary
At the Maryland Tech Council (MTC), we believe in saving lives, securing our nation and improving the quality of life through innovation. The MTC brings the region’s technology community together into a single, united organization that empowers our members to achieve their business goals through advocacy, networking and education. Our goal is to propel Maryland to become the number one innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the country.
Members of MTC are provided with educational programming taught by industry leaders with a focus on key topics, advocacy at the state and national levels, and a variety of opportunities to participate in both large and small events.
Our events team is seeking an entry level Event Coordinator in our Frederick, MD office, who will be learning the ropes from seasoned professionals in the exciting and growing Association industry.
Specifically, you would be responsible for planning roundtable events (5-25 attendees), in addition, you will assist our events staff on larger, signature conferences.
As Event Coordinator, your duties will include (but are not limited to):
Handling registrations for all Tech Council events.
Attending all events
Contacting potential speakers, assessing interest and garnering participation.
Securing event facilities and venues.
Ordering and supervising food and beverage vendors.
Arranging A/V needs.
Administrative functions such as mailings, copying, faxing etc.
In order to be a successful candidate for this role, you should bring the following combination of education, skills and experiences:
Bachelor’s degree in related industry
1-2 years of work experience, can be internships.
Demonstrated experience with MS Office products.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both in writing and verbally.
Ability to maintain calm under pressure, deadline oriented.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage many projects at once.
Excellent problem-solving skills.Enthusiasm and creativity.
Conditions of Employment
Position will require evenings and other non working hours due ot events.
Occasional work travel
About Maryland Tech Council
The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is the largest technology trade association in the state with more than 500 members and representing 250,000 people in Maryland and the region. MTC has two major divisions: MdTech, which services the advanced technology community, and MdBio for the region's biotechnology community.
MTC is the premier organization in the mid-Atlantic for providing professionals access to the technology and biotechnology industry leaders from Maryland, DC and Virginia.
In addition, MTC helps the region's technology organizations grow through activities such as regularly scheduled and robustly attended networking events, cost-saving programs, and advocacy initiatives. It's not only our goal but it's our mission to promote the technology industry and to create an environment where technology companies can collaborate, grow, succeed and thrive.
MTC is also able to serve the tech and biotech community through assets like the Maryland Health Care Product Development Corporation (MHCPDC), which provides early-stage investment in biomedical technologies and the MdBioLab program, which is a mobile bioscience laboratory that visits Maryland high schools to teach science literacy.