The Associate Director of Event Operations is responsible for all logistical planning and on-site execution of AIPAC’s national events, including AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference, monthly Board of Directors Meetings, international missions and a host of other varying-sized events.

Detailed Duties:

Lead and manage 7+ person Event Operations team.

Manage all logistical arrangements for AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference including venue selection, catering, audio-visual, information technology, security and transportation.

Assist other AIPAC departments in their event planning needs, including venue and vendor selection, scheduling, budgeting and on-site event management.

Research, contract and cultivate relationships with industry vendors to provide all types of conference-related services.

Recruit, train and deploy junior staff, on-site event personnel and interns

Research and explore new and innovative meeting and presentation technologies to continually improve AIPAC’s national and regional events.

Work Remotely: yes
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of event, catering, and/or hospitality industry experience.
  • Experience managing a team of people.
  • Experience running large-scale events.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to instill confidence and empower staff members.
  • Ability to comprehend and execute a plan to achieve the overall objectives / mission of the department.
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving with the ability to creatively conceive solutions to meet emerging challenges.
  • Ability to cultivate strong working relationships with vendors and hospitality industry professionals.
  • Calm, steady decision-making in high-stress situations.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to consistent quality, combined with the ability to grasp both the big picture and fine points of a project.
  • Ability to implement and follow consistent work-flows, including software and human systems.
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