The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), with more than 54,000 members residing in 130 countries, is the first and largest organization in the world dedicated to advances in all areas of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Its mission is to prevent and cure all cancers. The programs and activities of the AACR foster the exchange of new knowledge among scientists and physicians in the cancer field as well as in related biomedical sciences. AACR publishes eight peer-reviewed scientific journals and an award-winning magazine for cancer patients and their loved ones; convenes topical scientific conferences and an annual meeting that draws more than 22,500 participants; offers educational workshops that train young investigators in a variety of scientific and clinical areas; funds fellowships, career development awards, and research grants for both senior and junior investigators; raises public awareness of the progress in and reasons for hope in the biology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer; engages actively in advocacy for increased federal research funding and other national policies that accelerate progress against cancer; and interacts with regulatory agencies to support regulatory science and policy.
The Meetings Manager will provide a high level of meeting management expertise to the Senor Director of Meetings and to the Association overall. This individual will be a mid-level meeting professional with exceptional organizational skills. In addition, the Meetings Manager will be highly detailed-oriented, with at least 3-5 years of meetings experience; 1 year of which should be as the manager/coordinator within a meetings department. The Meetings Manager will possess the ability to take charge and work with internal and external customers to produce world-class meetings and events of up to 2500 attendees.
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