REPORTS TO: Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Program Manager
Responsible for the programmatic development of DDW in coordination with the four sponsoring societies, including abstract management, poster session management and the production process of all DDW publications. Provides customer service to DDW society liaisons, abstract submitters, members, attendees and speakers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the DDW Program Chairs in coordinating all DDW Scientific Sessions.
Manage Poster Session related activities.
Serve as liaison to abstract management company and sponsoring society members for inquires related to abstract submission, review and session scheduling.
Coordinate all DDW Scientific Session signage, including poster hall signage.
Manage DDW Program and AGA Council email correspondence and phone calls.
Facilitate the development of presenter resources.
Coordinate DDW program and AGA Council related website updates.
Coordinate with Marketing Department for content and format of all DDW promotional materials – including registration brochure, and Call for Abstracts advertisement.
Assist with coordination of DDW publications and resources.
Assist with logistics related to issuing CME.
Research and assist with development of new scientific program initiatives.
Support speaker financial disclosure conflict of interest resolution process.
Assist with development, deployment and summarization of program related evaluations.
Contribute to annual program reports.
Assist Program Manager, Sr. Director, Program Operations and Vice President of Meetings and Conventions in any phase of the event operation or activity that is necessary.
Other duties, consistent with this position, as assigned.
One-two years or more of prior association experience.
Prior publication and electronic media experience preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
Must possess college degree.
Positive “team player” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills required.
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is a society of physicians, surgeons, scientists and other individuals within the healthcare community who have a demonstrated and continued interest in the functions and disorders of the digestive system. Founded in 1897, the AGA is the oldest non-profit specialty medical society in the country. With more than 13,000 domestic and international me...mbers, the AGA is the largest GI society in the United States and among the largest GI societies in the world. AGA membership encompasses a rich and diverse constituency representing every facet of gastroenterology practice, research and education.