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Conference Center at Lake Placid

The Conference Center at Lake Placid, an ORDA-managed facility, is seeking a Conference Center Program Manager to fulfill sales and service responsibilities. Under the general guidance of the Conference Center at Lake Placid Coordinator, this person will be responsible for executing all aspects of Conference Center events. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to: delivering on customer expectations, executing and achieving sales strategies, fulfilling event responsibilities from organizing set-up to post-event reviews. The successful candidate will be flexible, energetic, self-motivated, and well organized; have a demonstrated an ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally, presenting a high standard of professionalism; be able to work effectively with high-level management, both internally and externally; and work well with a diverse group of clientele. Holiday, night and weekend work will be required. Additional duties and special projects related to events and programs may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in hospitality/tourism or 4 years of work experience in sales and/or event marketing. Must be energetic, self-motivated, detail oriented and well organized. Knowledge of the Olympic movement, winter sports and the Lake Placid Olympic Venues is a plus.

COMPENSATION:This is classified as an ORDA Management/Confidential position.  Starting salary of $40,439.00. ORDA offers an excellent benefit package including: health, dental and vision insurances; paid leave (vacation, sick, and personal leave); and membership in the NYS Retirement System. Optional benefits include supplemental life and long-term disability insurance at preferred rates as well as NYS Deferred Compensation.

Candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (electronic submissions preferred):

Jackie Kelly, Conference Center Coordinator
c/o ORDA
2634 Main Street, Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946

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