UMCom – Job Posting: Travel & Meeting Coordinator

External Posting – January 25 – February 19, 2016

Basic Purpose:  We are seeking creative and high-energy candidates to serve as the travel and meeting coordinator for United Methodist Communications. Duties include the coordination, planning and execution of small and large-scale meetings, events and conferences.  This position will book travel as required for agency staff and others traveling on behalf of the agency. The position works in consultation with other teams as assigned, to ensure efficient planning and facilitation of meetings, events and travel needs. This candidate must be able to manage and adhere to budgetary guidelines. The position will also assists the Chief Strategy and Financial Officer with other meeting and travel duties as assigned.


  • This position requires specialized training managing travel (including international) and meeting planning.
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience of at least five years in travel and meeting planning.
  • Meeting and Event Planning Certification preferred.
  • Candidate must have strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and make decisions as needed.
  • Must be able to multi-task, focus and maintain composure with changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must have a working knowledge of travel and meeting management.
  • Familiarity of The United Methodist Church structure and policies as needed.
  • Participation in travel and meeting associations to stay abreast of current trends is needed.
  • Computer Skills: Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook are required.  Knowledge of Great Plains, travel management software and online event registration platforms is essential. PowerPoint skills an asset.


  • Base salary (Call HR to inquire.)
  • Regular Full-time Position
  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement/Pension Plan /Personal Investment Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Paid Holidays (eleven annually)
  • Paid Vacation / Paid Sick Leave and Personal Leave
  • Continuing Education
  • Free Parking


To apply or for more information contact: UMCom/Human Resources

  1. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203), Nashville, TN 37202-0320

Phone: 615-742-5137    Fax: 615-742-5428, Email:

To apply please provide the following: Cover Letter → Resume → Complete Application Form → References

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