Director of Publications/Editor in Chief
Location: Dallas, Texas
Established in 1972, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the leading global
community committed to shaping and defining the future of the meeting and event
industry. As the largest professional association for the $102.3 billion meeting
industry, MPI defines the return on investment and strategic value meetings bring
to individuals, organizations and the global economy. MPI helps its members enhance
their professional value by providing them with best practices, superior education,
the latest research and trends, and networking opportunities.
MPI has an immediate opening for a Director of Publications. This position will
be responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and direction of The Meeting
Professional and ancillary publications products; introducing magazine best practices
for design, readability and content; ensuring editorial content meets segmentation
and market needs of MPI s membership; weaving business language, practices and experts
into publication content delivery; directing the editorial development and production
of all publications; and collaborating with the Director of Advertising Sales to
facilitate new product development and editorial approaches to support sales. This
position supervises six professionals and is required to travel up to 10% annually.
Successful candidate will be a high caliber team leader with a strong commitment
to innovate and motivate. Strong problem solving, organizational, and communication
skills, plus the ability to manage multiple projects and possess business acumen
are required. Qualified applicants must posses a Bachelors degree or equivalent,
have seven or more years related writing, editing and supervisory experience, and
be highly computer proficient in a PC or Macintosh environment. Previous work experience
overseeing an industry publication, especially magazines or journals, a master s
degree, plus work in a membership-based organization are highly preferred.
Please include your
salary requirements. Resumes with salary requirements will receive first priority.
No phone calls please. Should an interview be deemed appropriate, we will contact
applicants via phone or email.
Meeting Professionals International Street
3030 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75234
Posted October 13, 2005; Ends November 29, 2005
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