Careers at the MDS

The Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) is a professional association dedicated to improving the oral health of the public and the professional development of its membership through initiatives in education, advocacy, and promotion of the highest professional standards. To accomplish these goals, the MDS engages in political advocacy, access to care, various communications—including publications, website, and social networking—and produces an annual dental conference in Boston. The MDS delivers continuing education onsite and throughout the Commonwealth. It also includes a Foundation focused on improving access to care for the underserved in Massachusetts.

Employee benefits include:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • 401(k) Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator will:

  • Organize and coordinate the development and delivery of courses
  • Schedule and maintain information for all Exhibit Hall classes
  • Work closely with Marketing to review and edit promotional materials and website
  • Manage production, shipment and onsite organization of conference materials
  • Maintain and edit speaker CVs
  • Prepare scouting reports to help with future speaker selection
  • Manage the production and assembly of meeting materials and room set-up
  • Coordinate internal committee meetings
  • Assist with assigning onsite locations and manage changes
  • Establish relationships with vendors for materials for hand-on courses
  • Assist the meetings department with various tasks necessary to produce Yankee Dental Congress and other meetings

As a qualified candidate, you will have:

  • Associate Degree / Preferred Bachelor Degree
  • 1-3 years office experience
  • Prior meeting planning experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid proofing skills
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Proficient using: MS Word, Excel, and Saleforce a plus
  • Proactive, self-motivated, highly organized
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with enthusiasm

Job Type: Full-time