Conference & Sponsorship Assistant

The Boston Bar Association (“BBA”) is the Commonwealth’s premier legal network and professional association for lawyers. Home to over 12,000 members and more than 125 institutional partners, the BBA produces high-quality educational programming, advocates for important changes in public policy, and serves our community through innovative public service projects.

The BBA is seeking to fill the position of Conference & Sponsorship Assistant to support all aspects of Boston Bar Association Conferences. This position also works closely to support the sponsor firm program by tracking key contacts, planning programs for our members and other initiatives designed to enhance opportunities for our sponsor institutions and corporate sponsors. Some evening hours are required for this position.

This is an entry-level position, but the right candidate will gain significant experience with a wide range of responsibilities and work alongside upper management.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • strong organizational, and time and project management skills
  • exceptional attention to detail
  • possess ability to manage multiple projects independently and as part of a team
  • knowledge of ADOBE suite software is desired
  • experience with planning events and programs a plus
  • college degree is preferred
  • strong communication skills
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

interested candidates must submit cover letter along with a resume to hr@bostonbar.org


Sections Programs Assistant

The Boston Bar Association (“BBA”) is the Commonwealth’s premier legal network and professional association for lawyers. Home to over 12,000 members and more than 125 institutional partners, the BBA produces high-quality educational programming, advocates for important changes in public policy, and serves our community through innovative public service projects.

The BBA is seeking a Programs Assistant to support professional development and networking activities of the Sections and Public Policy division. The Program Assistant supports CLE (continuing legal education) programs like our Brown Bag lunches and other educational opportunities for members. Duties include coordination and promotion of events, organizing materials, and working with volunteers to ensure events have appropriate staffing and resources.

The role provides administrative support to steering committees, so attention to detail and strong organization skills are vital. Some evening hours may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: 

  • Strong organizational, time and project management skills
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail
  • Possess ability to manage multiple projects independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of ADOBE suite software is desired
  • College degree is preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)  

Interested candidate must submit cover letter along with a resume to hr@bostonbar.org



Benefits:

  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Health insurance benefits
  • Dental insurance benefits
  • Life, AD&D and LTD insurance benefits