Event Manager

Remote; Virtual
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Posted By:
Amanda Hoffay

Job Description:

Approved Remote Locations: Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; and San Diego, CA

The main function of an Events Manager is to facilitate participation in organized events. The typical Events Manager will oversee the logistics and budgeting of an organization’s events.

Job Responsibilities:
• Researches the target audience, recommends specific events to reach that audience and evaluates the effectiveness of participation.
• Works directly with show management, negotiating sponsorships or special programs and evaluating costs.
• Responsible for handling event logistics.
• Includes some budgeting responsibilities along with directing work teams.

• Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
• Skills with Microsoft products.
• Skills with project management.
• Skills with budgeting.

Must-have HARD skills
• Experience in project management with a track record of successful events.
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask under pressure.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Good to have skills:
• Creative, out-of-the-box thinking.
• Knowledge of developer communities, bonus if they have contributed to organizing React-community events before,
• Financial savvy, with the ability to adhere to plan budgets and process invoices.

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communications.
• Experience with public relations and event marketing.
• Microsoft experience preferred.

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building

  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry

  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode

  • Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.