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Events Associate

Posted on 2 August 2018 by

Ellevate Network 
New York, NY  

Looking to get experience in a fast-paced, mission-driven company? Ellevate Network is the leading community for professional women, focused on providing smart, ambitious and successful women with a community they can lean on and learn from.

Located in NYC, we are looking for an Events Associate to join our rapidly growing team and company. We’re looking for someone passionate about creating change in the word of business; you’re right for the position if you’re a born event planner, problem-solver, a self-starter, organized and adaptable, and have strong communication skills. Experience in event planning is a must.

The Opportunity:
Join a small, collaborative, tight-knit B Corp with a big mission: closing the gender achievement gap.
Enjoy a high level of responsibility and ownership over impactful events, including planning signature events like our Mentoring Meetups, high-profile panels, impactful workshops, and large portions of our annual Mobilizing the Power of Women Summit.
Influence, innovate, and provide creative input on Ellevate programming, from topic and speaker selection, to decoration and design
Full access to Ellevate network of resources, speakers, events, and content.
Brand new office with bottomless snacks, Bagel Fridays, amazing teammates, and more.

What to expect in this role:
Develop an exciting, innovative calendar of events, from start to finish
Ensure that our event content reflects our values and provides our community with actionable experiences
With our status as a B Corp in mind, ensure that our content is accessible and representative of all voices from our community
Be our go-to for speaker confirmation, event logistics, vendor management, and registration review
Rely on your stellar communication skills to coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, via email, phone, and in-person.
Work with our volunteer chapters to help them deliver signature Ellevate events in local markets
Conduct site visits to source amazing venues
Manage a variety of shifting priorities and deadlines to execute multiple events across a tight timeline
Develop and stick to an events budget, and drive event profitability

Excellent written and oral communications skills
Strong leadership, poise, and adaptability
Solid organizational skills, detail oriented
Patient and professional demeanor, positive attitude
Must be proactive, have a sense of urgency and excellent time management skills
Ability to adapt to changing environment and different tasks
Must be able to attend all Ellevate Network events, usually after-work on weekdays (typically one per week)
Prior event planning experience
Passionate about Ellevate’s mission and to helping professional women advance

At Ellevate Network we believe that there is power in diversity. We value different perspectives and recognize that they help us grow.

Ellevate Network is an equal opportunity employer and as such recruits, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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