Hob: Event Coordinator

Represent.Us

PO Box 60008
Florence, MA 01062

Company Description:
RepresentUs is the nation’s largest grassroots anti-corruption campaign. We bring conservatives and progressives together to fix America’s corrupt political system. Our small team is a carefully curated mix of seasoned political campaigners, policy wonks, advertising experts, designers, and engineers. We’re not a startup, but we’ve got startup DNA: we’re nimble, constantly learning and iterating, and know when it’s time to celebrate a Wednesday afternoon with root beer floats. We constantly push ourselves to push the envelope – to ignore “industry standards” and set a new standard. We’ve been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, FOX, CBS, and hundreds of other national and local media outlets. RepresentUs is based in Northampton, MA, and has satellite offices in San Francisco, CA and Washington, DC. Come work with us!
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Per Year ,
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SeasonalHospitality/Travel/Tourism
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Nice to have
2+
Preference: Nice to have
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Description:
RepresentUs is seeking qualified candidates for an Event Coordinator position in our Northampton, MA office. This opportunity is open to talented individuals who are passionate about addressing the undue influence of money in U.S. politics through their event management experience. The Event Coordinator will play an integral role in planning the logistics for Unrig the System Summit—RepresentUs’ 1,500+ person annual democracy reform conference, held March 29-31st, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

We’re looking for the Event Coordinator to start September 4, 2018 and end on or around April 12, 2019. This is a temporary, non-benefitted position.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Assist the Special Programs Manager in organizing Unrig the System Summit (1,500 to 2,000 attendees) held at Nashville Music City Center in March 2019
+ Coordinate conference logistics and the nuts and bolts of the event
+ Develop conference catering menu and manage ordering
+ Coordinate with Nashville Music City Center on room setup and session logistics
+ Lead volunteer recruitment, selection, and training and develop event staffing plan
+ Manage conference app and communicate important updates to presenters and attendees
+ Research potential event vendors and Nashville-specific logistics
+ Coordinate presenter and attendee travel and lodging including hotel block
+ Assist with evening event planning and logistics
+ Help track conference timeline and budget
+ Serve as a day-of logistics coordinator (on headset) on the ground in Nashville

YOU ARE
+ Creative – you think-out-of-the-box to help design an engaging and inclusive summit
+ Collaborative and self-directed – you work well as part of a team, and on your own
+ Organized – you stay on top of multiple priorities, and have a keen eye for detail
+ Innovative – you enjoy solving problems and finding new ways of doing things
+ Effective – you’re able to prioritize tasks, take initiative when needed, and work well with the public and with staff across the organization.
+ Flexible – you enjoy working in a fast paced environment under ever changing circumstances, are willing to travel and on, occasion work long, irregular hours.

TO APPLY
Please email a statement of interest, resume or portfolio, and three professional or customer references to jobs@represent.us with the subject line “Event Coordinator.” Let us know: Why should we hire you? Why do you want to work here? What special skills do you bring to the table? No phone calls please.

We do not offer a telecommuting option for this position.
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