Global Educators, Inc
17 New South Street, Suite 301
NORTHAMPTON, MA 01060
|Salary Range:||Location:||$15+ Per Hour||NORTHAMPTON MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Part Time||Seasonal Jobs|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|Some College Coursework Completed|
Event Planning Experience - Preference: Required|
|Position: Temporary Part-Time Conference Coordinator|
Organization: Global Educators
Location: Northampton, MA
Flexible Schedule: May-December, 2018 = 10hrs/week; January 2nd-16th, 2019 = 30-40hrs/week
Anticipated Start Date: May 1st, 2018
ABOUT US: Who is Global Educators, and why do you want to work with us?
Global Educators is an association of education abroad and purposeful travel organizations that work collaboratively for the mutual benefit of their members and to the overall benefit of their participants. How do we do it?
o We collaborate with association members to develop and implement best practices in program quality, risk management procedures, and professional development.
o We pool resources to provide higher levels of insurance protection and emergency response time and support.
o We guide association members in the application of successful and innovative business practices.
We love people who have a good sense of humor under pressure and who are interested in what we do; a passion for travel and learning is something we all share. We have a great camaraderie and like to both solve problems and celebrate our successes together. And as an added bonus, we’re located in downtown Northampton in a fantastic office space, close to everything. We find what we do exceptionally rewarding. We think you will too.
This position is responsible for coordinating the planning of the Global Educators 5 day annual leadership conference in and around Northampton, MA in January, 2019. The Conference Coordinator will report to the Chief Commercial Officer.
o Coordinate all logistical components of the conference, including but not limited to: housing, conference space, meals, transportation, and materials
o Liase with the the GE Board of Directors to regularly update progress/discuss available options
o Keep a basic budget of conference expenses
o Coordinate conference information and prepare content for conference web site (just the content, not the tech portion)
o Manage limited pre-conference communications with conference attendees
o Solicit and organize post-conference feedback using company survey system or similar
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
o Event planning experience
o Excellent communications skills
o Possess strong attention to detail and high-level organization skills
o Flexible, positive and outgoing disposition
You’ll be a GREAT fit if you:
o Enjoy travel and or international education
COMPANY CULTURE: Who are we looking for?
o Great listeners who love to work with people and build relationships
o Goal-oriented people who like working alone as much as they like working with a team
o People who are willing to learn, improve, and adapt quickly
o People who are excited about the world, travel, and different cultures
SALARY and BENEFITS
o Part-time, flexible schedule;
--May - December, 2018 @10 hours/week
--January 2 - 16, 2019 @30-40 hours/week
o One hour of paid sick time earned for every 30 hours worked
o Option to work from home, or work in our Northampton Office
o Fun, flexible work environment frequented by furry pups
SOUNDS GREAT! How do I apply?
o Send your cover letter, resume, and two professional references to email@example.com
o Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
o No phone calls, please
Global Educators provides equal opportunity to all people regardless of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, placement, promotion, salary determination, and all other conditions of employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.