The School’s Division participates in national and regional conferences, as well as, external business-to-business events each year.  As a leader within the marketing organization, the Events Manager will be responsible for elevating the company’s brand through the execution and management of the events/conference strategy.
The Events Manager will be responsible for all management aspects of each event including, but not limited to, negotiating with potential vendors, working with the legal team to draft service-level contracts, managing communication with speakers and stakeholders, working with assigned visual designers, and coordinating all logistical operations for face-to-face and virtual events.

Responsibilities:

    • Execute overall trade show, conference, and event strategy for National and Regional Events
    • Assist marketing and sales partners with relevant tactics that engage attendees and influence their decisions.
    • Maintain and track the National and Regional event calendar.
    • Manage operations and logistics including creation of a run-of -show, execution of sponsorship registration, and all vendor relations.
    • Coordinate and oversee day-of-event activities and logistics required for the events.
    • Work with a design team to produce to develop event materials.
    • Manage inventory, production process, and shipping of marketing collateral and conference/event materials.
    • Monitor event budgets; track and analyze the event’s success; prepare ROI reports.
    • Various day-to-day administrative duties (invoicing, scheduling meetings, booking rooms, managing supplies, lead reporting and distribution to Sales and other key stakeholders, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or Hospitality Management or equivalent years of experience
    • 4+ years of experience in event planning in a corporate environment
    • A detail-orientated, proactive self-starter with the proven ability to meet deadlines and actively problem-solve
    • Ability to design, build, and steward a comprehensive vision for an event including the ability to present concepts and ideas to all levels of management
    • Proven ability to create a customer-centric experience
    • Ability to work with multiple partners across the event space and negotiate preferable terms
    • Excellent organizational, communication, negotiation, and multitasking skills
    • Experience tracking and reporting on event success metrics.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience with Cvent, Hubspot, or similar platforms
    • Travel (25%-30%). Hours may require evening and weekend work depending on business requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Meeting Planner Certification (CMP)
    • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, SmartSheet
    • Experience with Sendoso
The estimated salary range for a new hire in this position is $80,000 USD to $95,000 USD. Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.
Age of Learning currently provides: 
• 90% of employee health and welfare benefits premiums & 65% of dependent benefits premiums
 • A 401(k) program with employer match
 • 15 paid vacation days (increases to 20 days on your 3-year anniversary), 11 observed national paid holidays plus 9 sick days
 • Our flexible work culture means 2 or more days in the office (hybrid) or 100% fully remote options available for most positions
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