Events Planner

Cambridge, Massachusetts
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
EVENTS PLANNER, Corporate Relations (CR)-MIT Startup Exchange, to manage all aspects of MIT Startup Exchange and related Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) events including conferences, workshops, symposia, and exhibitions. Will collaborate with CR leadership on the overall events schedule, content development for events, and the promotion and the logistics of events; lead the tasks related to events participants/speakers/exhibitor identification, invitation, scheduling, and preparation; support MIT Startup Exchange participation in events of internal and external complementors; maintain metrics of startup company activity and the feedback related to all events; collaborate with CR marketing staff on the development of broader Startup Exchange promotion; and assume additional projects and tasks as assigned depending on the evolving needs of the Startup Exchange and related CR priorities.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; three years’ professional experience and a proven track record doing events curation & execution; proven ability to work in a collaborative manner; willingness to travel domestically and internationally with approximately 10% travel required. Job #17541-7