Event Operations Manager

Massachusetts, United States
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2021
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.

EVENT OPERATIONS MANAGER, MIT Technology Review (MITTR), to support a rapidly growing events business. Complementing the content generated from one of the world’s most respected technology media companies, these events and conferences are show productions of the highest quality. Will support an increasing lineup of domestic, world-class, MITTR-branded conferences and custom events. Responsibilities include supporting day-to-day logistics for MITTR events, such as venues, vendors, hotels, AV production, web platforms, and special orders; advising on and adhering to key dates and deadlines; and liaising with internal, on-campus, and external partners.  Will report to the associate director of events.

A full job description is available via the "work with us" section at https://www.technologyreview.com/about/.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: at least five years’ experience supporting complex professional events; background in event logistics; experience supporting events of varying size and format; demonstrated track record of combining strategic and creative thinking skills and delivering flawless event execution; comfort using web-based software, including calendar, project management, and CMS tools; and strong organizational and verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to multitask, prioritize work on projects in parallel, and manage time against deadlines; interact effectively with a range of stakeholders; work independently as needed to keep tasks on schedule function as part of a team, both on-site and remotely; and adapt workflow and processes as event details necessitate. Job #18992-8

Must be willing to travel (when safe to do so) and to accommodate hours outside the standard work week when needed.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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