We’re Hiring an Event Manager
Startup Angels is looking for an Event Manager to support our Startup Angels workshops and conferences around the world.
Why Startup Angels?
Startup Angels produces educational workshops and conferences for startup investors around the world. Our programs range in size from highly curated 25 person experiences to 300+ person Summits. Startup Angels currently operates in the US, Europe, and Latin America; by year end 2017, we expect to be operating in every region of the world.
As an Event Manager with Startup Angels, you will gain experience operating in dozens of countries, encounter thousands of inspiring stories from entrepreneurs and investors, and master the intricacies of delighting a discerning audience of high net worth individuals worldwide.
Startup Angels is looking for someone dedicated to details, process and creating amazing experiences for people. We are looking for an Event Manager that can work with the other members of the events and communications team to build the various events that Startup Angels produces. While the event manager will help broadly with all event sizes, their main focus will be on the larger programs (300+ attendees). The programs will span the United States and the globe, offering regular travel opportunities. Accordingly, programs will require someone that both understands and is flexible in working with counterparts in other countries and cultures.
You should be detail oriented, focused on all the small things but never losing perspective on the bigger picture. You should be personable: able to chat with the attendees and keep them happy, but also talk ‘shop’ with the vendors. Most importantly you should have the ability to think on your feet in a calm and collected manner.
Your number one goal is to ensure all people involved with an event are happy. The attendees, the partners, the vendors, and the organizers. And most importantly…ensure that if anything goes wrong… and things will… that no ones knows about it.
What we are looking for:
You are ridiculously detail-oriented. Color-coding, lists, post-its, and all the productivity apps are some of your favorite things
You hit deadlines
You understand and act with a state of urgency during an event
You are professional and diligent
Everyone knows you as a people-person
You believe there is a solution to every problem
You can handle high stress environments with professionalism and ease
You add the greeting “Hello Startup Angels Events” when inquiring about the position
You love late nights, being in “event mode,” and always having what someone needs within a phone call away
You like to travel and be on-site. You look at an open room and know how to transform it into an amazing space
You love the idea of challenges: we do a lot of events in countries where we’ve never been or places where we don’t speak the language
1-3 years experience in event management
Hands-on experience in events and event production
Experience with business, tech and investor events
Lead, represent, and champion innovation in startup investing in all forums not a skill
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization
Keen understanding of major trends in global entrepreneurship and startup investing
Polished communication skills
Highly collaborative. Able to work cross functionally to identify opportunities, generate buy in, and execute on jointly defined action and project plans
Detail-oriented, highly organized and focused
Driven – you have no problem picking up the phone and calling someone to get a response
Attuned to bleeding-edge tools and tech that can compound your marketing efforts, and a willingness to experiment with new tech as it emerges
Analytical skills – you’re able to work in spreadsheets or obnoxious CRMs
Additional language skills are a plus
Preferable tools: Google Drive, Universe, Eventbrite, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey
Desired Skills and Experience:
Please direct applications and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Event Manager Position.”