Event Manager

Company: State of Reform
Job type: Full-time

We're looking to fill the role of Event Manager, and we'd be thrilled to hear from you if you're interested. State of Reform covers state health care and health policy across nine states. We host virtual conferences and conversations to create "live journalism," giving senior health care executives and health policy leaders an opportunity to speak to the work they are doing to inform the system. Our focus is on policy analysis and market intelligence to the health care and human service sectors in nine Western states: Washington State, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Utah, Texas, Colorado, Arizona and Alaska. We provide this content where it works best for our information consumers, through multiple discrete channels: virtual conversations, virtual conferences, email newsletters, website news, web video, social media, and small run book publishing. And, we would love to have you reach out if you're interested in joining the team! Job_description_and_responsibilities: We're looking for an Event Manager who can help us continue to build our virtual conferences and conversatoins. Virtual event expereince isn't critical - we can teach you - but experience managing events is a must. If you have some digital background or skills, all the better. You will be tasked with helping to manage the online presence of our conferences. You'll be asked to help recruit speakers, too, to develop the agenda. And, like any event, you'll have a whole host of administrative tasks to manage. Ideally, you're detail oriented. You've got charisma. You take initiative. But, you'll need to be able to do things right the first time before moving onto the next shiny object. You'll need some tech savvy, preferably with Wordpress. If you have social media, graphic design, or podcast production experience, that counts in your favor, too. Here is some of what that looks like. * Responsibility for building, supporting and maintaining our online event presence * Support for our agenda development team, including making asks of speakers and producing the event * Working with our sponsorship management team to implement sponsor benefits across multiple settings * Identifying new sponsor devleopment leads across both conference and cotent settings * Working with digital tools to support sponsors and their digital virtual conference experience Qualifications: The details are below, but this is who you are: You are in the middle of your career and have the experience to go with it. You're smart, a go-getter. You've got great event experience and you understand how much the sector is changing. You don t like failure, but you have the courage to stretch into new areas. You ve got some digital media savvy, maybe a familiarity with some basic html, social media, or Wordpress. Most of all, you appreciate a good team culture to work in, and you're looking forward to tackling a new set of challenges in a new way. This position will require a set of diverse skills and the ability to manage multiple types of projects. Please address how you meet these qualifications in your cover letter. * Needed: 4-10 years of progressively challenging event management experience * Wanted: 1-3 years of office/admin support, or writing/content development, or digital communications experience * Gotta have: 4-year college graduate with a degree in public relations, communications, marketing, business administration, political science, economics, international relations, social science or related field. * Critical: Must be a fast learner, be able to handle multiple assignments and enjoy the pressure of a deadline-driven environment. * Critical: Must have advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills. The importance of this piece cannot be overstated. To_Apply: Tell us about who you are and what you're looking for in a cover letter. If you don't write a cover letter, then we'll take it that you're not really that into us... This is a full time position. We offer a competitive compensation package, including health care, retirement and paid time off benefits. Most importantly, this is a work place where the right candidate will enjoy coming to and a culture in which one can flourish as a person. If you d like to apply for a position, please send us your resume, and a cover letter to . In your cover letter, tell us how you d add to the team, and why you are a fit with us. Be sure to address y salary expectations in your letter, and how you meet the above qualifications. No calls, please. Show moreShow less

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