Events Lead

Events Lead
Do you love to be at the center of the action? Do you get a thrill from working with great event organizers and helping them succeed? Do attendees refuse to leave the events you organize yourself because they want to continue talking with each other long after the event has finished? Do you thrive on a high volume of activity, guiding everything into place in an ever-changing kaleidoscope of people, events, and resources?

 

If we’re describing you then keep reading! Impact Hub Boston is at the center of the Boston social entrepreneur community, with dozens of events every month that make use of our multiple event spaces, 50+ conference rooms, and other gathering spaces. As a four year old organization, we’ve just begun to reach our potential to help Boston’s social innovators succeed. We need a great Events professional to blossom our practice and art of relationship and events management to connect people and create amazing member experiences through the extensive variety of events we host every day. We’re looking for an all-star Events Lead to make our events sing.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Our ideal candidate is a service-minded individual who has a successful track record of designing and executing a wide range of high quality, multifaceted events that inspire and empower participants. We are looking specifically for someone who:
  • - Believes that events can be an important part of the strategy for success for a social innovation organization, and is excited by the chance to bring their skills and knowledge to help our member organizations and the local social impact ecosystem succeed
  • - Understands the rich meaning embedded in the events that Impact Hub Boston presents
  • - Knows how and is willing to hold the soup-to-nuts responsibility to deliver great events and great customer service experiences
  • - Will be able to draw upon their events expertise to date and with IHB over time to envision and shape how IHB events can evolve
  • - Wants to regularly exercise judgement, and not be bound by restrictions, about when to act independently and when to act collaboratively in order to achieve organizational goals Is comfortable working on a small team with ambitious goals with the ability to create its own structures using a startup mindset
  • - Would feel at home as part of a team that geeks out on what others might see as “small details” - we believe details can matter
  • Values trust, teammates, curiosity, and constant learning
  • - Loves coming to work every day knowing it will be different from the last; thrives on and is energized by an ever-changing puzzle of work tasks and activities to support a broad diversity of event types and formats
  • - Consistently generates creative and out-of-the-box ideas about how to efficiently use resources

 

REQUIREMENTS
  • - Minimum 3 years experience in a fast-paced event production or marketing environment, such as educational programming, hospitality, performing arts and/or conferences; demonstrated experience producing unique and creative events for 100+ attendees
  • - Demonstrated experience in revenue generation through event sales preferred
  • - Occasionally available on nights and weekends to support events at Impact Hub Boston
  • - A natural interest for and comfort with helping, supporting, training and managing others
  • - An interest in a long-term role; we like to hire people who can grow with us over the years

 

ABOUT IMPACT HUB BOSTON
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Impact Hub Boston (IHB) creates places and opportunities for purpose-driven people to connect and build solutions for a better world. Our members consist of value-driven entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, activists, creatives, investors, freelancers and mentors who work together, share ideas and resources as they work to create a better world. Among our members, you’ll find clean energy and sustainability startups,  food entrepreneurs, public health strategists, web and IT specialists, architects, advocates, students and more!  Our 270+ members work at Impact Hub Boston, attend and produce events, run their own workshops, access mentorship, find co-conspirators and partners, participate in social networks, build campaigns, launch companies, prototype and test products… all within a member-driven, Impact Hub-hosted environment dedicated to accelerating possibilities.

 

We are part of a global network of more than 100 Impact Hubs with over 16,000 members worldwide. Impact Hub Boston is housed within the CIC Boston campus of 150K square feet of coworking space, private offices and event space in the heart of downtown Boston. CIC Boston is part of CIC, the sister organization to Impact Hub Boston. CIC is a global organization dedicated to the creation and operation of communities of entrepreneurs who fix the world.
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