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Conference and Event Planner

Date:  Sep 15, 2022
Location: 

Remote, MA, US, Remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

 

 

Mission

This role supports the growing conferences & events team. Gain an understanding of how to use conferences & events as a sales tool and a tactic in marketing. Assist to manage the evolution of our conference portfolio, help to build our metrics and reporting, participate in coordinating housing, building agendas, etc. Some additional responsibilities include data entry, reporting, project management tools and meeting requests. Support the team as needed, no project is too small.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of an assigned event from pre-planning, financial planning, determining resource needs, pre-event marketing, and on-site coordination, to post event follow up
  • Assist in planning National tradeshows, internal communications, tracking documents, etc. as needed
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Supervise booth, assign duties, and provide general direction at tradeshows as needed
  • Manage sponsorship requests as needed
  • Assist in writing copy for social media, blog posts, emails
  • Order supplies as needed for events
  • Order and maintain conference/sales promotional giveaways
  • Travel up to 10% required

 

Core Strengths

  • Personable, flexible, organized, detail-oriented, and able to juggle a variety of important duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative and innovative; a self-starter who is looking to share ideas
  • Strong follow-up and time management skills; ability to remain calm and problem solve
  • Customer-focused attitude
  • Team player; respectful of other people’s time

 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Hospitality Management, Marketing, Business, or Communications
  • 2+ years’ experience within the events industry, customer service or a related field, preferred
  • Travel up to 10% required
  • Must be able to participate at the exhibit booth and travel throughout the conference
  • Must be able to move boxes up to 25 pounds

 

Preferred Experience

  • Corporate experience, preferred
  • B2B Marketing experience, preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as in conducting Internet research, preferred

 

 

Target Annual Salary Range: $48,205 - 68,865

 

The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, holidays and paid time off (PTO), as well as tuition reimbursement. View more about EBSCO’s benefits here: https://www.ebsco.com/about/benefits

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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