Design Challenge: Event Manager

  • Brooklyn, NY, US

Please send an email to innovatewithpurpose@gmail.com expressing why you think you would be a good fit and what excites you about this role and our organization. Please include your CV / Resume.

Innovate with Purpose is seeking an Event Manager to manage one our innovation challenges that will take place on July 9, 2016 in East Williamsburg, NY. We are looking for someone that has a deep passion for technology and innovation and experience managing different sort of events, preferrably a hackathon or something of the likes of a day long challenge.

The Event Manager will work directly with the Founding Team and with a team of volunteers that you will manage to execute the vision of the event.

Responsibilities

  • Identify potential sponsors/ partners and their decision makers that are consistent with our mission
  • Recruit and organize a panel of speakers that will serve to define the scope ofthe competition and offer insights to possible solutions
  • Ideate and implement innovative strategies to generate competition participants
  • Creating the minute-to-minute schedule of the whole event
  • Manifest a true passion and continuous thirst for knowledge about technology, innovation, and solving world problems
  • Work well collaboratively and taking initiative to move things forward

This will be a great opporunity for anyone interested in being involved with or managing a community of innovators and technologists. We are also at the very early stages of our organization so this could lead to a more permanent role on our team.

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  • Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Start and end dates:

    Now - July 16, 2016
  • Duration:

    Less than 3 months
  • Time commitment:

    A lot (10+ hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Afternoons Evenings
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays Weekends
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule

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