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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Event Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Event Coordinator

  • Job Number: 23592

  • Functional Area: Event Planning

  • Department: OSATT-Corporate Relations

  • School Area: Office of Provost

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: schedule will vary according to event schedules

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    Job Description

EVENT COORDINATOR, Corporate Relations/Industrial Liaison Program (ILP), to coordinate the production of multiple on-campus events and regional events around the globe. Will work closely with the associate director, conferences and events and the broader team led by the communications director. Duties will include venue scouting, vendor selection and coordination, equipment logistics, room setup, and following best practices. Another central responsibility will be to use CVENT to create weekly event registration reports that will be distributed to the office at large.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; at least two years of experience in events planning or project/program management; experience organizing event logistics, collaborating with event sponsors and content developers, establishing and working with hard deadlines, negotiating with and selecting vendors, coordinating travel needs, and working with databases to create reports; excellent teamwork and communication skills; and a commitment to and eye for providing consistent high-quality work. Job #23592-61/5/24