Join the Gaggle Team!

Event Manager

Gaggle has been providing safe online learning products and solutions to the K-12 market since 1999. Our focus is, and always has been, on student safety so educators can have the confidence to allow learners to take advantage of current technology for communication, collaboration, and learning.

We are seeking a detail- and service-oriented individual who will bring immediate added value to our growing organization. This is an exciting opportunity to be heavily involved with coordinating conference and trade show travel, sponsorships, and logistics that support participation at Gaggle events.

Event Manager Responsibilities:

  • Conducts short- and long-term planning and management for events and sales.
  • Develops and recommends the budget, marketing plans, and objectives, managing within those approved plans.
  • Recommends, develops, and implements effective marketing plans for generating event revenues.
  • Evaluates each piece of event business to ensure business can be properly serviced.
  • Assembles creative and innovative event attractions based on internal capabilities or outsources to qualified vendors.
  • Administers all phases of the event function including, but not limited to, sales, planning, marketing, servicing, and administrative procedures.
  • Manages printing, storage, and dissemination of all sales collateral items.
  • Manages the coordination and shipping of booth materials to the Sales team.
  • Manages all details associated with Gaggle events including, but not limited to, hotel booking, reception booking and organization, company party planning, proposals for presentations, and event-associated advertising.
  • Audits current processes and makes recommendations for process improvements

Event Manager Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High energy
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a willingness to be scrappy and find new solutions
  • Effective in providing exceptional customer service
  • Ability to improve the bottom line
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong multitasking skills with the ability to manage simultaneous priorities and deadlines

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Strong multitasking skills with the ability to manage simultaneous priorities and deadlines
  • Event management degree or certification a plus
  • Knowledge of education trade shows and conferences a plus
  • Four or more years of event management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Drive Tools, and CRMs (e.g., Sugar or Salesforce)

Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by March 31, 2020. Please forward your resume and cover letter to Paget Hetherington at paget@gaggle.net.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Employee benefits include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, and participation in Gaggle's 401(k).

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability