Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator

mHUB is looking for a passionate self-starter to fill the role of Event Coordinator, which aids in the execution of all event related activities. The Event Coordinator position is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Marketing. The role offers an opportunity to have a seat at the table in setting the trajectory for the brand of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing physical product innovation center.  


Description of Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Event Coordinator consist of the following:

  • Manage and own all mHUB brand events including the annual Product Showcase & Demo Day, Industry Disruptor series, and community-focused events.
  • Evaluate 3rd party events, ensuring alignment with mHUB brand mission.
  • Secure $200,000+ in event revenue annually and serve as main contact and organizer of for all external events in the space.
  • Design and produce the best quality events, with attention to the details, ensuring a flawless experience for event participants, sponsors, vendor partners and volunteers.
  • Develop long-term strategy that demonstrates continued evolution of key events.
  • Maintain strong internal and external communications with all event stakeholders.
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of large events, handling all planning and logistics.
  • Manage and recruit staff, crew, volunteers, and vendors at events.
  • Own event-focused marketing, in conjunction with the larger marketing team, including campaigns, collateral, email, social, and other channels.
  • Develop emergency plans for events.
  • Help with the development of new event concepts.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive vendor list for events, managing relationships with all preferred caterers, producers, etc.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients and vendors.


Qualifications

Candidates interested in applying should meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of event production experience.
  • College degree required.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks conforming to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines.
  • Apply analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues.
  • A high degree of responsibility, initiative, and professionalism.
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds.

 

Salary and Duration

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package.


If Interested

To apply submit the following items:

  • Cover letter.
  • List of 3-5 professional references with contact information.
  • Salary requirements.

Applications can be submitted by email to info@mhubchicago.com by May 20th.

 

Position Open Immediately.

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