The Events Coordinator ensures the Science Center’s event-space and Quorum programming is well scheduled, planned and executed. This position is engaged in marketing and event planning/management activities that are intended to enhance Quoroum’s image as the go-to meeting and event location in Greater Philadelphia. Reporting to the Quorum Program Manager, the Events Coordinator researches and works with potential clients, creates promotional materials in conjunction with the marketing department, and prepares and presents bids for meetings and conferences to potential clients. Tasks include: scheduling a variety of internal and external events; drafting contracts for Quorum clients; coordinating details of recurring and special events; acting as the point of contact with external clients; and coordinating on-site execution of internal programs in the Quorum space.
The Events Coordinator must be able to work early morning and evening events on an as needed basis, and be able to operate under minimal supervision.
The Events Coordinator is a key member of the Marketing/Communications and Community Engagement team and as such has internal contacts with the Marketing Team, the entire administrative staff and external contact with event planners, Quorum clients and Innovation Plaza clients and partners, as well as funders and potential funders, business partners, and the community. This position has access to sensitive UCSC, and some start-up company information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism. This position has regular contact with industry partners, local government officials, and members of the community and is expected to represent UCSC in a professional manner.
The Events Coordinator- will report to the Quorum Program Manager and will participate in department/company activities as necessary.
The successful candidate will 1-2 years of experience in a program development, marketing, communications, client relations, or community engagement role, preferably for a non-profit organization. Direct experience with assisting with the planning of special events is required.
BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.
The Science Center offers a comprehensive employee benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, Life Insurance and 403(b) with a significant company match.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
The Science Center is a mission-driven nonprofit organization that helps innovators and entrepreneurs bring world-changing technologies to market. We provide innovators, entrepreneurs and companies at any stage of the business lifecycle with support and access to resources, programming, capital, and space – helping move innovation from idea to IPO, and beyond.
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