Solution Tree delivers comprehensive professional development to schools and districts around the world. We empower K–12 educators to raise student achievement through a wide range of services and products including educator conferences, customized district solutions for long-term professional development, books, videos, and online courses. When you join Solution Tree, you join a highly regarded team that is dedicated to providing quality and excellence in professional development. Guided by our mission, vision, and values, our team is united under one goal – to transform education worldwide to ensure learning for all. If you have the passion and skill to help further Solution Tree’s mission, we want to hear from you.
- Innovative, team-oriented environment
- Working with leading voices and rising stars in staff development
- A compensation package that includes competitive pay and benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, 401k, paid time off, and more.
- Doing work that matters
Solution Tree, a growing K–12 educational publishing and services company, seeks an event manager who will be responsible for the detailed preparation and organization of assigned conferences. They work closely with other departments within the company as well as many outside vendors to provide top-quality conferences for educators. Candidates should have knowledge of room setups, audiovisual, catering & hotel contracts.
Summary of Essential Job Functions:
- Detailed logistical planning and strong organizational skills
- Communication with conference venues, various service providers, presenters, and attendees
- Contract negotiations
- Long term management of several projects simultaneously
- Strong attention to details
- Thorough understanding of event budgets using excel
- Ability to manage a team of on-site staff
- Strong Communication Skills
- Customer focus
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This job requires the ability to lift 50 lbs and potentially be on feet for multiple hours.
Travel: 50% of the time.
Level of Education: BA
Years of Experience: (1-2 years preferred)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Solution Tree is committed to the health and safety of its employees and the customers we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and onboarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources team will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage of the recruiting process, including if this role will require the selected candidate to be vaccinated.
Solution Tree is an Affirmative Action - Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.