Event Specialist

Boston, MA
Full Time
Entry Level

IANS is seeking an entry level Event Specialist to help organize and implement our events. The ideal candidate is a high-energy, outgoing professional with exceptional organizational skills.  Key traits include determination, eagerness to learn, and a heightened attention to detail.  This position is based in Boston, reporting to the Senior Director of Events.  This is a full-time position.

The Event Specialist will possess skills and work ethic aligned with IANS’ values of grit, results, initiative, passion, positivity, teamwork and creativity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist with event planning and implementation
  • Manage registration for Forum events
  • Aid attendees with their registration via email and telephone
  • On-site event set-up
  • Create and co-host monthly webinars
  • Generate Symposium landing pages, links and host virtual Symposiums
  • Prepare materials for onsite events
  • Prepare and manage event shipping
  • Enter post-event survey data
  • Create certificates of completion for all events
  • Submit CPE credits for each attendee for all events
  • Manage sales collateral and office supplies
  • Other duties as required

Candidate Profile and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Event experience via an internship or work experience is preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word; Creative Cloud experience is a plus
  • Process oriented and able to manage multiple projects independently
  • Strong team and collaborative orientation
  • Effective time management skills and a sense of urgency; able to work under pressure
  • Approximately 15% U.S. travel

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