Part-Time Event Operations Coordinator

  • LendIt Fintech
  • New York City, NY, USA
  • May 11, 2021
Part-time Fintech - Other

Job Description

LendIt Fintech is hiring a part-time operations coordinator to support the conceptualization, planning and execution of its global in-person and virtual conferences, expos and networking events. This position will report to the Operations Director and be based in New York City.

The ideal candidate has 5+ years experience executing medium to large scale commercial events with hundreds to thousands of participants, and is extremely organized, detail oriented and accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment.

This opportunity is ideal for a seasoned events professional who loves to hustle but desires a flexible schedule. Moms looking to re-enter the workforce are strongly encouraged to apply.

About LendIt Fintech:
LendIt Fintech (www.lendit.com) is the world’s largest media company focused on financial technology. Our daily news coverage, weekly podcasts and fintech events raise the bar for the fintech industry and touch over 12,000 people spanning 50 countries around the world.

Day-to-day activities will include:

  • Data entry and inventory management
  • Sponsor & exhibitor relationship management and support
  • Organize facilities and manage all event details such as floor plans, AV, decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, etc
  • Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Manage supplier relations and ensure delivery of contracted services
  • Update event budgets
  • Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on event day

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Extreme comfort in Excel, Microsoft Word & PPT
  • Knowledge of Eventbrite, Jublia and Salesforce preferred
  • At least five years event planning and operations experience
  • At least two years of customer service experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Extremely organized
  • Be a team player
  • Be customer service focused
  • Authorized to work in the USA

Have what it takes to join the LendIt Fintech team? Complete the application form now.