Job Description – Contract Virtual Events Coordinator

Join our game-changing team as an experienced Contract Virtual Event Coordinator to help us manage virtual events on behalf of our food and nutrition industry clients. The ideal candidate is passionate, creative, and detail-oriented, and dedicated to providing superb client service at every turn. This role requires expertise in digital conference and event planning and working knowledge of multiple technology platforms. The best fit for our company is someone who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can manage the daily details while simultaneously maintaining big-picture thinking. This position is estimated to be an average of 20-35 hours per week, with fluctuation based on event deadlines. Candidate must be eligible to work in the US.

Eat Well Global is a highly specialized consulting company on a mission to empower global change agents in food and nutrition. As a certified B Corporation, we operate as a socially and environmentally conscious agency that partners with clients to navigate the global food and nutrition landscape and move the needle on their most pressing issues.

What you will be doing

  • Manage all aspects of virtual event planning, before during and after event, meeting strict deadlines and operating within budget constraints
  • Nurture and build relationships with vendors and other industry contacts to develop and execute creative and logistical aspects of all events
  • Stay current, and often ahead of the curve, on event planning, design, and production trends, proactively identifying opportunities and solving operational challenges
  • Train speakers for upcoming events on interfacing with event technology and optimizing presentation style for remote events
  • Coordinate with internal staff, clients, vendors, and others to determine and fulfill needs for events and serve as virtual event liaison with clients and client teams
  • Research resources and lead pre-event meetings when necessary to help staff make decisions about event design and features
  • Video and audio editing experience preferred
  • Troubleshoot and handle any issues that arise during live events

The experience that will contribute to your success

  • 4+ year of proven success as an event planner or coordinator required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in maintaining and building enriching business relationships
  • Proven technical and logistical expertise in the management, planning and execution of live virtual events
  • Proficiency in multiple virtual event platforms, including Zoom
  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking, time management, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Foundation in customer service basics: a reassuring, unflappable attitude will take you far!
  • Ability to handle pressure and make split-second decisions
  • Experience in the tech/software industry and/or marketing/public relations preferred
  • Dedicated, professional remote working environment with strong and reliable internet connectivity

To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Alex Pradier at alex@eatwellglobal.com.

 

About Eat Well Global

Eat Well Global is a highly specialized, consulting company with a mission to empower global change agents in food and nutrition through 360-degree insights, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement. Led and run by registered dietitian nutritionists, Eat Well Global understands the science behind the trends and works with key opinion leaders to engage their core audiences and positively impact consumer behavior. With clients ranging from multinational food manufacturers to technology, pharmaceutical, and agricultural companies, to leading commodity boards and global NGOs, Eat Well Global represents change agents working across the food system. Eat Well Global is a Certified B Corporation, a certified women-owned business (WBENC) and is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within our company, our industry and our communities. Eat Well Global operates virtually with leads in New York, Washington DC, Dublin and Amsterdam and partners with other nutrition experts around the globe through the Global Alliance for Health & Nutrition Communications (GA4HNC).