OGC has a mission of making location information FAIR. With this in mind, we are seeking a dedicated, driven events manager to join our marketing team. This new position will work across lines of business with the OGC marketing director to ensure that the organization is managing, scheduling, and executing professional quality thought leadership and engaging conferences and workshops.
The events manager will be responsible for driving the OGC event schedule, social media accounts, and e-marketing tools leading from organizing and promoting an individual event all the way to providing the relevant attendee information to our management services team so they can provide desired follow ups through our customer relationship management platform.
The Events Manager is a full time remote position based in the United States, preferably in the Washington DC area. They will report to OGC’s Marketing Director. This position is open to those with an intermediate amount of events management experience including by not limited to trade shows, virtual events, and interactive conferences.
Maintaining an event schedule across the entire organization
Providing leadership in event management and execution
Coordinating both in-person and virtual event activities such as catering, registration, speaker information and ‘handling’, and promotional materials
Using digital media such as social, paid digital and print advertising
Identifying and delivering sponsorship opportunities per each event
Reporting on event attendance, attendee behavior, and post-event survey information
Minimum of five (4) years of experience in event execution, promotions and management
Minimum of (3) years of recent experience indicating proficiency with social media platforms
Competent Customer Relationship Management Software such as V-tiger or Salesforce
A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or another event-management related field
Additional Desired Skills:
Proficient with Microsoft office suite and meeting tools such as Google docs and calendar
Use of virtual meeting tools such as GoToWebinar, Remo, Zoom, etc.
Graphic design experience is encouraged for event banners and other essential items
Use of e-marketing tools like ConstantContact, Mailchimp, Hootsuite, etc.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Open Geospatial Consortium
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is a not for profit, international membership organization driven to make geospatial (location) information and services FAIR - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. OGC’s member-driven consensus process creates royalty free, publicly available geospatial Standards. Working at the cutting edge of information technology, OGC conducts a combination of in-person and virtual events for our diverse community of location experts. Learn more about the OGC on our website http://www.ogc.org