Event Program Specialist

The Channel Company | REMOTE

About Job

Are you a roll-up your sleeves and dive-in events professional? Do you love to travel and create meaningful connections with conference attendees, speakers and sponsors? The Channel Company is searching for a key contributor who will support our Event Directors in the creation and execution of exceptional conference content and event experiences.

Our ideal candidate has both the organizational chops to manage things behind the scenes and an outgoing personality to build rapport with Advisory Board members and senior executive clients. The Channel Company is searching for a key contributor who will support our Event Directors in the creation and execution of exceptional conference content and event experiences.

You will be responsible for:

  • Contribute to and create sustaining best practices in speaker and agenda management
  • Research, vet and recommend potential speakers
  • Maintain and build speaker database in SalesForce
  • Draft all speaker agreements & communications
  • Coordinate and participate in all speaker prep calls
  • Website agenda creation and management including bio collection and edits
  • Manage and file speaker invoices and presentations
  • Coordinate with AV Team for speaker and production needs and- serve as the onsite speaker coordinator at events
  • Build all event-related surveys
  • Update sponsorship trackers, keeping all team members aware of what has sold and what is forecasted to sell on a regular basis – alert stakeholders to any concerns on inventory availability, challenges or potential sell-outs
  • Work cross-team with all event department heads to orchestrate flawless events
  • Learn additional job functions and be able to back-up team members when needed
  • Research competitive events and share findings with department heads on a regular basis
  • Manage pre-event webinars as needed

We prefer you also have:

  • Working Knowledge of MS Office Suites
  • Salesforce and WorkFront Experience
  • Ability to travel 20%