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Events Coordinator
Cambridge, MA
Posted on 7/29/2022
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Personable and naturally enjoy helping others
  • Detail-oriented and organized with solid time management and project coordination skills
  • Able to see around corners and anticipate the needs of our clients
  • An excellent communicator and listener, both in writing and verbally
  • Knowledgeable about AV equipment and ready to develop expertise for new and emerging technologies
  • A connector, one who is eager to connect with others and make connections between others
  • Unflappable in busy situations - this role may require supporting multiple event hosts at once
  • Comfortable with uncertainty and last minute changes, while also being comfortable asking for help
  • Creative and enjoy brainstorming ways to build an engaged community and provide fun experiences
  • Experimental and resourceful, able to identify and offer suggestions to solve persistent problems and anticipate future challenges
  • Committed to work that you consider “mission” based. You will see your work as an opportunity to make a powerful contribution to a larger effort in the startup, technology, and innovation ecosystem
  • Able to work and excel in a self-directed and autonomous role. You may be staffing events when most other CIC staff members are assisting with other events or have gone home, and a supervisor will not be onsite after 5:00pm. We are looking for someone who thinks critically and is able to respond thoughtfully in the moment
  • Excited about the innovation and collaboration happening within Greater Boston's startup community, and eager to become a key member of it!
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 2-3 years of full-time professional experience, ideally in events or hospitality management
  • The availability to work as early as 10:00 am and as late as 8:00 pm, shifts will be eight hours long and would be set in advance as a default schedule. Your flexibility is required as the schedule may be adjusted with advanced notice based on clients' needs
  • Availability for and willingness to work on weekends
  • A natural interest in helping and supporting others
  • An interest in a long-term role; we are a growing company, and we like to hire people who can grow with us
  • Starting compensation is $54,000
  • 100% company-paid premium healthcare and dental benefits
  • 100% company-paid long- and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • 401k (must be 21+)
  • Three weeks of vacation (more with seniority) plus thirteen holidays from the start
  • Coordinating event details, logistics, and flow for event hosts and their guests, from the intake phase all the way through to execution, while managing tight deadlines and quick turnarounds.. This includes vetting requests for fit, creating and issuing quotes, collecting payments, approving Certificates of Insurance, and ensuring all event details are communicated in a timely, clear manner in line with CIC policies
  • Acting as an ambassador for the event host and attendees by being an active supporter during your client's events. This includes bringing an energetic approach to help support the host and confidently preempt and troubleshoot any issues that may arise
  • Setting up and troubleshooting audio/visual (AV) equipment used for events, livestream, podcast recording and hybrid event needs
  • Arranging event furniture to meet the needs of the event hosts and resetting the space after the event
  • Keeping event spaces in good working order, which includes keeping a well-provisioned, organized, and well-functioning stock of necessary supplies
  • Coordinating with building management, cleaning staff, and security to ensure spaces stay secure and clean
  • Engaging frequently with people in person, building relationships through conversation
  • Working alongside other Event team members to coordinate events for CIC members or staff, and contributing to projects which improve the client experience, training materials, or otherwise
  • Leveraging event team tools such as Tripleseat, Hubspot, Eventbrite, etc, to organize, promote, and collect metrics from events. In addition, we ask that you feel empowered to keep informed and seek out what's new or trending in the Events industry for ways to bring buzz around your events and make them more impactful
  • Other work as needed and informed based on worksite, client or community base, and Events leadership
Company Overview
CICC, a joint venture investment bank, provides investment banking, capital market, individual sales, and trading services to its clients.