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Events Specialist
Posted on 4/21/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • You build bridges between people and teams
  • You are creative and imaginative, yet methodical and analytical
  • You always maintain a calm sense of urgency
  • You are an event planner at heart, and also a social leader who can listen, learn, and bring out the best in those around you
  • You build energy and enthusiasm through highly effective communication
  • You are able to travel to host events (contingent on public health guidelines)
  • 5+ years of experience with strategic event planning
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to project manage and quickly reprioritize
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Experience in rooming list and complex transportation management
  • Experience working with outside vendors
  • Comfortable operating in fluid and open-ended problem spaces
  • Skilled at turning creative visions into reality
  • Experience working on cross-functional projects with many collaborators
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed as well as flexibility with time zones
  • Plan and execute high-touch in-person and virtual team events, including team retreats, company-wide outings and trips, and impromptu community-building events
  • Build enthusiasm for events through various communication tools, including email and Slack
  • Write engaging and concise email communications to broad and diverse audiences
  • Find opportunities to bring small parts of our culture to life through experiences
Hudson River Trading

501-1,000 employees

Multi-asset class quantitative trading firm
Company Overview
Hudson River Trading's mission is to bring a scientific and technological approach to financial trading.
  • Dental, Vision, Disability, Health, Life, and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Free lunch or snacks
  • Gym membership
Company Values
  • Automation & Efficiency - We are disciples of automation and efficiency trading millions of times a day in markets around the globe. At its core, HRT is a small tech company with a big footprint
  • Code of Ethics - Our internal code of ethics far exceeds the expectations of the regulatory environment in which we operate. We are conscientious market participants advocating for fair and transparent markets for everyone. This philosophy influences every aspect of our research
  • Make it Better - Both as individuals and as a company we are tenacious. We are insatiable innovators looking to improve every aspect of our business. We don’t settle until we make it better
  • Collaboration - Collaboration sets HRT apart within our industry. We count among us many brilliant minds, but we’ve learned that the best ideas are born in a shared research and development environment
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - At HRT, we celebrate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Our culture is a reflection of the individuals, across race, gender identity and expression, age, religion and worship practices, education status, nationality, and identity, who bring their varied perspectives to work
  • Togetherness - HRT is a community of friends and colleagues. Whether we are sharing a meal or competing over a game of ping pong, HRT embraces a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office