Part Time Event Planning Coordinator

Cambridge, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #56145 |
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Our client is one of the most recognizable organizations in the US and they are looking for a part-time event coordinator to join their team!


  • Develop rigorous project plans to drive effective event planning and meet deadlines;
  • Coordinate event logistics, including venues, catering, publicity and outreach, speaker logistics, finances, etc.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and vendors on behalf of event team;
  • Provide administrative and creative support for OFS programs and projects, as needed;
  • Participate as a member of the OFS team, generally contributing to the mission of the organization;
  • Delegate event planning tasks to 1-2 interns.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience planning and executing events of different sizes/formats and for diverse audiences.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proven ability to manage projects from inception through completion, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong relationship-building, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Creative mindset with a proactive, problem-solving, positive attitude and adaptability to deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Experience working in higher education/universities and with faculty/students is preferred.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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