Events Manager

The following is a job opening for PBS MediaShift. To apply for the position, please email us at mediashift [at] pbs [dot] org. Please read the job description carefully and fulfill all the requirements clearly in your email to us.

Events Manager

MediaShift is looking for an Events Manager who will help us with logistics for upcoming events, including networking mixers, Collab/Space workshops and weekend Hackathons. These events will take place around the U.S. (and London), but the Events Manager will mainly do work remotely and help us find local event managers to work on-site at events. The work will include collaborating successfully with the MediaShift team, partners and locals to find venues, catering, volunteers and other logistical details. This is a contract job that you can do from your own home or office.

Hours: About 40 hours per month (varies depending on timing of events).

Job Requirements

> 2 years of experience managing events.
> Excellent self-starter and good at juggling various responsibilities.
> Detail-oriented personality who hits deadlines.
> Knowledge of MediaShift events, and/or similar technology or media events.
> Experience working remotely and with diverse teams.

Please send us a message with the following information in three paragraphs or less:

> Your experience working on events.
> Why you are uniquely qualified for this job.
> 3 ideas for events MediaShift could produce in 2015.
> Links to any past events you have managed.
> Detail your current work situation. This job is best for a freelancer.

Include a link to your resume or CV, and three references.


$600 per month.

Deadline to apply: December 1, 2014

Target start date: December 8, 2014

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