Event Specialist

Non-Profit Bethlehem, Pennsylvania


If you’re a tech-savvy individual who thrives on event and program logistics with a knack for project management, read on! We here at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) are seeking a remote Events Specialist to collaborate with internal teams, vendors, and members to provide logistical support in the execution of virtual conferences and programs.
Here, you’ll get to add enormous value to our association and the many members we have across the country that positively impact outcomes for millions of college students, graduates, and employers!
What you’ll do
As our Events Specialist, you’ll use your logistical expertise to oversee NACE’s virtual annual conference and expo along with other signature virtual programs. As a driver of virtual events, you’ll work with cross-functional teams in managing the registration process, sponsorship fulfillment, and digital event technology. Day to day, you’ll:
  • Create and manage project plans, schedule of events, planning process, and logistics for virtual meetings & events
  • Manage the process and implementation of our mobile app for in-person and virtual meetings & events
  • Provide support for webinar production, including scheduling, technical run-through, and speaker management
  • Manage the distribution of virtual event pre- and post-materials
  • Oversee virtual conference and program evaluations, data, and post-event reporting
  • Coordinate with Marketing to develop Sponsor Prospectus, sponsor, exhibitor, and attendee newsletters, advertisements, and other communications
  • Work with Business Development to plan for and identify branding & advertising opportunities, oversee fulfillment agreements, and sponsor & advertiser requirements for virtual events
What you need to thrive in this role
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, education, business, non-profit management, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in virtual event planning, technology, and project management, preferably at an association or non-profit.
  • Digital Events Strategist (DES), Certified Exhibits Manager (CEM), Certified Association Executive (CAE), and/or Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certifications preferred.
  • Advanced PC proficiency, including Microsoft Office, social networking sites, survey-writing packages, with knowledge of Zoom events and webinars, LMS, and CRM systems preferred.
  • An open mind that looks to continually improve, willing to share new ideas
  • Adaptable and ready to tackle the challenges that come with event planning and project management
  • This role is fully remote. You’ll have the ability to work from almost anywhere, though preference will be given to those in the Eastern or Central time zones.
About us
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) empowers and connects the community of professionals who support, develop, and employ the college-educated workforce. We are a professional association that represents organizations and individuals that work in career services on college campuses and recruiters that hire new college graduates. Together, we are bridging college to work and driving towards a career-ready workforce with equitable employment outcomes for all. Our team is highly collaborative, responsive, and cohesive. We have worked hard on our culture to ensure that everyone’s work is meaningful and appreciated.
What we offer you
NACE employees receive a competitive salary and enjoy a work environment that values collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Additionally, employees receive an extremely robust benefits package, including:   
  • Competitive salary in the range of $58,000 - $62,000/year
  • Generous paid time off and vacation time 
  • Paid holidays –these include MLK Jr. Day, Juneteenth, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s
  • 401(k) plan  
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision plan (no premium for employee-only coverage and extremely reasonable rates for family coverage)   
  • Company provided short-term and long-term disability   
  • Company provided life insurance equal to two times annual salary
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Thank you for considering us as a potential employer! 
As the voice of professionals focused on the development and employment of the college-educated, it is critical for NACE to be explicit in the expression of our collective drive toward these ideals. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to that by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place and we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.