Events and Operations Coordinator

Consortium for Energy Efficiency Published: April 22, 2019
Location
MIddleton, MA
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Admin/ Gen Mgmt /

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Description

Located in the greater Boston area, Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) is an award-winning consortium of efficiency program administrators from the United States and Canada that unifies program approaches across jurisdictions to increase impact in fragmented markets. ~

By joining forces at CEE, individual electric and gas efficiency programs are able to partner not only with each other, but also with other industries, trade associations, and government agencies. Working together, administrators leverage the effect of their ratepayer funding, exchange information on successful practices and, by doing so, achieve greater energy efficiency for the public good. For more information, see our website.

Office Location:

The CEE Office is located at the Ferncroft Corporate Center, 35 Village Rd, Middleton MA. This facility offers many amenities including a full-service cafeteria and a fitness center and is convenient to I-95, Rt. 1, and Rt. 128.

Position Overview

Events & Operation Coordinator

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) is seeking a high-energy Events and Operations Coordinator to oversee the entire life cycle of the organization’s external and internal events. CEE’s three annual high-profile external events serve the needs of the organization by enabling collaboration and networking among electric and natural gas utilities, environmental advocates, national laboratories, federal government agencies, and companies developing high efficiency products and services.

The Events and Operations Coordinator will be responsible for all stages of planning, onsite execution, and follow up that enables the organization to meet the goals set for in-person meetings. The Events and Operations Coordinator will also provide administrative support to develop strategic agendas for these events. Internal events supported by this position include trainings, retreats, and staff meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all logistics to execute seamless meetings, including food and beverage menus, event space setups, audio visual specifications, social events, delegation of staff responsibilities, development of print materials, shipping of all materials, room blocks, and onsite coordination with hotel event staff.
  • Perform all tasks related to the sourcing of CEE event locations, including RFP preparation, hotel bid comparison, risk analysis, and facilitating contract negotiation.
  • Coordinate topic development, timelines, copyedit, and publish final event agendas in cooperation with the Deputy Director.
  • Establish timelines, create content, manage lists and monitor results for event marketing campaigns in cooperation with the Manager of Strategic Communications.
  • Build and manage all pages hosted in CEE’s member-only extranet to communicate necessary event information and facilitate registration.
  • Provide regular reports to keep staff informed of registration trends, the success of promotional campaigns, and attendee survey responses.
  • Work with the Director of Finance and Administration to execute events on-budget. Review, reconcile, and process invoices following each event.
  • Coordinate logistics and agendas for internal events, including all-staff meetings, weekly managers meetings, and staff retreats.
  • Support internal CRM, marketing, and CMS IT solutions.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned, including note taking and responding to external inquiries.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree.
  • Two years experience managing corporate events; experience managing events in an association or non-profit setting is a plus.
  • Strong project management, organization, and time management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities as meeting deliverables evolve.
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities, including the ability to simultaneously address the needs of multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong people skills, service orientation, and the capacity to delegate and manage event deliverables across teams.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Acrobat, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Aptitude or experience with building and managing web content.
  • Willingness to travel for at least three domestic meetings per year.
  • Experience with integrated CRM, Marketing and CMS solutions a plus.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
  • CEE offers a competitive benefits package.

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to email your application materials to Lisa Tran at ltran@cee1.org.
  • Be sure to note the location you found this posting, as well as including the job title and your name in the subject line; for example, “John Smith—Program Manager, Residential Sector”.
  • Complete applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Please submit the following:
    • Resume
    • Cover letter demonstrating your interest in the position, qualifications, and relevant work experience

You must be eligible to work in the United States independent of company sponsorship. CEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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