Event Planner

Full-Time

About Data Science Dojo

We are on a mission to make data science accessible to everyone. We offer short-duration, data science bootcamps that have been attended globally by more than 2,600 professionals from nearly 400 leading companies across the world. Some of our clients come from companies like Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook. Our customers love us, and we are among the top rated data science programs on both Course Report and SkilledUp.

We are currently looking for an outgoing, self-motivated and proactive individual to manage our training events, which is the cornerstone of our business. As Event Planner for Data Science Dojo, you will be responsible for designing and delivering a delightful end-to-end customer experience. You will manage the whole process from the planning stage, right through to ensuring smooth running of the event itself, and the post-event evaluation. The role is very hands-on with very high impact and visibility.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct market and customer research, use the insights to design and deliver delightful service offerings.
  • Research markets, identify locations, cities, and venues which are convenient to our customers.
  • Identify and research alternative partner locations and venues, to deliver the service offerings, negotiate terms, agree service levels, and close deals.
  • Ensure events are held seamlessly; manage and oversee event logistics and financials (for example, timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, and budgets).
  • Proactively handle any issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day, e.g. organizing attendee packs, course material etc.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory, insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations.
  • Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on results.
  • Help customers register for events, consistently stay in contact with them to identify and fulfill their needs to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with marketing and sales to ensure that events are successful.

Ideal Applicants Have

  • Proven experience as an events planner or organizer
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Negotiation, and sales skills, ability to build productive business relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Passion to do well and delight customers
  • Startup mentality
  • Attention to detail
  • Ownership, always on attitude

Benefits

Our employees are our strength and we invest in our people. Full-time employees enjoy

  • Three weeks of PTO and sick days
  • Top-tier medical, dental, and vision coverage with various plans to choose from
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance

Office Perks

We work hard and play hard. Besides excellent benefits, we offer

  • Stocked fridge with beverages and snacks to keep you refreshed throughout the day
  • On-site gym with 24 hour access
  • Challenging and energetic environment while also kicking back with the team on morale events

Internships are paid positions for which you can also receive college credit. It is available immediately and asks for at least 20 hours a week commitment. However, full-time commitment is preferred.

Send us a cover letter in your application that explains why you’re interested in this role and what unique qualities you would bring to the table.

Data Science Dojo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.