About Chief:

Chief’s mission is to build the most powerful network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders. Our members are VP and C-level executives across every industry who are leading their companies today and building a more equitable tomorrow. Chief was recently recognized as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2021, and you can read more about us in Forbes or watch us on the Today Show.

Launched in early 2019, Chief is a Series A stage start-up backed by General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, Primary Ventures, and other top-tier investors. We’re headquartered in New York City, with membership open in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC. Our flagship locations are in NYC, LA, and Chicago.

About the Role:  

The Events Manager at Chief is an instrumental role as we continue to build and support our community of Chief members in San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., and future Chief cities that do not have clubhouses. You will ultimately be responsible for the planning, production, and execution of our Community social events. You will be responsible for producing multiple events per month and travel will be required for this role. This role will work closely with the community engagement events team to program to local community needs and will support those efforts. You will report to our Head of Events and will work closely with our events & programming team across the country.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the planning, production and onsite execution for Chief’s Community Socials in our Non-Clubhouse Cities (Currently: SF, BOS, DC, TBA: Future Cities)
  • Manage 2-5 Community events per month and will travel up to 2-4 times per month
  • Responsible for full scope of event coordination and on-site execution including, but not limited to the management, research, coordination, onboarding, payment, negotiation, etc. of Venues, A/V, Catering, Rentals, Photographers, Videographers, Talent Bookers, Talent, Event Staff, Programming 
  • Manage frequent stakeholder interactions, reporting, projects and nurture relationships with cross-functional teams including, but not limited to; Community, Programming, Membership, Member Engagement, Product 
  • Responsible for the development and execution of event related marketing materials in coordination with our production team, programming team, marketing team, and product team 
  • Partner closely with our community engagement events team to keep understand local member needs and to involve them in the overall programming of the events
  • Adheres to budget systems and guidelines for all events 
  • Actively create, adjust, and refine best practice documents for the team
  • Accurate and timely reporting of key metrics and results
  • Ensures compliance of local laws/restrictions for programming

What We're Looking For:

  • Minimum 4-6+ years of directly relevant experience in event production and event programming 
  • 1-3+ years experience or deep understanding of community programming is a plus
  • Deep understanding of and passion for Chief’s mission and existing community and the passion to help grow and further this as we grow
  • Experience in community based organizations and dealing with executives is a plus
  • Research, organizational skills and extraordinary relationship building skills
  • Willing to work flexible hours including early mornings and late evenings due to a busy events schedule 
  • You are no stranger to deep research spirals on Wikipedia, YouTube, podcasts, blogs, and more
  • Curious, with a pulse on culture, brands, and trends in events 
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, with strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Self-motivated, strategic creative worker with a drive for executional excellence
  • Creative thinker and problem solver—always looking beyond the available options when up against roadblocks
  • Strong communication skills and ability to cross-functionally collaborate to execute projects, including with those who may be remote
  • Work with a "no task too big, no task too small” attitude
  • You are never satisfied with the status quo, always thinking "how can we do this better?"
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional organization and demonstrate team leadership skills
  • Experience learning and navigating within a high-growth and fast paced environment
  • Able to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40lbs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite Products is a must
  • Knowledge of Zoom, Airtable, Slack, Salesforce, and Notion are a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree hospitality, tourism management, communications, or related industries are a plus but not required

Why You'll Want to Work Here:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Full medical, dental, and vision packages, 401(k)
  • Experience as an early member of a startup team with exciting early traction
  • Opportunity to work for a startup focused on driving real change for women in business
  • Opportunity to create and attend inspiring experiences and events with leaders of the industry
  • Location: Remote in SF

 

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