Do you believe in LGBT equality? Would you like to work with a dynamic team of coworkers? Are you interested in a career where you can make a difference?
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the pre-eminent non-profit organization dedicated to winning global workplace equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Out & Equal has an excellent opportunity for an events professional in our San Francisco, CA office to build the largest LGBT professional event in the world. This position will focus on the full suite of Out & Equal events including the Workplace Summit, Executive Forum, Global Forums and Equality Institutes. This position reports to the Sr. Events Manager.
Out & Equal has an excellent opportunity for a top-notch events professional in our San Francisco, CA office to build the largest LGBT professional event in the world. This position works closely with Fortune 500 companies to fulfill on their sponsorship benefits and create special, VIP experiences for attendees. The ideal candidate will be creative, bright, energetic, and detail oriented.
- Manage and execute Exhibit Hall at our annual Workplace Summit
- Manage and execute “Outie Awards” at our annual Workplace Summit
- Manage and execute “Night Out” at our annual Workplace Summit
- Manage and execute ICW (In Connection With) meetings at annual Workplace
- Manage VIP experiences (Board Meet & Greet, VIP Reception, special experiences)
- Non-Summit: Support annual “Momentum” event and Global Forums
- Social and cultural competence: ability to work with many different people and personalities from diverse backgrounds with ease
- Highly organized: ability to successfully manage many projects with multiple moving parts: multi-tasking is key
- Teamwork: ability to work effectively with colleagues and volunteers, yet able to take the projects on with minimal supervision
- Tech-Savvy: comfort with online platforms
- Smart and interesting: ability to catch on to ideas quickly and run with them in interesting directions
- Fast-paced: readiness to keep up with a fast pace without loss of accuracy in the details
- Professional: knowledge of how to act in a professional setting that sets the tone for others
- Committed: passion for the mission of Out & Equal
- Education: BA or BS degree
- Excellent reliability in meeting deadlines
- Ability to use initiative effectively and appropriately: working in a hands-on environment with limited resources
- Computer literacy
- A strong commitment to equality for members of the LGBT community
- Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
- Excellent written and communication skills
- Self-starter; able to work independently, and as part of a team
- Experience with or understanding of corporate workplaces and cultures
- Knowledge of, comfort with, and interest in creating fair and equitable workplaces for LGBT people.
$55,000 – $62,500 depending on experience.
Benefits include 3 weeks paid vacation and 6 personal/discretionary days, a comprehensive employer-paid health and welfare program, commuter discount program, life insurance, and 401(k). Details of each program, including waiting periods and eligibility criteria, are available for review.
This is an FTE Position, will start as soon as possible, will be located in our San Francisco office and will report to the Sr. Events Manager.
Join Out & Equal’s dedicated team of employees who believe in our organization’s mission of encouraging everyone to bring their best self to work every day. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds, ethnicities and gender identities to apply.
Interested candidates please send resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to [email protected]. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. If your skills and experience are a good match for this position, we will contact you for an interview. No phone calls please.
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristic, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.