Events Coordinator at The Ohio State University
Posting DateSeptember 27, 2016
Location of Position
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for planning, marketing, and executing all departmental events in order to create brand awareness for the Technology Commercialization Office and foster strategic relationships. Organizes event logistics such as audience, location, and agenda. Brainstorms ideas for new effective events, including weekly small local gatherings, as well as larger events throughout the year. Creates and tailors marketing initiatives to local entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and other strategic stakeholders. Utilizes various marketing techniques, such as email marketing and social media marketing, to effectively brand the Technology Commercialization Office and bring value to the university.
Required: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with events coordination and marketing. Ability to create and maintain social networks and strategic relationships. Strong verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail. Desired: Understanding of key local stakeholders.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.