Overview

Teaching kids to think critically and communicate effectively has never been more important, and NoRedInk helps students become better writers in more than 60% of middle and high schools in the U.S. We’re looking for a talented Events Manager who will spearhead NoRedInk’s event marketing strategy, including but not limited to: trade show planning and attendance, securing speaking opportunities, representing NoRedInk at industry events, and implementing customer and user events large and small.In this role, you will:

  • Identify and prioritize national events for NoRedInk to lead and/or participate in based on their likelihood to drive new business opportunities
  • Lead, direct, and motivate cross-functional team members and vendors to effectively execute participation in trade shows, meetings, and events
  • Schedule and lead regular trade show and event planning meetings in collaboration with Marketing and Sales leadership
  • Lead booth design efforts according to marketing and sales strategy, budget, and brand guidelines
  • Create and manage support staffing plans for trade shows and ancillary events when needed
  • Track and process accounting to ensure accuracy of invoices and timely payment processing
  • Negotiate pricing and contracts with vendors
  • Provide regular status communications to stakeholders in collaboration with the Marketing team
  • Manage housing at events as needed
  • Consolidate, coordinate, and process inventory and equipment requests
  • Lead and formalize post-event debriefs
  • Utilize standard digital tools to manage trade shows and communications
  • Monitor competitors and industry for trends and shifts in the market
  • As part of the Marketing department, assist with product launches and other marketing activities in conjunction with the trade show program

About You:

  • Four-year college degree or relevant experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in complex national trade show and event coordination
  • Must show demonstrated success managing non-reporting cross-functional teams
  • Must be able to work independently and take initiative in problem-solving and decision-making
  • Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to prioritize and handle a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Willing to travel 25% of the time to events across the U.S.

What NoRedInk Offers:

  • A competitive salary and equity package in a high-growth, well-funded startup with massive traction
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental benefits (U.S. Only)
  • A remote-first culture that allows for flexible hours (We were big on remote before COVID!)
  • A relaxed and flexible PTO policy and paid parental leave
  • 401(k) (U.S. Only)
  • LinkedIn Learning subscription with unlimited access to thousands of expert-led online courses
  • Team retreats and events to connect with fun, talented coworkers
  • Consistent modeling of our company’s core values
  • The ability to help millions of students and teachers and address a critical societal need

About NoRedInk:NoRedInk helps students in over 60% of US school districts become better writers. Our deeply engaging, adaptive curriculum personalizes exercises to kids’ interests, guides them through the writing process with instructional support, and boosts their skills through targeted practice. Students have completed over 10 billion exercises on our site, and our mission is to help all students harness the power of the written word.

Check out our press page, including our 2-minute pitch on NBC and articles in The Washington PostWall Street Journal, and Forbes.
NoRedInk is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce.
*Note: Agencies or other third-party recruiters may not submit unsolicited candidate resumes or their information to any NoRedInk employee, including a NoRedInk Recruiter, unless a contract is signed and you are given permission by the Talent Acquisition team to work on a job opening.