Editorial Events Assistant
TechTarget - Newton, MA

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TechTarget is looking for an Editorial Events Assistant who will be responsible for assisting with pre- and post-show work on editorially-focused conferences and seminars. The ideal candidate has a minimum of one years' experience working on live events and a strong interest in learning about the IT industry. He/she will work closely with the group's Director of Editorial Events to learn how to establish speaker relationships, develop content and oversee logistics, such as creating event proceedings, working with speakers on pre-show logistics and compiling post-event feedback for the media group. This person will travel toa couple of TechTarget editorial events to learn how to manage the editorial program and make sure it is executed seamlessly. The Editorial Events Assistant will frequently collaborate with other internal departments that contribute to TechTarget's editorial events business.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Copy editing session and speaker information, as well as editorial presentations;
  • Communicating event agenda updates at weekly operational meetings;
  • Providing updates for all event websites as needed;
  • Creating and managing seminar proceedings process, including setting and adhering to go-to-print deadlines;
  • Managing seminar proceedings expenses, including forecasting cost within allocated budget;
  • Compiling attendee survey data post-event and maintaining all feedback databases;
  • Overseeing speaker hotel and travel logistics; and
  • Assisting with pre-show work for events as needed
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
  • A minimum of one years' experience working in an events-related field;
  • Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with manager and other team members;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once;
  • Experience meeting tight deadlines and remaining calm under pressure;
  • Strong proofreading skills;
  • Willingness to travel on occasion (up to 20%);
  • Ability to work independently; and,
  • Great presentation and interpersonal skills
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