Event Planning Specialist (training & development)


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Whova is an event management software company. We are hiring a full-time Conference / Event Planning Specialist who will be responsible for training employees to understand event planners’ perspectives and closely work with the marketing (and other) departments to help develop content to engage event organizers and products that make event organizers’ jobs easier. This position requires 2-3 years of conferences or association event planning experience and commuting to the office in San Diego.

Whova revolutionizes event engagement and attendee networking by providing the Whova mobile app and event management software for conferences and trade shows globally every day. Whova is a fast-growing software company with brand-name customers, including US-Bank, Stanford, L’Oreal, Hilton, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, IKEA, TEDx, etc.

We are proud to receive the San Diego Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in San Diego award 5 years in a row. We also won the Fastest-Growing Private Companies award 3 years in a row.

How You will Make an Impact

  • Work with the marketing team to develop blogs, articles, newsletters, web content, product brochures and marketing videos that will attract event organizers’ attention and generate sales leads
  • Develop employee training programs to help them understand event organizers’ needs and perspectives and execute and further improve the programs
  • Work on certain projects with the leadership and related departments (e.g. marketing, product, and sales teams) to provide your insights and take an active role to do research, communicate with external people, create necessary materials or reports, and contribute to the projects
  • Occasionally help with company exhibitions at an expo, or related projects
  • Perform additional duties and assignments that help ensure a smooth and efficient business process

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of conferences or association event planning experience is required
  • Organized, detail-oriented, self-disciplined, and self-learning
  • Strong communication skills and marketing experience
  • Business acumen and the ability to professionally interact with people inside and outside the company
  • Strong work ethic with a high desire to accomplish assigned objectives successfully
  • Initiative, collaborative, and proactive. Willing to work hard and take feedback
  • Discreet and professional demeanor
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced office environment with well-honed time-management skills

What You will Gain

  • Annual salary ($45K-$60K, based on experience in conferences, expos, corporate or association event planning, event consulting, marketing, and talent training and development)
  • Health insurance, HSA, 401(K), paid sick and vacation leave
  • Various experiences in business operations in a fast-growing software company
  • Fast-growing career potential
  • Fun, upbeat, and collaborative office environment
  • Two company-provided lunches each week
  • Working from home every Friday
How to Apply: Please submit your resume and describing qualifications in detail (hr-jobs@whova.com)

How to Apply?

Send your resume to hr-jobs@whova.com, we'll be in touch with you soon.

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