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Events Specialist



Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it’s important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 140 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:
As an Events Specialist at ApplyBoard, we’ll look to you to bring energy and creativity to your career every day as you help develop and implement the event strategies that inform, educate and engage our coworkers, and partners across the globe. A key member of our talented Growth Marketing team, you’ll assist in planning and executing a range of global sales, branding, thought leadership, and community events, in-person and online. Assist with and actively manage the layout and execution of live and on demand webinar programs as well as virtual events.

What you’ll be doing everyday:

  • Work closely with the Senior Manager, Events & Webinars as well the Growth Marketing team to implement ApplyBoard’s global events including sales, branding, thought leadership, training, and community events including planning, execution, and post event cycles.

  • Assist in planning, coordinating and executing all webinars programs & initiatives.

  • Work with the internal marketing and communications teams to assist with the creation of the graphic concepts for booths/banners, advertisements, event invitations, both in print and evites, and any required handouts

  • Assist in conducting market research, competitor analysis, and support in creating event plans and tactics to produce top-notch events that help in lead generation and build engagement with the target audience

  • Assist in event specific content creation, communications, and materials for pre-event, execution, and post-event stages including emails, social media campaigns, videos, presentations, handouts, booths, signage, etc.

  • Oversee event experiences from conception through post-event, managing on-site preparations, production, and event breakdown, ensuring consistent, high-level service throughout all phases

  • Build and maintain company wide events calendar

  • Maintain and build a comprehensive database of industry contacts, vendors, and venues

  • Assist in providing detailed reporting on events results to senior leadership

  • Attend events and be onsite (once safe to do so) as required

  • Other tasks as assigned

What you bring to the table:

  • A college diploma or university degree in marketing, events, business, or another related field

  • 3+ years of experience executing events at a fast-paced technology company

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of event management principles, methods and techniques.

  • Experience working with vendors and contract negotiation

  • Experience working with senior professionals in a fast paced environment often with tight deadlines

  • A can-do attitude with a willingness to jump in and help team members as needed to achieve desired results

  • Ability to work outside of regular 9:00 - 5:30 PM hours and occasional weekends as required

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,750 institutions across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Ireland. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and with an additional operational office in Gurugram, India, ApplyBoard has helped more than 600,000 students from over 150 countries fulfill their study abroad dreams since 2015.

In 2022, Deloitte named ApplyBoard one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada for the fourth consecutive year, ranking #30 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and #170 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. ApplyBoard ranked on LinkedIn’s 2022 Top Startups List in Canada in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and was recognized as CIX’s Innovator of the Year 2022 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Ontario Winner. In 2023, ApplyBoard India was Great Place to Work® Institute (India) certified for outstanding employee experience and workplace culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining ApplyBoard on our mission to Educate the World. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

ApplyBoard welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.