Post Date: 12/06/2018
Close Date: 01/10/2019
Location: Portland, OR, United States preferred, but remote applicants will be considered based on ability, not location. Candidates must have a minimum 3 hours overlap in standard US working hours.
Overview: The Drupal Association serves one of the largest global open source communities - Drupal has pioneered open source for 17 years. We serve a diverse community - including coders, site builders, content editors, business people, themers, agency owners and more. Join our incredible, mission-driven team and make an important impact by helping create the largest Drupal gathering in the world, DrupalCon.
As the DrupalCon Coordinator, you will be an integral part of a dynamic and talented events team of staff and volunteers who serve our large and vibrant open source community. The ideal candidate is an adept project coordinator that is detailed-oriented, customer-service minded, and passionate about serving our community. This role will be our point person for communications to many key stakeholders including speakers and volunteers.
What you’ll be doing:
-Project Management of multiple tracks of conference programming for the flagship event, DrupalCon
-Coordinate conference communications with speakers, trainers, and scholarship recipients
-Assist with writing, editing and coordinating copy for website, communications, and collateral
-Create web pages, monitor and post content on the event website
-Generate reports, track, and analyze event data to help the team track sales and manage event logistics
On-site event execution - managing concurrent session speaker set-ups, acting as on-site contact, host programmatic social events
Provide administrative support with other Drupal Association events
Tools we use:
Projects are managed through Google Apps (Mail, Docs, Sheets, Slides), TeamGantt (we can teach you this)
Communication tools like Slack and Zoom (for video calls)
Comfort with the following are key:
-Working with a global, multi-cultural community
-Working in a distributed team environment. Self-motivated in a home office environment. If you’re in Portland, we also like to get together for team working lunches every once in a while.
-Creating a robust program that serves multiple stakeholders with differing needs, opinions, and skill levels
-Multi-tasking across personas, tracks, and conference programs
-Travel to Drupal events
-Care about the people you work with and the communities you serve
This position is a full time, exempt position reporting to the Events Manager.
Salary range of $40,000 - $50,000
Medical, Dental, Vision and other options through our cafeteria pre tax plan
24 days of vacation and sick leave along with various holidays
Working with a great worldwide team!
How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume. Applications are due no later than January 10th.
About the Drupal Association
The Drupal Association is an educational non-profit organization that tasks itself with fostering and supporting the Drupal software project, the community and its growth. Supported by both individual members and organizations, the Association uses its resources, network and funds to constantly engage in new projects and initiatives to help educate people about Drupal and support the growth of the Drupal project. The Drupal Association is committed to reflecting the diversity of the Drupal community and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Complete details: https://www.drupal.org/association/careers#op-296239-event-coordinator