Event Manager (filled)

Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

Part Time

Who we are

Help forge new paths in the innovative education space to make a difference in developing a diverse STEAM workforce. As a growing non-profit start-up organization, the STEM·E Youth Career Development Program is finding new ways to increase access and exposure to STEM and Entrepreneurship education. Through hands-on, business and career experiences, STEM·E instills critical-thinking and profession skills to ensure the future success of our students. For the builder and doer in the education space, STEM·E is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact in the world.

Our Core Values

We employ compassion to drive impact and fulfill our mission to globally educate youth through integrated STEM and entrepreneurship education. With knowledge, innovation, and creativity, STEM·E strives to provide high-quality education to diverse communities, instilling equality and equity in the education space to support our vision of molding a diverse workforce.

About the Role

The Event Manager role is an opportunity to develop innovative educational experiences that drive access, exposure, and education within the STEAM and entrepreneurship professional space. In collaboration with key leadership, the Event Manager will strategize, plan, and manage Houston-based STEAM and entrepreneurship workshops and events to drive impact in underserved communities. You will fulfill a critical role in driving our organization’s mission and vision while making a measurable difference for local students.

Role Responsibilities

  • Strategize and work collaboratively with the Executive Director and event coordinator interns to develop, plan and manage STEM, entrepreneurship, and business events (workshops, bootcamps, classes)

  • Develop and implement workshop activities, curriculum, hands-on experiences, and speaking engagements, providing event participants with an educational, rewarding experience

  • Guide and advise interning event coordinators throughout the event planning process

  • Capture event success metrics to analyze event impact and participant satisfaction, to improve future events

Critical Success Factors

  • Self-sufficient, Energetic Doer – take initiative in researching, developing, and managing educational and fun events for students; approach problem-solving with a strategic and acute viewpoint to independently drive to solution

  • Methodical, Detail-Oriented Planner – utilize advanced planning skills and tools to organize and manage events, ensuring success

  • Strategic Thinker – approach work with an innovative mindset, bringing forward and testing new ideas that drive impact within the education space

  • Patient, Service-Oriented Leader & Coach – work compassionately with new students and interns in the field to transfer knowledge and drive learning

Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred, not required

  • 1+ years of event planning experience

  • 1+ years of STEAM education experience

Our Offer

Joining STEM·E means taking charge of making an impact within your community. As an associate, you will help build the world you wish to see by developing and implementing educational and professional solutions that make a difference. We welcome all individuals from all walks of life and experiences, as we help advance your skills with guidance from dedicated, experienced, and compassionate leaders.

If you are driven to change the world, we want to support you in this journey, together!