PATTERN Seeks Events & Community Manager

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PATTERN Seeks Events & Community Manager


Events & Community Manager | Contract Position,  April 2022 through July 2022
Position Purpose: This position is responsible for directly supporting and representing the programs, efforts, and mission of PATTERN through events and community engagement in support of these events.

As the Event and Community Manager you’ll be responsible for curating and crafting the experiences people have when they meet PATTERN in person. You’ll lead and collaborate to produce and execute events on a monthly basis, as well as help coordinate PATTERN’s participation in collaborative events with community partners. You’ll also be developing new ways to build and celebrate our community and the regional creative economy. You’re a creator, a hustler, and a self-starter. You own your mistakes, learn and move forward at a fast-pace. You represent an effective leader and role model. You’re ready for a challenge and you love working with a team.

If both parties are satisfied with the experience at the end of the four-month contact, further employment will be discussed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
To be successful in this role, you must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. PATTERN will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Essential Functions
• Reach out to local event and experience producers for collaboration opportunities
• Attend events around the city for inspiration and networking
• Help to brainstorm events and activations for PATTERN and our partners
• Coordinate and manage logistics and event details in advance of and on the day of event
• Help coordinate and communicate with the event volunteer team, as well as interns and Fellows
• Research presenters and cool events in other markets
• Provide high level customer service for all subscribers, event attendees, and PATTERN guests
• Add and contribute to improving upon what we have in place
• Work as a cohesive team with all PATTERN staff members to ensure efficiency and camaraderie
• Maintain product knowledge for all front of the house and PATTERN operations
• Maintain the distinct PATTERN aesthetic, appearance, atmosphere, and culture

Other Functions
• Support internal communication and workflow as needed
• Assist with creative service projects
• Train and engage with event interns and Fellows through projects and weekly check ins

Required Experience & Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have/exhibit the following:
• Loves events and thrives on being both highly social and efficient
• At least 24 months of experience throwing parties, gathering groups, entertaining people, putting together events
• Hard working with outstanding problem solving abilities i.e. will always find a way
• Knack for project management and superior organizational skills
• An expert knowledge of Slack, Google Docs, and Trello platforms
• Strong writing ability
• Excellent communication skills and be able to work with a wide range of personalities
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task within a fast-paced environment
• Willing to initiate tasks and perform duties without direction
• Positive attitude and able to take initiative ie. doesn’t sit around waiting for something to be assigned
• Working knowledge of local creative culture,
• Basic “handyman” skills: ie. able to use electric drill, hammer things into walls, climb ladders, screw things together, etc
• Familiarity with Instagram, TikTok & Canva a plus
• Ability to lift 30 lbs
• Owns reliable vehicle

• 15-20 hours a week to start
• Flexible schedule, with some office required on Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:30am-5:30pm
• Must be available evenings and weekend for event execution as needed and enthusiastic about late hours

Starting at $15 p/h

Application process
Submit your resume, cover letter, professional references and complete a brief application here: