November 1, 2019

Event Planning

I/ GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Available position(s): 4 in the U.S and 4 in Vietnam
  • Duration: December 2019  – September 2020 
  • Amount of work: 3 hours/week (the amount of work focuses mainly on the days leading up to each event)
  • Applications are processed on a rolling basis.
  • Application deadline: November 30, 2019
  • Interview: December 1, 2019 to December 14, 2019
  • Announcement: December 15, 2019

II/ BENEFITS

  • Be a part of a dynamic and global organization that operates in both the U.S and Vietnam
  • Network with Vietnamese start-up teams, sponsor partners, officials, judges and mentors of VietChallenge 
  • Learn about the start-up ecosystem in both the U.S and Vietnam 
  • Team-building activities in Boston (for those in the U.S only)
  • Gain experience directly from successful entrepreneurs, startups founders, specialists, in the U.S and Vietnam
  • On-site internship opportunities available during the summer and/or school year at VietChallenge’s Headquarter at the Venture Development Center – University of Massachusetts Boston 
  • Full-time job opportunities from a wide range of VietChallenge’s partners including big corporations and startups in the U.S and Vietnam

III/ RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize and plan events throughout the season such as conferences, talks, receptions, workshops, competition rounds and other events for VietChallenge
  • Coordinate VietChallenge’s semi-final rounds in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Boston, national round in Hanoi and the Vietnam Startup Championship in Boston in 2020
  • Look for suitable venue(s) for the events, negotiate and work with vendors, print and prepare the materials, ensure all of the receipts are kept and recorded

IV/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must currently be living in the Greater Boston Area, Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City
  • Have a good command of English and Vietnamese (both verbal and written)
  • Previous experience in running events or managing logistics is an advantage
  • Responsiveness and ability to meet deadlines are a must

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