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Sr. Events Manager

$60k – $80k • No equity
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About Correlation One:

AI is poised to be the biggest economic force in history. In 2019, companies all over the world are rapidly transforming their operations to become more data-driven. However, most companies struggle to adapt because they don’t have employees with advanced data science and analytics skills.

At Correlation One, we help companies build world-class data science teams. Our solutions include an industry-leading skills assessment platform, a case-based skills training platform, and the world’s largest live data science competitions. Our clients include the biggest hedge funds, financial firms, and technology companies in the world.

Across every industry, companies are in a gold-rush for data talent. We’re selling the shovels.

About this role:

The Senior Events Manager will work directly with Correlation One’s tier-1 enterprise clients. This person will primarily be responsible for leading execution of Correlation One’s live competitions and events, including Terminal Live Global Championships, an ‘AI gaming’ competition for top engineers at universities and cities around the world, and Data Science for All, a series of live training programs and conferences for aspiring data scientists.

This person will be a self-starter who has experience managing complex technology projects and working with enterprise clients, and is passionate about opportunities in data science, AI, and gaming.

About the team:

We are a small group of engineers and data scientists who are accomplished thinkers and doers. Our team includes traders & portfolio managers at multibillion-dollar hedge funds, a Forbes 30 Under 30 winner, a top-20 competitor at the Putnam Math Competition, and published authors in computer science & math.

Our team values a healthy mix of high-level thinking + get-it-done attitude. Everyone checks their ego at the door, where no task is too big or too small. We have a dedicated meritocratic culture where the best ideas win, whether they come from our CEO or our newest team member!

Job Responsibilities:

-- Lead execution and management of Correlation One’s live event series, primarily the Terminal Live Global Championships and Data Science for All
-- Manage resource planning, event budgeting, and competition execution for 15+ live events in cities around the world
-- Build and maintain close relationships with Correlation One’s clients and partners, and lead cross-functional projects with internal and external stakeholders
-- Manage event experience design and lead communications with all event participants
-- Develop event KPIs and report to internal stakeholders on operational success
-- Conduct both client and competition research to better understand the product landscape and identify potential expansion opportunities.

Some skills we consider critical to the role:

-- Minimum 4-year college degree or equivalent experience.
-- Professional experience ideally in high growth startup, technology operations, event operations, or in a management role at a venture-backed startup is strongly preferred.
-- Experience managing cross-functional, high-impact projects with multiple stakeholders.
-- Outstanding, executive-ready written and verbal communication skills.
-- Familiarity with enterprise software tools like Salesforce, MailChimp, Google Suite, and MS Office Suite.
-- Personable, approachable, and a good sense of humor.
-- Passionate about AI, data science, technology education, and business strategy is essential.
-- MBA is a plus.

The Hiring Process

Our goal is to move very quickly in hiring this role. The entire process will require four stages: a resume submission, a phone interview, an office visit, and a skills assessment. After each phase, we will inform you within a day or two if you proceed to the next round.

Thank you!

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