(Remote Work) Trade Show/Events Assistant – Pearson

Job Overview

  • Job Title Trade Show/Events Assistant
  • Hiring Organization Pearson
  • Company Website https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/
  • Remote Locations United states
  • Job Type Remote, Full-Time

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Our Purpose

Our objective is that in five years, Pearson will be one of the major players in the workforce development market, reaching tens of millions of enterprise and individual learners globally, generating more than $1B in revenue and growing rapidly, with the potential to reach many multiples of that revenue in the years to come. The Workforce Skills business division will be the driving force in realizing this ambition.

GED Testing Services is the largest business within the Workforce Skills division. GED testing has opened doors to better jobs and college programs for more than 20 million graduates since 1942. The GED test is accepted by virtually all U.S. colleges and employers. As the creator of the one official GED test, GED Testing Service has a responsibility to ensure that the program continues to be a reliable and valuable pathway to a better life for the millions of adults without a high school diploma. GED Testing Service is a joint venture between the American Council on Education and Pearson.

Overview

This role will work closely with the Events and Marketing teams, interact with the organization’s executive leaders, and report to the Director, Conferences and Events

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $22 – $25.

This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here .

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Job Responsibilities

  • Process and prepare documents, such as but not limited to sponsorship applications, vendor spreadsheets, and expense reports
  • Communicate and manage expectations for event execution to project teams
  • Assist in developing & ordering marketing promotional materials from authorized vendors
  • Work closely with State Relationship Managers to ensure conference materials have arrived on time
  • Support all aspects of planning for the GED Annual Conference to include agenda development, registration build and management, app creation, speakers, communications, survey development, technology needs, meeting space and food & beverage planning, signage, templates, property sourcing, promo items, creative, vendor-relations, accounts payable, timelines, etc while following company processes and guidelines
  • Operate as a point of contact to schedule, build, facilitate and host small to large format external virtual events with high visibility, while possessing exceptional knowledge of webinar and virtual environment platforms
  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed to support the business

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, hospitality, or a related discipline preferred
  • 1+ year(s) experience in event planning, project management, or administrative support in related environment
  • Strong technical knowledge, Cvent and Microsoft Office experience desired
  • Flexibility to travel both domestically and internationally, up to five times a year
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly effective organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to work effectively autonomously and as part of a team
  • Outstanding organizational, written, communication, interpersonal, production, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and manage relationships with stakeholders including staff, authors, keynote speakers, and executive level decision makers
  • Ability to remain calm in a high-pressure, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environments
  • Exceptional problem-solving and technical skills
  • Creative, curious, and unafraid to share new ideas and initiatives

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