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Events Committee

The Committee

Do you have exciting ideas for planning out large-scale or educational events? Would you like to oversee projects involving various external and internal stakeholders? Do you know a topic related to entrepreneurship that every student should learn more about? Is your calendar your favourite thing in the world? Then Events Committee is the perfect place for you!

Event Organizer

Hours per week: ~5

Required experience: None

Advantages: Any experience with event management or startups

Available positions: 3

Length of committee membership: 1 academic year (October 1st – June 31st, 2021)

Description:

Is a busy event room your favourite place to be? Do you enjoy working on multiple projects at once and trying yourself out in various roles? Do you have ideas for making a competition or conference fun? Are you creative with an interest in unorthodox approaches to learning? Have you heard about the 24 Hour Business Game or the Innovation Challenge, or interested in planning unique workshops? If any of these statements sound like you, then you are the perfect person to become an Event Organizer.

What you’ll be doing:

  •     Work on the organization of ECE Students’ flagship events and workshops 
  •     Be responsible for various aspects of projects (e.g. communication with participants or vendors, handling logistics, entertainment etc.)
  •     Work in a team to implement the most exciting events of the year
  •     Communicate with contacts necessary to the internal affairs of the event(s) (e.g. food vendors, prize sponsors, entertainment sources)
  •     Maintaining contacts with partners and participating organizations
  •     Oversee the entire flow of your event

 

You are the ideal person if you:

  •     Demonstrate a great eye for detail
  •     Think outside the box to find creative solutions
  •     Proficiently manage your time and abide by deadlines
  •     Communicate effectively with good interpersonal skills
  •     Have no problem with multitasking and working on multiple projects at a time
  •     Plan and organize events while taking into consideration the financial and time constraints

Competition Manager

Hours per week: ~5 (up to 8 in the last 2-3 weeks before the event they are managing)

Required experience: None

Advantages: Any experience with event management or startups

Available positions: 2

Length of committee membership: 1 academic year (October 1st – June 31st, 2021)

Description:

Description: Is a busy event room your favourite place to be? Do you enjoy having ownership over large projects? Do you have ideas for making a competition or conference fun? Are you creative with an interest in fun and unorthodox approaches to learning? Have you heard about the 24 Hour Business Game or the Innovation Challenge? If any of these statements sound like you, then you are the perfect person to become a Competition Manager.

What you’ll be doing:

  •     Be responsible for the end-to-end organisation of one of ECE Students’ flagship events taking into consideration the financial and time constraints
  •     Create a timeline of tasks throughout the project with the aid of the Events Director
  •     Organise all logistics systematically (location, schedule, entertainment, accommodation, prizes)
  •     Communicate with contacts necessary to the internal affairs of the event(s) (e.g. food vendors, prize sponsors, entertainment sources)
  •     Manage communication with participants (registration, email welcome, reminders)
  •     Maintaining contacts with partners and participating organizations
  •     Oversee the entire flow of your event

 

You are the ideal person if you:

  •     Demonstrate a great eye for detail
  •     Think outside the box to find creative solutions
  •     Proficiently manage your time and abide by deadlines
  •     Are not afraid of delegating and managing the work of others
  •     Communicate effectively with good interpersonal skills
  •     Plan and organize events while taking into consideration the financial and time constraints

Workshop Manager Position

Hours per week: ~5

Required experience: None

Advantages: Any experience with event management or startups

Available positions: 1

Length of committee membership: 1 academic year (October 1st – June 31st, 2021)

Description: Do you often find yourself bored in lectures, daydreaming about ways that they could be more interesting and engaging? For instance, a lecture in a bar? Are you creative with an interest in fun and unorthodox approaches to learning? If this sounds anything like you, then you are the perfect person to become a Workshop Manager.

What you’ll be doing:

  •     Define the concept and internal activities of the event(s) (including tone and theme)
  •     Create a timeline of tasks throughout the year with the aid of the Events Director
  •     Organise all logistics systematically (location, schedule, entertainment, accomodation, prizes)
  •     Communicate with contacts necessary to the internal affairs of the event(s) (e.g. food vendors, prize sponsors, entertainment sources)
  •     Manage communication with participants (registration, email welcome, reminders)
  •     Maintaining contacts with partners and participating organizations
  •     Oversee the entire flow of the event(s)

You are the ideal person if you:

  •     Demonstrate a great eye for detail
  •     Think outside the box to find creative solutions
  •     Proficiently manage your time and abide by deadlines
  •     Are not afraid of delegating and managing the work of others
  •     Communicate effectively with good interpersonal skills
  •     Plan and organize events while taking into consideration the financial and time constraints