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Remote (Full remote)
$65k-$75k / year
Events Manager

About GreenBlue

GreenBlue is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society. We are a reliable, trusted source of information, bringing together a diversity of stakeholders, and encouraging innovation and best practices in order to promote the creation of a more sustainable economy. Our key projects include the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, How2Recycle, CleanGredients, and the Recycled Material Standard.

The Opportunity

GreenBlue’s Marketing and Communications team is seeking an Events Manager. This newly formed position will work closely with the rest of the Marketing Communications team, including the Senior Events Manager, and report to the Director of Marketing Communications. The role will work directly in our events production and delivery, focused on stakeholder engagement, customer service, logistics, and planning. This is a remote position based in the Continental US.


  • Have an outstanding work ethic, a can-do attitude, and are a problem solver
  • Are organized, assertive and self-motivated, and self-reliant
  • Have strong attention to detail, excellent writing skills, and can navigate your way through new technologies and event tools
  • Are great at building relationships with stakeholders
  • Know your way around floor plans, specs, and project management
  • Enjoy working in collaboration with a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strive to communicate effectively
  • Are patient, flexible, and adaptive
  • Enjoy both strategy and event execution
  • Are comfortable negotiating with external vendors, navigating quotes and budgets
  • PLUS: Are passionate about sustainability or related environmental issues

The Events Manager will:

  • Work closely with the events team in the production and delivery of SPC’s established events, new launches, staff retreats, and partner events
  • Be the lead in Sponsorship and Exhibitor management and fulfillment, customer service, and planning 
  • Support Director of Marketing Communications in speaker management, tours organization, and program coordination
  • Support Senior Events Manager in customer inquiries related to events
  • Become an expert in our registration systems and events flow
  • Support GreenBlue Events production with events materials production, including negotiating and managing logistics with external vendors 
  • Take the lead in sustainable and zero-waste practices at our events 
  • Become skilled in running virtual events and support the event team in the activities as needed
  • Take an active role as part of the Marketing Communications and Events team onsite at GreenBlue events and planning visits

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and minimum 5-7 years of related work experience or an equivalent combination, including at least 3 years experience at a similar role
  • Experience producing corporate multi-day events ranging from 10 people to 800 people
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Canva, Adobe Acrobat, AWS
  • Experience and working knowledge of event tools such as Social Tables, Sli.do, Typeform, Calendly, Event apps, and registration systems
  • Experience in venue liaison, F&B planning, and management of external vendors such as AV, transportation companies
  • Experience cultivating and managing relationships with sponsors and event attendees
  • Experience fostering an environment of creativity and professional growth
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment collaborating and implementing multiple projects


In addition to working with an amazing group of people, you’ll receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and other plans
  • Competitive PTO
  • Paid holidays

To apply for this position please send over: Cover Letter, Resume, Events Production Portfolio, and list of references (3) to Barbara Fowler, Director of Marketing and Communications at barbara.fowler@greenblue.org