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Event Planner

We are committed to hosting perfectly planned and delightfully detailed events. Therefore, we’re searching for a detail-oriented, professional, and experienced event planner to help us create memorable events for entrepreneurs and investors by managing the production from concept through completion.

You will lead the event planning process and its execution to benefit our target audience, elevate our brand, and contribute to the Taiwan startup ecosystem. You will work closely with our accelerator program team to plan DemoDay and run partnership events.

A little bit about us

SparkLabs Taiwan is part of the SparkLabs accelerator network — a global accelerator network founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Established in 2018, SparkLabs Taiwan offers a strategically designed accelerator program to help founders grow and scale their startups into world-class businesses. Since our inception, we’ve already accelerated 50+ startups.

A short brief on your role

Our Event Planner will play a huge role in supporting SparkLabs Taiwan’s startup ecosystem activities, assisting in the planning and executing of our program-related events and partnership events. This role demands experience in all aspects of event, meeting, and conference planning, including venue scouting, equipment logistics, room setup, and a wealth of best practices.

The best fit for our company is a detail-oriented event planner, who has exceptional oral and written communication skills both in Chinese and English and can manage the daily details with big-picture thinking to ensure truly unique and superb experiences.

We prefer someone who’s a “people person” with the ability to moderate both online and offline events with various parties.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and implement engaging online and offline events and campaigns from ideation to execution to strengthen the SparkLabs Taiwan community.
  • Manage all aspects of an event from pre-planning, determining resource needs, coordinating pre-event marketing with the marketing team, on-site coordination, to post-event follow-up with strict deadlines.
  • Nurture and build relationships with vendors, venues, and other industry contacts to craft and implement creative and logistical aspects of all events.
  • Stay current, and often ahead of the curve, on event planning, design, and production trends; proactively identify and solve operational challenges.
  • Conduct post-event data and strategic analysis to identify areas to improve future events.

Requirements

  • Proven 3-5 years of hands-on experience in event planning and execution
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking, project management, and meticulous attention to detail to balance multiple projects and deadlines to meet objectives
  • Ability to handle pressure and make split-second decisions

Preferred

  • Familiarity with the startup scene and culture
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, and tight-knit company
  • Have knowledge in VCs/accelerators/corporate innovation/government relations

Who you will be working with

  • Marketing Manager (Mainly)
  • Program Director

How to Apply

To indicate your interest in this job opening, please

  1. Send your CV to team@sparklabstaiwan.com
  2. With the email subject line: [Apply] SparkLabs Taiwan Team - (Role you want to apply) -(Your Name)
Kindly note that although we would like to get back to all applicants, only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding!