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About Larta

As a non:profit technology and business accelerator, Larta designs and implements lab:to:market programs and provides innovation policy advice for our clients to maximize the market potential of publicly funded R and D. Our programs are comprised of customized mentoring, training seminars, industry introductions and showcase events. Lartas clients include the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Science Foundation and U.S. Army. We have also accelerated the global competitiveness of companies funded by the governments of Malaysia, Colombia, Brazil, New Zealand, Canada, Russia and others. More than 1,100 emerging entrepreneurs and researchers in a wide variety of industry sectors have benefited from our services.

For more information, please go to larta and check out our blog, VOX, at blog.larta.

Position Overview

We are looking for a creative, highly organized, and enthusiastic Event Coordinator or Event Manager (depending on level of experience) to work with the Larta team and external partners to manage a diverse portfolio of annual conferences, workshops, and networking events that span multiple geographies with attendee participation ranging from 40:400. Lartas events are both live and virtual and serve a diverse community of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders across various industries including: healthcare, food and agriculture, and renewable energy.

Lartas event
coordinator/manager will manage the planning and execution of current events and support the Larta team to develop additional events to respond to new business opportunities. The incumbent will collaborate with a team of Larta program directors, managers, and associates under the direction of Lartas Executive team to execute events.


Administration, logistics planning, development, and execution including:
Event operations
o Support of event budget development
o Development of event timelines and checklists
o Event setup, on:site operations, and debriefing with event team
o Interfacing with Larta Marketing team to meet marketing communication and promotion deadlines
o Production of event collateral
o Regular updating of content for multiple event websites
o Interfacing with partners for event logistics and marketing
Vendor contract negotiations
o Hotel/venue
o Catering
o Audio Visual, equipment rental etc.
Sponsorship Communications
o Interface with Lartas Business Development team to ensure sponsor benefit deliveries and payments
Attendee Communications
o Promote event
o Confirm registration and payment
Presenter/Speaker Communications
o Schedule confirmation
o Gather speaker bios and photos

Required Skills and Experience

Undergraduate degree
2:3 years of event
planning/management experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy working with multiple teams
Ability to manage multiple simultaneous event timelines efficiently and independently
Detail oriented
Strong interest in entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and building solutions to global problems
Fluent in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Salary range: 55,000 : 70,000 (depending on experience)

Additional Information on Benefits

Full:time employment with a growing company whose management is committed to job stability
Opportunities dedicated to personal and professional development
Formal new hire orientation to position you for success
Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
Annual performance bonus potential
100 employer:paid health insurance coverage for employees
401(k) matching
Opportunity to promote from within
Monthly social activities
Subsidized parking or transportation
Monthly reimbursement on data p


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