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Events / Project Manager

ABOUT US

Backbone provides technology and services that help cannabis and hemp companies manage their operations and see their supply chain clearly. Our team is a mix of longtime cannabis operators and technology veterans from leading software companies. We are committed to hiring from underrepresented communities, and ones impacted by the criminalization of cannabis. 

THE ROLE

We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event planner to produce events from conception through to completion. As an events/project manager, you will ideate, design, plan and execute online and offline events that promote Backbone products and services and drive leads into Sales. You will balance creativity with logistics, financial planning, and vendor management duties for promotional events to be successful. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Event planning, design, and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits, including day-of coordination and troubleshooting

  • Organize facilities and manage all event details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, promote, and publicize the event, etc.

  • Conduct pre-, during, and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes, and propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality

Signs you might be a good fit for this role:

  • You have ideated, planned, executed, and reported on the success of events that promote products and services online and offline

  • You believe event planning experience is character building, as most events have elements that need to work together to create a positive experience

  • You love project management principles and best practices because they are critical to an organized event and keeping teams on task and schedule

  • You enjoy working with many vendors making your relationship management and negotiation skills vital to your success

  • Logistics planning, budget, and financial management are fun for you

  • A to-do list is your best friend and you enjoy keeping people on task

OTHER MECHANICS

  • We have been 100% remote since inception

  • Our team places a high value on inclusion, character, kindness, integrity, intelligence, and responsibility. We hope to find that you believe in and follow through on our commitment to social responsibility and community

  • We pay competitive salaries, provide health, dental, and vision insurance (paid 100% for employees and their dependents), and offer a 401k plan

  • You will report to the Marketing Lead 

If interested, please send your resume as an attachment or link to [email protected]. A short note introducing yourself and describing your interest in the role is welcome. 

Backbone is dedicated to considering a broad array of candidates including those with diverse work experiences and backgrounds. Whether you’re new to cannabis or tech, returning from work after a gap in employment, or looking to take the next step in your career path, we will be glad to have you on our radar. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, conviction history or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.