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Vice President Operation, Product Conference

Product Conference

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About the Team

The Product Conference at Northeastern University is a premier event, designed to bring together product management enthusiasts from various backgrounds and attracts a diverse audience of 400, including industry professionals and students nationwide. The conference features themes and topics curated in collaboration with university professors and includes insights from senior industry executives as speakers and moderators. It's a vibrant platform for learning, networking, and exploring the latest trends and innovations in the product management field.

About the Role

Position Overview:
We are seeking a proactive and experienced Vice President of Operations to oversee the day-to-day activities of our Product Conference. This role is instrumental in ensuring operational efficiency, managing facilities, and coordinating event logistics. The ideal candidate will be skilled in overall planning, budget management, and vendor relationship management, and will play a crucial role in enhancing the member experience while aligning activities with the organization's mission and values.

Key Responsibilities:

Operational Efficiency:
Spearhead day-to-day operational activities, ensuring smooth and efficient conference management.
Oversee facilities and logistics to support the event.

Planning and Timeline Management:
Lead the overall planning and timeline management for the conference.
Ensure all activities are aligned with the conference goals and deadlines.

Budget Management:
Oversee budget planning and management, ensuring optimal allocation of resources.
Monitor expenses to keep financial operations within the budget.

Vendor Relationship Management:
Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors and service providers.
Negotiate contracts and manage vendor services to support the conference.

Team Leadership:
Lead and inspire a team dedicated to the operational success of the conference.
Foster a collaborative and efficient work environment.

What We Offer:
A leadership role in managing a premier product management event.
Opportunities for professional growth and networking.
A chance to significantly impact the success of a key university program.
A dynamic and supportive work environment.

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