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GSEA Coordinator (HQ in Alexandria, VA)


The GSEA (Global Student Entrepreneurs Award) Coordinator provides operational support to all activities, member leaders, students and non-members associated with GSEA. This position is the engine that ensures everyone is where they need to be, with their materials, and ready to execute, at every GSEA function globally. 

The GSEA Coordinator also drives the health and growth of the program within EO by providing tactical support GSEA chairs, promoting GSEA to member leaders and maintaining all training and promotional materials.

The role supports the GSEA Subcommittee with scheduling calls, taking notes, tracking actionable items and providing weekly reports


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Local/Regional Competition Support
  • - Provide tactical support to local GSEA chairs and planning committees (specific regions to be determined)
  • - Track all student applications in dashboard and maintain updates to all applications as necessary
  • - Source applicants for competitions as needed
  • - Confirm all competition dates and maintain global calendar
  • - Send weekly reports to planning committees with the number of applications they have for each event
  • - Develop and update all necessary collateral to promote and run GSEA locally.
  • - Identify target chapters to host competitions to grow the program
  • - Liaise with all partner organizations running GSEA competitions.
  • - Research and maintain a list of Universities interested in promoting GSEA.
  • - Create and assemble judges packets and name badges for all globally managed competitions
  • - Travel to EO and partner conferences to represent and promote GSEA as needed
  • - Moderate competitions on site as needed
GSEA Sub-Committee
  • - Collect agenda items, coordinate agenda with Director and send out to Subcommittee prior to call
  • - Take notes on Sub-Committee calls and provide administrative support as needed
  • - Track progress towards goals and maintain an up to date dashboard on Samepage
GSEA Global Finals
  • Global Finalist Management
    • - Coordinate, support and track travel arrangements for all student competitors
    • - Provide necessary documentation for student visas
    • - Create and execute global finalist communication strategy & schedule
    • - Host pre-competition webinars
  • Mobile App Management
    • - Manage content, schedule communications
  • Registration Management
    • - Maintain and update registration list of students, judges, guests
    • - Assist Director with guest registration process
  • Assist in curation of program book, student video,
GSEA Communication
  • - Provide content to be included in EO Publications promoting GSEA
  • - Provide necessary content for funding proposals, white papers, and GSEA presentations
  • - Manage and monitor all social media platforms in accordance with social media strategy

Other duties as assigned


Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Essential Duty and Responsibility (the “Essential Duties”) satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties.

Education and/or Experience: 

Required:

  • > Bachelors' Degree
  • > 1-2 years of experience in event and/or program management
  • > Experience managing multiple projects/priorities in a service environment
  • > Experience working with other cultures/countries

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:
  • ·      Excellent organizational skills
  • ·      Ability to interact with entrepreneurs with tact diplomacy and poise
  • ·      Excellent attention to detail
  • ·      Promote quality through continuous performance improvement
  • ·      The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills
  • ·      Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • ·      Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
  • ·      A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
  • ·      Exercises confidentiality and discretion


Language Skills:  Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing members, staff, managers, clients, and the public.  Ability to understand oral instructions and to ask for clarification when necessary. 

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure using whole numbers and calculate figures and amounts such as fractions, decimals, percentages, proportions and ratios to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, talk, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, and controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.  Required to occasionally lift and/or move up to  lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and abilities to adjust focus to read and type documents on a computer screen.

Additional hours may be required during periods of heavy workload.  Flexibility is required in the daily work schedule to accommodate tasks.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the Essential Duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties. 

The employee is normally required to work in a high-rise building equipped with elevators in an environment where the noise level is usually moderate. 

May be assigned to an internal work space without windows to the outside, located in close proximity to other office personnel. 

Professional workplace where business and business casual attire is required.

Ability to work in a fast pace and high pressure environment.

 Nothing contained in this job description, or conveyed during any interview which may be granted or during any period of employment (if hired) with Entrepreneurs' Organization, is intended to create an employment contract with any employee or prospective employee of the Firm for any specified period of time.  Work rules and benefits in effect are subject to change from time to time, according to the needs of the organization.  Any and all employment with Entrepreneurs' Organization is "at will," that is, for no definite or determinable period and subject to termination at any time, with or without cause and with or without prior notice, at the option of either the employee or the organization.

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