Pacific Council on International Policy

Events Assistant

Employment type
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

Position title: Events Assistant
FLSA status: Independent Contractor / 1099 Department: Events
Organization Liaison: Sr. Production Associate Project term: 3 months, 15 hours per week Budgeted project rate: $31.20 per hour


The Events Assistant manages the administrative elements of Pacific Council events, including, but not limited to virtual events, hybrid events, special events, and conferences. The Events Assistant also conducts record-keeping and data management on Salesforce CRM and virtual event platforms (Zoom, Socio), drafts event descriptions and run-of-shows, and supports virtual, hybrid, and in-person event production.



  • Supports events production on virtual event platforms (and in-person when applicable)
  • Manages event guest lists and produces reports and event run-of-shows for internal and external stakeholders
  • Creates and administers participant event surveys on virtual event platforms
  • Tracks and maintains master calendar of upcoming event activity
  • Handles general event email inquiries from Pacific Council members and the public


Tech and Database

  • Manages event data collection, record-keeping, and event campaign creation on Salesforce, Skyvia and other virtual event platforms
  • Manages virtual events production on Zoom, Socio, and other relevant event platforms (i.e. Instagram, others as needed)
  • Supports research, features testing, and functionality testing on virtual event platforms


Event Advertising

  • Drafts event descriptions
  • Works with communications and/or development team to generate event audiences through social media, mail merge, and other outreach as needed/requested



  • Minimum Experience: 1 year; combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
  • Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative support services
  • Availability during business hours on Pacific Time
  • Ability to participate in in-person events as needed



  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Experience in and capacity to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously
  • Proficiency with Salesforce, Microsoft Office, Google Drive programs, and Zoom


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While no one person will embody all the qualities enumerated above, the ideal candidate will possess many of those professional abilities, attributes, and experiences.

In all our practices, the Pacific Council has stated an intention or policy ( of seeking out and including people who might otherwise be excluded or non-traditional. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


  • This contract term is set for 3 months at a rate of $31.20/hour and 15 hours of work per week, with the possibility of renewal.
  • Contractor must abide by Client’s COVID-19 protocols as enumerated below at all times when working in-person on-site at the Council office or on-site at any Council-sanctioned engagement.
  • This is a 1099 independent contractor arrangement.
To apply

Email cover letter and resume to [email protected] using the subject line “Events Assistant.” Please do not contact staff members; no phone calls, please.