Conference Programming Assistant

Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), the largest and most professional producer of news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking a Conference Programming Assistant. This is a full-time position based in our Denver office and offers a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Forbes and Trade Show Executive Magazine, we are an award-winning, fast-growing company.  

You will assist our Conference Programmer with administrative-focused tasks related to speakers and content sessions at our three annual business conventions, as well as for any new conferences we launch down the road. This role has the opportunity to take on more responsibilities and grow into a bigger role in the future.

You will take over administrative tasks tied to lining up and managing speakers, including:
  • Responding to emails and applications from experts and executives interested in speaking
  • Emailing our selected speakers with contracts with pre-written speaking details and ensuring speakers get their contracts, PowerPoints and other materials back by the required dates
  • Entering all speaker information into Excel documents
  • Formatting speaker PowerPoints with speaker photo, title, and session titles.
  • Creating various documents for event staff, such as speaker cell phone lists, binders for moderators, etc.
  • Posting speaker photos and bios/session descriptions on our conference websites.
On site at our conferences in Las Vegas, New Orleans, Toronto and elsewhere, you will help manage speakers – ensure they check in on time, answer their questions, etc.

You will also help with other conference-related administrative tasks both in the events department and in other departments across the company as needed.

Required skills:
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Solid experience with data entry 
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Experience as an administrative assistant
  • Ability to travel to help speakers on site at our major conferences
Preferred skills:
  • Experience working with speakers and/or with events
  • Experience interacting with professionals and CEOs
Founded in 2011, Marijuana Business Daily publishes exclusive daily news, a monthly print magazine and annual numbers-based research reports. 

Please submit your resume and credentials via the form below. Background checks are conducted prior to hire and references will be contacted.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc, an equal opportunity employer headquartered in Denver.

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* 3. Please rate your skills/experience in the following areas:

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Microsoft Office: Word, PPT, Excel, Outlook
Working in a professional office environment
Communicating with executives (email, phone, in person)
Data entry
Organizing and keeping track of large amounts of data
Entering basic information on websites (using WordPress and/or other platforms)
Working with speakers

* 4. Have you worked for a small (under 50 employees), fast-growing company in the past, with hands-on responsibility for multiple, quickly-changing priorities?

* 5. What is your expected compensation?

* 6. What's the most complex project you've worked on tied to data entry and/or administrative assistant-related tasks?

* 7. Here's your chance to sell yourself. Why are you the best person for this role?