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Conference & Event Coordinator

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3258
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Education: AA
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Join our corporate Marketing and Communications team leading the coordination of planning and logistics for conferences, corporate events, and receptions across the country.

B&N Conference & Event Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Successfully track, plan, manage and execute events on-time and on-budget including planning, booth logistics and equipment requirements.
  • Partner with technical teams, regional marketing staff and corporate communications staff to execute conference event plans for exhibiting conferences in alignment with strategic messages and corporate branding guidelines
  • Partner with Human Resources team to execute firm-wide career fair and recruiting events
  • Work with corporate and executive level staff to plan large internal technical summits, open house events and other meetings and events as assigned
  • Provide input for pre-conference promotions and collaborate frequently with for adjustments to the planning strategy throughout the lifecycle of each event

Skills & Qualifications

  • Associates degree or higher in event management, marketing, public relations, business administration or related field
  • 5 years of event planning and/or related project management experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Adobe Suite experience preferred
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills and able to interact with staff at all levels
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time, work independently as needed to complete tasks and collaborate with others to achieve set goals
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel at least once per month to event sites within the United States


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.