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Position: Convenings Manager
Location: Indianapolis, USA or Washington, D.C. (in-person and work from home)
Salary: $78,000–$93,000 (Indianapolis) or $86,000–$102,000 (Washington, D.C.)
Human Network Design (HND) is the foundation’s strategic area responsible for building and expanding Lumina’s influencer engagement capacity through strong networks and convenings. The Convenings Manager will be integral to the HND team and our audience network engagement strategy. Working with the Strategy Director for Partnerships and the Video and Online Events Producer, the Convenings Manager will oversee the management, planning, and execution of all virtual, hybrid, and in-person convenings, advancing the Foundation’s strategic initiatives. This work will include managing relationships with venues and vendors, creating accessible registration processes, collaborating with partners across the foundation on best practices to deliver the content and engage participants, and managing convenings logistics.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience producing small and large in-person and virtual events and can operationalize an event’s vision into a set of goals collaboratively with strategic areas across the foundation. They will also understand how to set an atmosphere that is a catalyst for collaboration and change – even among a diverse set of participants and stakeholders. Applicants should be skilled at producing in-person and virtual experiences, proficient in established and new virtual meeting tools and venues, and have a proven track record of creating high-quality events using online registration platforms. They will have excellent project, events, and fiscal management skills, emphasizing aligning events logistics with clear results-focused execution.
This full-time role requires permanent residence in Indianapolis or Washington, D.C., with some regional and national travel. Lumina Foundation is partnered with Monday Morning Consultants on this search. Please see the end of this document for directions on how to apply or share nominations.
Indianapolis Salary Range: $78,000-$93,000 or DC Salary Range: $86,000- $102,000; with a competitive benefits package and reimbursement for relocation expenses.
Monday Morning Consultants is leading this search in partnership with Lumina Foundation. The interview process will move very quickly so please send your resume and cover letter/writing sample in Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Contact Jamie (email@example.com) and Erica Nicole (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions or nominations.
Lumina Foundation provides equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of race or ethnicity, gender or gender identity, health conditions, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other bases protected by local, state, or federal law. Lumina also prohibits retaliation and harassment of any individual based on these characteristics.
Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. The foundation envisions a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. Lumina’s goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy.
Lumina also maintains a satellite office in Washington, D.C.