Event and Programming Associate

Money Management Institute
New York City - Position will be remote until NYC office reopens

The Event and Programming Associate position at MMI is an opportunity to put your event management, project management, and communications skills to work in a dynamic environment. This position will primarily support the association’s robust calendar of conferences and events (both physical and virtual). The position may also support other types of programming, including white papers and research projects. As a key member of MMI’s Event and Programming team, this position will report directly to the SVP, Chief Programming Officer and will interact closely with the association’s conference and events manager, the rest of the management team, various event stakeholders, peer associates, and MMI members. 

Primary Responsibilites: 

  • Assist with all aspects of event planning and execution
  • Coordinate event logistics with venues, technology vendors, sponsors, exhibitors, and speakers
  • Manage key event technology tools, including ON24 platform, mobile apps, and speaker portals
  • Update event agendas and maintain accurate records of sessions and speakers for events
  • Coordinate virtual event scheduling and logistics
  • Support development and execution of other types of programming content, including white papers and research projects
  • Respond to member inquiries and support requests


  • Positive, energetic attitude and high degree of personal initiative and accountability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, cross-departmental environment
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment
  • Tech-savvy and able to quickly learn new technology tools
  • Ability to travel on a limited basis (when physical events resume)

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years’ experience in event planning preferred
  • Experience running virtual events a strong plus
  • Marketing/communications background a plus
  • Financial services industry experience preferred
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Compensation and Benefits Package:

  • Compensation package consists of a base salary plus bonus award
  • Compensation commensurate with 1-2 years’ experience, skill set, and capabilities
  • Full benefits package
  • Paid vacation & holidays

For further inquiries on this position and to submit a resume, please contact Joan Lensing, SVP, Chief Programming Officer at jlensing@mminst.org