Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) events are a staple of the region's tech ecosystem. The PTC is seeking a Director to join our team to help shape the future or our core programs and events.
Representing more than 1,200 companies across a broad array of industries, (information technology, advanced manufacturing, life sciences) the PTC is one of the nation’s largest regional technology trade associations. On an annual basis, we executive more than 100 programs that attract nearly 10,000 participants.
The Director will be the primary program manager for several flagship PTC events and event series, including: CIO of the Year, Tech 50, Breakfast Briefings and a soon to be announced major awards program.
We are looking for candidates with extensive experience in creating major programs that support the success of the entrepreneurs and the broader business community. The right candidate has a demonstrated track record of managing programs that are financially sustainable, outcome oriented and that create high levels of customer satisfaction. Candidates must have extensive event management experience, be adept at securing and responding to the needs of major sponsors and should possess strong communications skills. Being detail orientated is a must.
As the region's primary trade association for the innovation sector, the PTC must continually update and expand its array of services and major programs. The successful candidate must have the ability to recognize emerging trends that impact our membership and then develop new programs that are responsive to those opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have a background in event planning, 5-10 years of experience serving in a high-level leadership role in a business-facing organization and will be motivated by creating outcomes for customers.
The PTC is a progressive employer offering competitive benefits and compensation. We are looking for a professional that thrives in a team environment, can handle multiple concurrent projects and a leader who brings creativity, passion and pride to their work.
About Pittsburgh Technology Council
More than 1,300 strong, Pittsburgh Technology Council members cut across Pittsburgh’s tech sector from hardware and IT to Life Sciences and Application developers. Add in leading-edge professional service firms and the PTC is the largest regional IT trade association in the nation. We are the voice of Pittsburgh’s thriving technology industry.
The Pittsburgh Technology Council can help your tech company succeed through a proven platform of Business Development, Talent Retention, Government Relations and Visibility Services. Companies at all growth stages use the Pittsburgh Technology Council to build new business, connect to capital, grow a workforce and make headlines.