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Marketing Events Coordinator

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors

Administration, Marketing & Communications
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Nerdy is searching for a Marketing Events Coordinator to join the Varsity Tutors for Schools team. As a Marketing Events Coordinator, you will be pivotal in growing our conference and event marketing strategy. We are looking for an event professional who excels in a fast-paced environment, has a proven track record in developing and executing effective events, and is dedicated to making a meaningful impact on students and K-12 schools. You’ll cross every “t” and dot every “i” - this role is all about the details. The ideal candidate will be genuinely enthusiastic about creating engaging and organized events and experiences, working closely with sales and customer success teams, and working autonomously and proactively to solve problems and improve processes.

About Nerdy:

Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY), the parent company of Varsity Tutors, is a leading platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology. The Company’s purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of all ages to experts, delivering superior value on both sides of the network. Nerdy’s comprehensive learning destination provides learning experiences across 3,000+ subjects and multiple formats—including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. Nerdy’s flagship business, Varsity Tutors, is one of the nation’s largest platforms for live online tutoring and classes. Its solutions are available directly to students and consumers, as well as through schools and other institutions. Learn more about Nerdy at https://www.nerdy.com/.


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in event planning or event coordination in a corporate environment, preferably in B2B. EdTech experience a plus!
  • Proven track record of creative, successful events
  • Experience working with colleagues in graphic design, sales, marketing, and communications
  • Excellent organizational, communication, negotiating, and multitasking skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain a customer-service mindset
  • Understand and appreciate that Nerdy is an apolitical company and that we can have the largest impact if we are united in our focus on helping people learn and not divided or distracted by advancing unrelated causes


  • Event & In-Person Marketing:
    • Work closely with the Sr. Marketing Events Manager to develop a complete understanding of the requirements for every event
    • Research vendors and make selections based on their quality and cost for our hosted and field events
    • Book venues, schedule speakers, update budgeting trackers, and book hotel room blocks (when needed)
    • Develop event materials (collateral & swag) and work with design and vendors to produce and manage inventory and optimize pricing
    • Manage the distribution of sales and customer success team “event kits” and materials (swag and printed collateral) production and shipping for prospect and customer visits as well as events and conferences
  • Demand Generation:
    • Work closely with the Director of Marketing and operations team to measure the success of each event and conference
    • Prepare event lists and leads for sales
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Work closely with the sales and customer success teams to align marketing event efforts regionally across territories
    • Ensure that all Varsity Tutors reps are prepared for events and conferences - while some travel is required, you are often not onsite so clear communication and expectations are key, as well as being available when events occur (sometimes outside of traditional working hours).
    • Communicate event strategies, results, and recommendations to stakeholders

Varsity Tutors Leadership Principles

Relentless Focus on Customers * Comfort with Ambiguity * Ownership * Simplify * Intellectual Curiosity * Build Teams * Think Big * Insist on High Standards * Bias for Action * Build Trust * Go Deep * Have Conviction * Deliver Results * Are Right, a Lot


  • Competitive Salary plus Equity in the Company
  • Remote Position, fully work from home
  • Flexible PTO
  • Free Learning Membership for you and immediate family members