Freelance Research & Event Logistics Associate

This is an independent contractor position. This position is responsible for completing ongoing business tradeshow research and events logistics projects potentially across several clients. The ideal person is a detail-oriented, curious, and forward-thinking team player with the ability to turn event, market, and competitor data into insightful strategy maps. Once a strategy is set, continuously track identified segments to capture periodic opportunities as they present. This role also includes industry and competitive intelligence research. As well as outreach activities to secure event logistics for exhibitor participation and hosted hospitality venue identification. The role requires effective communication to MEET, the ability to manage multiple projects, and to create tracking processes where appropriate. Yup, that means building the airplane while you’re flying it!

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with MEET management to identify & align on research needs
  • Prioritize event research and logistics work based on client objectives, resources, & deadlines
  • Manage timelines and milestones
  • Communicate clearly and in an effective manner with MEET
  • Assess multiple layers of identified data, prioritize on relevance to remove unnecessary inputs, and present a cohesive recommendation based on discovered insights
  • Manage client reporting and communication needs, with a focus on providing well-thought-out insights and analyses
  • Prioritize ad-hoc data requests and troubleshoot implications for our internal team members
  • Utilize all the appropriate MEET and customer software and systems
  • Establish best practices for improving our research and logistic management processes

Key Attributes

  • 1-2 years of work experience in business research, event logistics, or relevant experience
  • Ability to conduct critical analysis, identify key insights, and manage priorities
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet use (bonus points for Google Sheets experience)
  • Strong, proactive communication skills
  • Responsible for documenting standards and best practices methods
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, and client-focused
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-directed, time management
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and perform as needed under tight deadlines

Start Date: Immediate
Work Location: Anywhere
Hours per week: Flexible

Compensation: TBD based on experience and productivity

Company Overview
MEET helps international B2B companies gain traction and scale in the U.S. through trade shows, events, and strategic connections. We change outcomes by helping clients engage and enroll high-quality prospects in-person. Our focus is on continually improving each client’s event participation ROI. MEET is a results-based organization. We collaborate to set realistic expectations and milestones around projects and you manage your schedule to achieve them.

How to apply: Contact Kelly Kenney at or +1 (860) 490-9550. Include your resume or recent project work list, references related to business research and/or logistics work, and your current availability.

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