Events Manager

Oakland, California, United States


At the National Equity Project, we believe that every child has the right to a quality education, and we support people to become the leaders who make good on that promise. Our mission is to dramatically improve educational experiences, outcomes, and life options for students and families who have been historically underserved by their schools and districts. We work to build culture, conditions, and competencies for excellence and equity in districts, schools, classrooms, nonprofits, and communities. We work with partners across the U.S. who are committed to achieving equity in education.

We are seeking a full-time Events Manager to lead and manage the logistical activities for the Black Teacher Project (BTP) as well as the Center for Equity Leadership (CEL). The ideal candidate is passionate and meticulous about creating an environment that supports racial affinity spaces and the positive engagement of participants. We are looking for someone in this role that is highly organized, self-aware, self-motivated, systems-minded and detail oriented. They must have excellent communication skills and a proven ability to offer superior customer service. This person should be aligned with our mission and core values of working toward equity.

This position is based out of Oakland, CA and will require working and attending some events in the evenings and weekends.

Areas of Responsibility

Events Management:

Event Promotion and Registration Management

Internal Events & Operations

CEL Planning & Development



The National Equity Project is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. All employment opportunities are decided upon on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We encourage people from historically underserved communities and groups to apply, and welcome your application even if you do not meet every one of the above requirements.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with expertise and previous experience. Our benefits package is comprehensive.

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