Virtual Event Host


US-based remote role


+VIRTUAL EVENT HOST (PART-TIME) - New York State or California

BreakoutIQ is looking for virtual event hosts to lead our corporate team-building events. Our activities currently include virtual puzzle-based escape room games, scavenger hunts, gam shows, trivia nights, and pitch competitions.

We’re looking to add to our team ahead of a busy December holiday event schedule.

While this is a fully remote role, we do require you to have a legal place of residence in either New York State or California at this time.

This role is expected to start on 11/8, with the following breakdown:

  • 11/8 – 12/5: 10 – 15 hours / week of training and occasional events
  • 12/6 – 12/22: A very busy event schedule. We ask you to keep your schedule as free as possible during this time. Workload is expected to range between 20 to 40 hours / week, with schedules determined in an ongoing manner as each event is booked and staffed.
  • After 12/22: We’ll reassess and discuss to see if there is a fit for an ongoing role in a more limited capacity. However, please plan on this being a seasonal role.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

  • Enthusiasm and an engaging communication style
  • Experience with event facilitation and comfort working with large groups
  • Interpersonal skills to work with groups from a variety of roles and industries
  • Confidence and calm presence in hectic/busy event settings
  • Familiarity with Zoom’s core features and general proficiency with SaaS tools
  • Attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks

WHAT A BREAKOUTIQ VIRTUAL EVENT HOST DOES:

  • Host and facilitate lively team-building activities – almost always with one or more co-hosts
  • Manage Zoom and other video conferencing tools to welcome attendees, manage their movement between Breakout Rooms and main sessions, and screenshare presentations
  • Be a lively host during sign on and recap times, engaging participants and making sure they understand and enjoy the activity
  • Monitor our scoreboards and facilitator tools to provide personalized hints and support to teams during gameplay
  • Works with stable internet connection in a quiet, distraction free environment

PERKS:

  • Flexible hours, fully remote work
  • Occasional internal team building activities with the rest of our team
  • Passionate and driven team – we don’t forget to have fun!

JOB DETAILS:

  • Time Frame: 11/8/21 expected start
  • Schedule: All events are on weekdays. Most events are between 9 am and 6 pm in your time zone, with occasional events falling outside of these hours
  • Occasional non-event hours, including 1:1s, training, testing new activities, and more
  • Compensation: $25 – 30 / Hr (based on experience)

ABOUT BREAKOUTIQ:

BreakoutIQ was born from a desire to transform team-building by creating immersive experiences that inspire collaborative critical thinking, problem solving, and most importantly, fun for the entire team!

Our core design principles:

  • Creative Problem Solving: at the root of all our activities
  • Inclusivity: our activities are meant to accommodate groups of all ages and backgrounds
  • High Engagement: we blend critical thinking with creative challenges within our games
  • Portability and Scalability: we simplify logistics for our clients and can accommodate all group sizes
  • Customizable Content: our flexible frameworks allow us to personalize each activity to our clients

We are looking to build a team that is equally passionate about our mission to deliver exciting, unique, and unforgettable activities.

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