Manager of Programs & Events

Emerging Prairie is looking to add a teammate into a new role, Manager of Programs and Events within the organization. Our ideal teammate is someone who is not afraid to take charge, is willing to lead with confidence and has experience working on events, conferences, and programs. The Manager of Programs and Events will need to be able to jump into the role and quickly get up to speed on historical context, future needs, and strategic planning for the 2019 year.

Our goal is to add an experienced, self-driven professional with the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, support a diverse team, and keep up in a fast-paced agile environment. Our team needs someone who excels at selling the vision, is extremely detail-oriented, and is capable of managing multiple projects and teams simultaneously. The Manager of Programs and Events will need to anticipate project needs, identify work priorities, meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work early mornings, evenings and weekends on occasion during events. Emerging Prairie events range in size from 50-person summits to the 2200-person TEDxFargo.

View the complete job description here.

To apply: Send a cover letter and résumé to

Application deadline: Tuesday, October 23rd

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Danella Myers