Full or part-time job opening / by Michele Costa

gosadi is growing and hiring a SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR!

The gosadi platform and accompanying app were founded by industry experts to help independent designers and artists streamline e-commerce management and increase pattern sales. The gosadi web platform and mobile companion app are for anyone designing & publishing knitting, crochet, and Tunisian crochet patterns for sale. gosadi helps its users work smarter so they can focus on their designs.



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Logistics Summary:

Position:  Special Events Coordinator

Type: full-time with flexible hours

Location: Remote, with travel 5 times per year for events or special meetings

Compensation: $50 – $58k, DOE + health coverage, generous PTO

Timeline: looking to hire soon

This is a 100% remote position with flexible hours. Role requires travel for events and meetings (at minimum 5 events per year).


gosadi is hiring a Special Events Coordinator!

We are a small start up with a passionate team looking for our next team member.

The gosadi platform and accompanying app were founded by industry experts to help independent designers and artists streamline e-commerce management and increase pattern sales.


The ideal candidate has a strong passion for product launch, community building, and creativity and is able to work as part of a collaborative team.

Additional Skills you will need to succeed and thrive at gosadi:

  • Be comfortable with marketing & asset management tools i.e. Trello, Asana, Slack, Canva, GSuite, Google Docs, Sheets, Word, Excel and others.

  • Multi-task & prioritize time and resource management with ease.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and ability to work as a part of a team.

  • Strong Copywriting skills and the ability to adapt to brand voice for event materials.

  • Ability to demonstrate tact and discretion in preparing, disclosing and handling proprietary information.

  • A natural relationship builder, with the ability to work well with the internal gosadi team and our larger network of community members.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing business needs in a startup environment.

  • Proactive approach – the ability to anticipate future actions that may be required of a task while clearly communicating your steps and process to the rest of the team.

  • Must have strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.

** Bonus if you knit or crochet or have such craft knowledge.

** Bonus if you have experience with Accessibility advocacy. 

Role Outline:

The Special Events Coordinator focuses on supporting the Marketing department for the product and community building by managing our presence at various industry events up to 5 times per year to help bring this exciting new product to market.

Objectives of this role:

  • Seamless planning and execution of events.

  • Driving more awareness of the product and brand through events.

  • Increase engagement for existing audiences with high-quality social initiatives.

  • Build community by acquiring new audience and subscribers.

  • Track metrics and insights from event attendance.

  • Identify new and inventive ways to bring out product to life through events.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Administer the set-up and tear-down of display and activities at events, leveraging the Gosadi Shows & Events Guide specifications.

  • Keep Shows & Events Guide up to date as we continue to refine processes.

  • Maintain inventory of event and marketing assets (swag).

  • Coordinating event budget and appropriate funds sensibly per event.

  • Order and/or retrieve materials in a timely manner for events.

  • Create event assets and materials (ie: signage, displays, etc).

  • Secure talent for events as needed.

  • Arrange event logistics (travel, hotel, etc).

  • Assist in all event planning and preparation.

  • Develop and execute event follow up action items.

  • Manage on site activities at event.

  • Be the main point of contact at all events.

  • Events where we are a sponsor: coordinate sponsorship packages.

  • Events where we are a host: coordinate host assignments.

  • Secure event staffing per gosadi Show & Events Guide.

  • Collaborate with Social Media Coordinator for on site event strategy and promotion.

  • Become a product expert and be enthusiastic about the platform we’re building.

  • Update spreadsheets, databases and docs with event attendee information.

Available to people authorized to work within the United States. We highly encourage candidates who are LGBTQIA2S+, BIPOC, neurodiverse, disabled, from rural areas, and other communities.

If this is you, we would love to hear from you and have you join our team!

  • Listing ID: 59335
  • Contact Name: Michele Costa
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