A World-Changing Company
Palantir builds the world's leading software for data-driven decisions and operations. By bringing the right data to the people who need it, our platforms empower our partners to develop lifesaving drugs, forecast supply chain disruptions, locate missing children, and more.
Events Specialists bring internal and external events to life, creating fun and friendly environments for Palantir's employees and external communities to connect. In this role, you will operate independently, ideate as a team, and position our events to help represent and enrich Palantir.
Success in this position relies on your ability to own and run a number of large projects simultaneously, across the globe. We want hardworking individuals driven by passion.Core Responsibilities
What We Value
Schedule, implement, and coordinate all logistics for internal and industry-related events such as company info sessions, events, off-sites, social events, holiday parties, tech talks, and conferences, operating both independently and as a part of a team. Build contingency plans, and troubleshoot level-one technical problems. Lead vendors, forecast and carry out event budgets. Collect data and complete reporting following team guidelines.
Excellent social skills - both in person and by phone. Excellent organizational skills, with a shown ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Strong project management skills, with the ability to be on track for simultaneous events of varying scales and different timeline. Ability to operate autonomously and proactively, and navigate an ambiguous environment. Ability to adapt quickly to new systems and tools that are used by the team (e.g. SplashThat/Box/Quip/Slack/Excel/ticketing systems, etc.). Experience with audio, sound, and technical AV. Experience and eagerness to do manual work for setup and tear down of events. Able to work events from start to finish throughout the year, which will include nights and weekends required. Open to travel up to 30% of time required.
Life at Palantir
We want every Palantirian to achieve their best outcomes, that's why we celebrate individuals' strengths, skills, and interests, from your first interview to your longterm growth, rather than rely on traditional career ladders. Paying attention to the needs of our community enables us to optimize our opportunities to grow and helps ensure many pathways to success at Palantir. Promoting health and well-being across all areas of Palantirians' lives is just one of the ways we're investing in our community. Learn more at Life at Palantir and note that our offerings may vary by region.
In keeping consistent with Palantir's values and culture, we believe employees are “better together” and in-person work affords the opportunity for more creative outcomes. Therefore, we encourage employees to work from our offices to foster connectivity and innovation. Many teams do offer hybrid options (WFH a day or two a week), allowing our employees to strike the right trade- off for their personal productivity. Based on business need, there are a few roles that allow for “Remote” work on an exceptional basis. If you are applying for one of these roles, you must work from the state in which you are employed. If the positing is specified as Onsite, you are required to work from an office.
Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that all Palantirians share the responsibility of upholding our commitment to these values and encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to join us in solving the world's hardest problems. Palantir does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster , EEO poster supplement and Pay Transparency Notice for additional information.
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