Tuesday, January 21, 2014

We're Hiring an Event Coordinator

Position:          Event Coordinator

Status:             Part-Time (90-day probationary period)
                        Scheduling will be in advance and will be as needed
                        May include evenings and weekends

Job Purpose:    Provide event planning, logistics management, venue and vendor negotiations, and onsite stage and event management.

Skills Needed:  Good customer service skills
                        Event planning / event logistics experience
                        Greater Giving knowledge
                        Basic knowledge of AV and catering
                        Organizational skills
                        Quick responsiveness
                        Ability to prioritize
                        Microsoft Suite knowledge
                        Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Job Duties:     
·       Job responsibilities before an event are to:
o   Work closely with project managers to execute event needs
o   Identify and contract venues, food and beverage, and vendors
o   Manage guest seating
o   Manage production schedule
o   Identify volunteer needs onsite
o   Manage room layout
o   Manage any permit or insurance needs
·       Job responsibilities will be assigned onsite during an event but could fall in any of the following categories:
o   Registration management (guest check-in and check- out)
o   Event set up, load in, and prep
o   Volunteer training and support
o   Stage management
o   Beverage and catering management
·       Other duties as assigned for event production and onsite management

To Apply:
·       Submit cover letter, resume, and two references to Kristin Steele via email: kristin@samanthaswaim.com by February 4, 2014. No phone calls, please.