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Jobs offered and other resources for special event professionals during the COVID crisis from Special Events Magazine

Jobs offered and other resources for special event professionals during the COVID crisis

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Event Coordinator, Special Events (Seasonal)

The Event Coordinator is part of a team that develops and produces high end events for the Aerospace & Defense industry. This candidate will oversee all aspects of event planning and management for external special events, and must have experience in planning five-star dinners, and award ceremonies for large business-to-business events.

Event Coordinator Job Duties:

  • Creating event proposals which fit client requirements and presenting proposals by deadline
  • Maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues
  • Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list
  • Delegating event planning tasks to other staff members where necessary
  • Demonstrating to clients strong knowledge of venues and vendor offerings and taking clients on tours of venue possibilities
  • Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers
  • Staying under budget while planning event specifications
  • Issuing invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner, and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports
  • Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors
  • Communicating with marketing team to create effective advertisements for each event, and when necessary crafting marketing materials such as print and Internet advertisements for individual events
  • Anticipating and planning for different scenarios
  • Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events, including possessing a strong working knowledge of the company to further these sales opportunities
  • Planning multiple events at once

Event Coordinator Skills and Qualifications:
Organization, Event Planning Experience, Team Management Experience, Time-Management, Sales, Knowledge of Common Reservation Software, Attention to Detail, Team-Oriented, Strong Written and Verbal Communication, Strong Client-Facing Skills, Marketing Knowledge or Previous Experience, Vendor and Entertainment Research, Initiative, Enthusiasm, Flexibility, Degree in Event Planning or Marketing Preferred

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