Event Coordinator

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Marketing
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: slsmktd.dc@hirestrategy.com

Our client, a well-known nonprofit association in the DC metro area, is looking for a successful and enthusiastic Event Coordinator to assist in events from conception through to completion for a 3-6 month long contract. Some of the responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing events that meet quality expectations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Event Coordinator will be assisting in event planning, design and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction
  • The Event Coordinator will conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals
  • Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders
  • The Event Coordinator will propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
  • Organize facilities and manage all event's details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
  • The Event Coordinator will cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicize event
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in a related role, recent college grads are welcome to apply as well
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • MS Office proficiency
  • BS in Event Management / Marketing or related field


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