Event Coordinator

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Event Coordinator Job Description

 

Job Title: Event Coordinator

 

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

 

Location: [Insert location]

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized event coordinator to join our team. The event coordinator will be responsible for planning and executing various events, such as weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings. The ideal candidate will be able to work well under pressure, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Plan and execute various events, including weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings

- Develop event timelines and budgets

- Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to ensure all aspects of the event are in place

- Negotiate with vendors and suppliers to obtain the best possible pricing and services

- Ensure all necessary permits and licenses are obtained

- Develop and manage event budgets

- Handle event logistics, such as transportation, accommodations, and catering

- Communicate with clients to understand their event goals and expectations

- Develop event themes and concepts

- Select event venues and coordinate with venue staff

- Manage event setup, including the arrangement of tables, chairs, and decorations

- Manage event execution and ensure all aspects of the event are running smoothly

- Troubleshoot any issues that arise during the event

- Manage event breakdown and ensure that the venue is left in the same condition as when it was first entered

 

Requirements:

 

- Bachelor's degree in hospitality management, business administration, or related field

- 2+ years of experience in event planning and coordination

- Excellent communication and negotiation skills

- Strong organizational and time-management skills

- Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

- Strong attention to detail

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and event planning software

- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time

 

Salary:

 

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.