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This is a 30-hour position located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the Event Coordinator focuses on three key areas: 1) event management and facilitation, 2), customer service, and 3) special projects and office support. The Event Coordinator manages events from origination to conclusion ensuring courteous sales, and successful, well-executed events.
With a broad knowledge base of the campus operations, courses, and programs, the Event Coordinator is responsible for promoting the event space for appropriate groups, providing tours and facility information, assisting on campus by directing prospective students, corporate clients or other guests to the appropriate staff, supporting the facilitation of campus and non-campus based activities, and assisting with campus operations and special projects as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in related field and 2-3 years of event coordination or event management experience required. Strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written, are critical. Must be extremely detail-oriented, be able to work independently and prioritize work to meet campus and client expectations. Must have ability to make sound decisions and judgments to best serve client’s needs and meet campus goals. Must have demonstrated ability to multitask, and see projects through from conception to execution. Strong project management and budget management skills are preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse population in a fast-paced environment and possess high levels of customer service and professionalism, particularly in stressful situations. Must have reliable transportation and be available for evening/weekend hours as needed.
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