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Event Planner

Private Profile
The Rock, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 01/16/2012
Categories: Hospitality - Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Special Events Coordinator
Definition: Under general direction, coordinates and plans special events and activities to enhance programs; performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:
Build strong consumer relationships and promote positive brand identity and awareness
Generates necessary documents for special events/corporate picnics
Create and revise room layouts for each event
Manage event folders
Ensure customer satisfaction
Follow up for each event
Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting
Prepare and modify event contracts as requested
Present new ideas to prospective clients
Work with other team managers to coordinate all aspects of the event

Passion for creating memorable events and experiences
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays
Must be able to stand and sit in extreme weather conditions for long periods of time
Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision
Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality
Bachelor's degree preferred; significant work experience can substitute for the degree
At least 1 year experience coordinating special events
Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; email and web searches
Strong moral character and integrity
Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a high stress environment, under substantial time pressure
Comfortable in leading and facilitating meetings

Please no phone calls or emails