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Event Coordinator - Full Time


Develops new prospects and interacts with existing customers to increase sales for the University Guest House & Conference Center. Requires a positive attitude and must have the ability to work effectively as part of a team, provides outstanding customer service. Develops client relations, orally and written. Establishes client needs, recommends site location, equipment, advertising, staffing, long and short-term goal setting, purchasing and accounting. Writes and edits conference & group contracts/agreements. May assign, direct and review work of support staff. Monitors on-site progress of events. Ensures the day-to-day activities and events of the conference are on schedule and properly organized. Works with Conference Operations, Maintenance, and Housekeeping staff to ensure meeting spaces are set up, operational, and clean for incoming conference groups. Maintains numerous files and records. Oversees daily program operations and coordinates program activities. Develops and implements program goals and objectives. Monitors program quality and effectiveness and research improvement methods. Establishes program budget; monitors and approves related expenditures and ensures budget goals are met. Advises staff, students and others regarding program policies, goals and related technical issues. Prepares reports, financial statements and records on program status and progress for management and outside agencies.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

One year of conference management experience preferred.

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