EVENT MANAGER

Location
Athens
Posted
Jun 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary This position is responsible for the administration, planning, promotion, and coordination of specific CAES conferences and special events as assigned by CAES administration. The position will provide support for all facets of the planning process - project management and facilitation; budget planning and control; event management including marketing and promotion, registration, participant experience, and evaluation; facility, participant, client and vendor relationships - while serving as the primary point of contact for each event. In-state travel and non-traditional work hours are common and necessary to perform the functions of this position. This is a highly visible position that demands a high level of professionalism and extensive customer service skills, and willingness to handle all planning and administrative details of meetings and events. A candidate in this position must thrive in a challenging and fast paced atmosphere where prioritizing and multi-tasking are the norm. Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills are mandatory. This dynamic position must perform effectively in a team. Minimum Qualifications Completion of a bachelor's degree in relevant field and 7 years of related experience in event coordination; an equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree