Duties: Reporting to the Director of Special Events plan, manage and execute logistics for a wide variety of School of Nursing activities and Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) events on campus and off site. Assist the event owner to develop promotional strategies, material requirements, market identification, and timelines. Partner with the MARCOM (marketing and communications) team, the development of materials for appropriate and timely dissemination. As the point of contact with speakers, coordinate travel logistics, presentation requirements, and reimbursements in a timely fashion. With the event owner assist with the development of event budgets, research venues and vendors, negotiate costs, and monitor expenses. Participate in the post-event debrief and evaluation for content and financial success and to inform for future planning.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field with 3-5 years progressively responsible administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; prior experience planning, coordinating and marketing special events with extensive follow-through needed. This position requires strong initiative, sound judgment and organizational savvy with the capacity to exercise discretion. Superior people skills along with a strong customer service orientation is essential for success in this role. Knowledge of University policies and procedures is highly desired. Prior proposal evaluation and budget management experience needed.
The successful candidate will be a team player who possesses superior organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with competing deadlines and priorities. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to compose and edit written communications essential. (Writing samples are required). A systems thinker with a results orientation is needed. Excellent PC skills in MS Office including strong database management and efficient use of the Internet required. Knowledge of Adobe Suite or Publisher preferred as well as Atlas and iModules (email and event management software) a plus.. Demonstrated ability to develop systems and procedures and provide a high level of solution driving problem solving required. Prior graphic design experience a plus.
Reference Number: 06-28734
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Nursing Development
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: A-General/Professional Administrative