Events Manager, Kenan Institute
Department: Kenan Institute of Private Ent - 331600
Vacancy ID: P009303
Position Summary: The Events Manager will be responsible for producing events from conception through to completion. Event coordinator responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations. Specific responsibilities include: * Plan, design and produce events while managing all project delivery elements within time limits * Liaise with relevant Kenan Institute affiliated centers and relevant Kenan-Flagler faculty to identify their needs and to ensure satisfaction * Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals * Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality * Organize facilities and manage all event's details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc. * Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations * Specify staffing requirements and coordinate their activities * Manage marketing to promote and publicize events * Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day * Conduct pre- and post- event evaluations and report on outcomes * Demonstrate a high-level of expertise and accountability
Application Deadline: 12/02/2018
Qualification and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
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Special Instructions for Applicants: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.