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Events Coordinator 2

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-23
Req: R-980


111B-YN - Events Coordinator 2

Business Title:

Events Coordinator 2


Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

WSU Conference Management holds offices in Puyallup, WA (36 miles outside of Seattle) and Pullman, WA (on the east side of the state), working together to lead the region in event management. We partner with federal and state agencies, non-profits, and university colleagues to deliver exceptional event experiences for clients and attendees. This position can work at one of the two locations. Perform work using knowledge and experience specific to marketing, development, and delivery of events and conferences. In consultation with supervisor and conference leads, develop and manage communication messages for participants and potential participants using eBlast software, various social media platforms, website development and registration software, and paper-based communication delivery methods. Advise program participants, leaders, students, and/or the public regarding program content, policies, procedures, and learning activities. Coordinate, schedule, and monitor program delivery logistics. Implement these programs in the most efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner possible. Complete multiple team and independent projects on short timelines in a fast-paced environment with utmost professionalism.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduation or equivalent and three (3) years of work experience involving public contact such as secretarial, sales promotion, setting up conferences, public information, or in the hospitality industry; OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Demonstrated experience successfully completing multiple team and independent projects on short timelines in a fast-paced environment with utmost professionalism.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint.

  • Position requires occasional evening and/or weekend work to support conference and/or event needs.

  • Possession of or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with event management software platforms.

  • Membership in a meeting planner association.

  • Event management experience including logistics planning, budget development, or working with clients and the public.

  • Experience composing publicity copy, such as newsletters, eBlasts, announcements, or website copy.

  • Demonstrated experience composing publicity across various social media platforms.

Additional Information:


Academic Outreach and Innovation

Department Name:

Conference Management

Department Link:

WSU Professional Education | Washington State University

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164-5222
Puyallup, WA 98371

Monthly Salary:






Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by May 23, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time