Georgetown University Washington , DC 20319
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Office of Event Management & Scheduling
Georgetown University Law Center
The Event Coordinator plans and executes various mid-and high-level events in support of the Law Center's mission, and provides assistance to other staff members in the Office of Event Management & Scheduling for larger, more complex events happening both on campus and at locations off site. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Create and manage event budgets, produce timelines, and work with the event sponsor on all aspects of the program
Plan and execute virtual and hybrid events as needed, including those taking place in the 9th floor convening space at 500 First Street, NW.
Support an array of events including conferences, symposia, faculty retreats, orientation, reunion, as well as wide variety of receptions, dinners and special events
Serve as a liaison to the Dean's office, VIPs, alumni, faculty, students and staff
Reporting directly to Director of the Office of Event Management & Scheduling, the Events Coordinator is an integral part of the overall operations in special events, working both independently on numerous events and providing support to other team members as needed on a myriad of other large scale events.
Bachelor's degree - preference for marketing, public relations, communications or a related field
At least 2 to 3 years of experience working in the event planning field
Analytical judgment, competent decision-making skills, and the ability to prioritize competing demands in an office that plans hundreds of events during the year
A high degree of autonomy and initiative, along with the ability to work without close supervision
Ability to interface with the public and maintain highly confidential information with professional discretion
Strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Familiarity with working in an academic or non-profit environment
Familiarity with EMS, Social Tables, and Cvent
Work Mode: Hybrid. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.
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