Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Senior Event Coordinator (41221)

Expired Job

Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 months ago

Senior Event Coordinator Georgia World Congress Center Authority

At the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), we are committed to creating a consistently compelling experience for every guest who walks onto our campus. It's what sets us apart and what fuels our vision to be the No.1 convention, sports, and entertainment destination in the world.

Our team members, regardless of role or responsibility, are dedicated to bringing this commitment to life every day. If you're results-oriented, passionate about customer service, believe in teamwork, and possess an unwavering commitment to quality, then a career at GWCCA could be your calling. Are you ready to begin your Authority Life journey?

The GWCCA is currently seeking a Senior Event Coordinator to join our team. This role is integral in ensuring the highest level of customer experience and satisfaction. The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast paced environment, foster a team mentality, and strive for continued professional growth. The Senior Event Coordinator reports to the Event Services Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, organizes and manages assigned events within the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park.

  • Acts as primary on-site facility contact with the client; coordinates and directs the staff to provide necessary services and equipment to implement client requirements and changes in accordance with current facility policies.

  • Primary responsibility of coordinating high profile events with >2,000 peak room nights.

  • Prepare detailed event outlines, drawings and instructions to operating departments based on client specifications with consideration of facility capabilities, policies, contracts and other circumstances.

  • Review contracts to ensure all special provisions have been fulfilled.

  • Prepare, update and finalize cost estimates of event related charges.

  • Monitor event progress in accordance with plan of operations to ensure compliance. Recommend appropriate corrective action to operating departments as needed.

  • Manage on-site adjustments at the request of the client and to assure compliance with safety measures.

  • Coordinate with other Event Coordinators, operating departments, and service partners to ensure quality service to customers.

  • Conduct pre- and post-event meetings with clients and operating departments.

  • Manage, develop and provide feedback to department support staff.

  • Take lead on projects/assignments as appointed by Event Services Manager.

  • Conduct weekly Events Operations Meetings.

  • Assign new events to Event Team with guidance from the Event Services Manager(s).

  • Acquaint new staff to campus processes and team members.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage a productive works schedule as required by events assigned.

  • Ability to multi-task & work under pressure with limited resources.

  • High degree of integrity and compliance.

  • Thoroughness in task approach, follow-up & completion.

  • Ability to respond to problems and resolve issues with minimum supervision.

  • Use appropriate technology to find and process information, while continuously looking for innovative ways to enhance our performance.

  • Ability to work an irregular work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as required to perform duties and responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor degree in Hospitality Management or related field preferred.

  • Minimum four (4) year's event coordination experience in hospitality or related field preferably in convention center facility.

  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) preferred.

The Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such does not discriminate in hiring, promotions, or on terms or conditions of employment because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, eligibility for military service, disability, or for any other illegal purpose


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Event Coordinator

US Bank

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/11/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-09T00:00 About Elavon (www.elavon.com) Elavon is wholly owned by U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest bank in the United States, and provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than 1.3 million customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. As the leading provider for airlines and a top five provider in hospitality, healthcare, retail, and public sector/education, Elavon's innovative payment solutions are designed to solve pain points for businesses from small to enterprise-sized. This is the primary role for recognition events and other large-scale meetings and conference implementation. Works in coordination with a team of event professionals leading the process for strategic meeting management program implementation. Plans, develops and supports event management marketing team collaboratively and works on multiple recognition events, large-scale conferences and leadership events for a variety leaders and partners for both internal and/or external clients. Oversees and facilitates all aspects of meeting planning coordination - from site selection, vendor negotiation, event registration, marketing, onsite staffing and post-event reporting. Creates/designs event materials via email, web, and print and coordinates creation of event publications and other materials as appropriate. Coordinates attendee communications, advance and on-site registration, and post-event follow-up and evaluations. Prepares budgets and forecasts and compiles summaries of total event costs, cost-per-person, audience profiles and attendees' comments. Works on management of contracts in coordination with other business line planners and procurement. Works with vendors to coordinate travel, lodging and expenses for participants traveling to programs and events. Researches venues and recommends event sites; investigates, selects, negotiates and coordinates services with vendors, including catering and event support. Staffs events and manages onsite event registration; includes occasional travel to regional and national meetings. Basic Qualifications * High school diploma or equivalent * At least six months of meeting and event planning experience Preferred Skills/Experience * Strong customer service skills * Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills * Strong verbal, written and presentation skills * Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously * Experience planning and producing events for large groups * Creative problem-solving capabilities * Demonstrated experience meeting deadline and budget requirements * Willingness to reevaluate options and suggest alternatives for events when plans and requirements unexpectedly change * Demonstrated attention to detail * Ability to coordinate multiple events concurrently with short-term and long-term deliverables * Strong negotiation skills * Confidence while working with members of the executive team * Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications * Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud * Familiarity with SharePoint * Familiarity with corporate intranet to share files and make content updates * Experience with cloud-based file storage * Experience writing content for distribution via corporate channels (such as blogs, newsletters or intranet) US Bank Atlanta GA

Senior Event Coordinator (41221)

Expired Job

Georgia World Congress Center