Event and Conference Coordinator

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Ajilon Professional Staffing Alexandria, VA

Company
Ajilon Professional Staffing
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23175315.21603271
AJE Ref #
576147075
Location
Alexandria, VA
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

JOB DESCRIPTION

span We are looking for an Event & Conference Coordinator for an internationally recognized non-profit located in Alexandria, VA who will manage events from conception to completion. This role requires someone who has experience in event coordination and is used to the fast pace and customer service that comes with it. You will be managing planning for a multitude of events at the same time including registration, program coordination, layout design, and all other logistics. You will also be dealing with sponsors and handling vendors. This organization is known for having a terrific team and a great work/life balance. The position will be 9am-5pm with some flexibility for events after hours, and comes with free parking. br   br Responsibilities: br ul
li Work with the team to schedule upcoming events and identify the goal of each function /li li Manage all details of event planning including venue, catering, entertainment, layout, equipment, marketing materials, etc. /li li Coordinate event logistics including registration, seating arrangements, attendee tracking, presentation equipment and materials /li li Troubleshoot potential issues throughout the event, pro-actively handling any problems /li li Manage the event budget, negotiate contracts, and secure the best possible options /li /ul
  br Requirements: br ul
li Associate’s degree in Hospitality or Business Management, Bachelor’s degree preferred /li li Minimum 1 year of prior event experience /li li Excellent customer service /li /ul
  br /span