Events Coordinator | Spokane, WA

Employer: Washington State University, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: $3,067 per month
Location: Spokane, WA
Opening Date: 06/02/2021
Closing Date: Open Until Filled - Screening to begin 06/09/2021

Job Description:

The Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, arranging, and coordinating facility and logistical support for all on- and off-site events sponsored by and in collaboration with offices within the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

With limited direction from supervisor and department leads, this role will manage and oversee event operations. This position will independently manage and coordinate repeat programs/events and develop new programs/events.

Job Duties:

Duties include establishing event plans and themes, budgets, contacting and selecting speakers, lodging, catering, security, publicity, materials, and equipment; negotiating with vendors; preparing and changing contracts; and processing billing.

Experience/Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills:

Required Qualifications:

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

Additional Requirements:

  • Four (4) years of event management or coordination experience including logistics planning, budget development, or working with clients and the public.
  • 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 event needs.
  • Valid driver’s license by date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Membership in a meeting planner association.
  • Experience composing publicity copy, such as newsletters, eblasts, announcements, website copy or social media copy.

How to Apply:

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Supplemental Information:

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 [email protected].