Evening Events Coordinator


Job Type

Part Time

Published:

04/16/2018

Application Deadline:

05/26/2018

Address

1395 Lexington Avenue
New York
New York
10128
United States

Description

Position Summary


Reporting to the Director of Dance and Adult Programming, the Evening Event Coordinator will provide support for a variety of adult education events including talks and panels in the Food, Health and Wellness, Theater, Art & Ideas and “B-School” series, among others.


Essential Functions


  • Liaise with the Building Services and AV/IT departments to ensure that the event space is properly set up, in a timely manner, with all the required furniture, equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Greet speakers and publicists upon arrival, answering any questions they have, reviewing the run of show, and providing hospitality before the event.
  • Welcome patrons, managing the guest list with the box office as necessary.
  • Introduce the speaker(s); provide support during the event, troubleshooting any issues that arise; manage Q&A sessions; and manage any book sales and signing, as appropriate. 
  • Serve as a liaison between the daytime Adult Education program staff and the evening speaker, publicists and patrons, updating the daytime staff regularly on any pertinent information or feedback. 
  • Assist with other administrative duties relating to the Adult Education programs upon request. 


Education, Skills and Experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and demonstrate excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience and interest in cultural and education programming
  • Experience working in administrative capacity with keen attention to detail
  • Prior experience in planning, coordinating and executing events, programs or classes highly desirable


Hours:

Typical work schedule will be: Monday through Thursday, 6-9:30pm. Some flexibility in this regard will be required.

 


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://external-92y.icims.com/jobs/1525/evening-events-coordinator/job

To apply please submit a cover letter along with your resume.


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