Event Manager


Published:

01/04/2018

Start Date

03/05/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Event Manager is responsible for oversight of YAP’s events from conception to completion, ensuring that all events are successful, cost-effective, and align with the organization’s goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, highly organized, with outstanding communications, negotiation, and customer service skills.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of YAP DC programs, in line with the organizational standards and goals.
  • Create a detailed workflow to successfully complete the program.
  • Management and oversight of all event details including but not limited to the venue, catering, invitee lists, equipment and promotional material
  • Promote the event on various media and communication channels, in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications Manager.
  • Identify the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to successfully implement the program. Source and negotiate with vendors and partners.
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers as needed.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Vice President of Operations to ensure the quality of the work completed meets organizational standards.


Requirements:

  • BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred
  • Proven experience as an event manager
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Customer-service oriented
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • Experience with negotiating contracts.
  • Sales skills and an aptitude for building productive business relationships.
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects independently.

Remote

Ok

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