Events Specialist

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
28 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4875/G2717

Job Description

Serve as a primary contact for events and conferences including summer conference housing programs for University and non-University clients. Coordinate, arrange and support at all stages of event planning and execution. Develop and oversee preparation of proposals, contracts, event diagrams, and printed /published event materials. Advise clients on, event set-ups, menus, budget, timelines and other logistics. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with University and non-University vendors while making negotiations and arrangements both in planning and as an onsite liaison during events. Provide exceptional customer service as a resource and guide for new and returning clients to ensure the overall success of each program.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree in related field and three to five years of experience to include customer service, hospitality or conference/event related experience; project and resource coordination; and effective interpersonal, communications, and analytical skills. Ability to work evenings and weekends and a driver’s license is required. RESUMES WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular