Monday , February 26 2024

Wildlife Conservation Jobs – Event Coordinator

Website Wildlife Conservation Society

Job Description:

Ideal candidate must be highly driven, maintain a positive attitude while working in a fast paced environment. The Event Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Sales Team with but, not limited to, internal event orders, phone log, site visits, floor plans and organizational duties. The Event Coordinator’s top priority will be to ensure a successful event that upholds WCS standards while adhering to WCS policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creating diagrams and set up for banquets under supervision of Sales Manager
  • Drive safely to and from designated areas within events using company motor vehicle
  • Handle administrative details and input orders for internal and external events
  • Conducting site visits on behalf of Sales Team
  • Answer and delegate all incoming phone calls and emails
  • Work collaboratively with fellow employees and managers.
  • Ensure high level of service while maintaining a professional and personable demeanor with clients and vendors
  • Assist at events, when required by Sales Manager
  • Perform other related duties assigned by Sales Manager
  • Communicate effectively with both Sales and Operations teams for flawless execution of events
  • Follow all WCS safety and security policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have full availability including day shift, weekends and holidays
  • Working knowledge of Caterease, or other event CRM software a plus
  • Prior event experience strongly preferred
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be able to work independently and/or with other team members with limited supervision
  • Must be able to lift 25-pounds
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • May be required to work at other WCS facilities as necessary, including Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo and New York Aquarium.
  • Valid driver’s license required; New York residents must possess a valid New York license; valid out-of-state license required for out-of-state residents
  • Must be reliable, neat, highly organized, and accurate
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure, follow instructions and meet strict deadlines

Job Details:

Company: Wildlife Conservation Society

Vacancy Type:  Temporary

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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