Posting Number 2018-4127 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2018-01-19 Union N/A School/Division School of Professional Studies (CP1108) Department Name : Office of Events (Administrators) FT/PT Full-Time
SPS Office of Events is seeking an Events Assistant to consult with client departments to plan and implement events that meet strategic goals of the School; conceptualize themes, present ideas, and research requests, assess feasibility, and make recommendations to ensure the implementation of successful, targeted events. In conjunction with the Senior Director, plan and execute the Tisch Center conference, SPS Convocation and other SPS events within the School of Professional Studies. Facilitate all aspects of event administration including facilities, budgeting, participant communication and vendor relations and payments. Consult with Director on management of large-scale events; research vendors, options, pricing structures, etc. Project expenses; determine staffing, space, and equipment needs; conduct post-event evaluations for Director, recommending future improvements.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education: None
Required Experience: 3 years' experience planning and implementing special events or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Proficiency with technology and social media. Strong customer service skills. Highly creative with the ability to develop new ideas for clients. Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with database applications.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with technology and social media. Strong customer service skills. Highly creative with the ability to develop new ideas for clients. Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with database applications.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: None
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