Event Manager University of California, Los Angeles
Salary: $4,009 - $7,925 monthly
Position Description: The UCLA Marketing & Special Events team provides leadership in creating revenue-producing marketing programs and special events for critical campuswide initiatives, such as student recruitment and fundraising. These programs and events are targeted toward critical internal and external stakeholders and help address UCLA's ability to compete for the best students and faculty and attract ever increasing private resources. Internal partners include External Affairs (Development, Alumni Relations, Government and Community Relations, and Advancement Services) and academic and administrative units, including undergraduate and graduate education and the Chancellor's Office.
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Special Events and Protocol, the Event Manager manages all facets of university-sponsored events, including developing proposals, event programs, guest lists, budgets, logistics, and promotional materials, within time limits and on budget. He/She partners with university officials and staff as well as campus service providers to produce events, taking into consideration goals, themes, audiences and university priorities. The Event Manager will have event management skills to coordinate all event logistics including audio-visual, entertainment, security, parking, transportation, printing, decor, catering, rentals, insurance, licenses and permits. He/She identifies vendors and venues and negotiates contracts; develops advertising and promotional strategies for events; inputs data to create event reports; develops and monitors event budgets; reconciles expenses; acts as day-of event manager and tracks and analyzes event statistics. The Event Manager recruits, trains and supervises volunteers. This position involves a high-degree of self-management and the ability to work equally well independently as well as in a team environment. Working hours may include weekends, evenings and holidays and light travel is required.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.