At direction of IWHR Director and Sr. BSS, plan and coordinate meetings, conferences, receptions, retreats, seminars, dinners, fundraising events, and administrative functions
Manage all day-of event activities including setup, vendor and caterer relations, registration and attendee needs, volunteers, speaker relations including audio/visual requirements (microphones, projection needs, etc.), and cleanup.
Assist Director with donor engagement via in person, phone calls, email, social media and print
In partnership with Public Relations:
create, design and distribute alumni, department, and fundraising newsletters
manage social media presence, engage and grow followers with frequent content.
Other duties as assigned.
Salary Range: $15.29 - $20.70/hour
University Title: Communications Coordinator
Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Up to 20 hours per week.
Variable days and times.
Some events will occur during evenings and weekends.
An Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
A Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, hospitality, or related area.
One year of event planning experience.
Experience in building relationships with donors, vendors and other external contacts.
Ability to lift 20+ pounds as required for event execution.
Exceptional audio and visual communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and/or PowerPoint) and creative/publishing software.
In addition to the online application, please submit a current Resume and Cover Letter.
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Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
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