Job Opportunity: Events Coordinator

Job Statement:

Under supervision of the Events Director, the Events Coordinator produces over 100 exciting Metro Chamber events held across the Las Vegas Valley each year. The coordinator position requires working with other Metro Chamber staff in the planning and execution of events such as Eggs and Issues, Preview Las Vegas, Business Expo, Business Power Luncheons and more. Additionally, this position provides support to the Vegas Young Professional program supporting over 2000 young Las Vegas professionals. The coordinator role requires working with hotels and other event venues to plan space, audio visual needs, as well as food and beverage and will require the effective handling of multiple projects simultaneously. As a member of the state's leading business organization this individual will be required to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times, provide the highest level of customer service and dynamic support to members, exhibit team work and demonstrate effective communication skills.

Essential Functions/objectives:

  • Plans, coordinates and executes Metro Chamber events
  • Provides support to other members of the Events team assisting them with all aspect of event planning, operation, site locations, vendors, and reporting
  • Coordinates and oversees staff participation at Metro Chamber events
  • Actively supports and participates in Metro Chamber programs and events
  • Provides data and analysis to support planning and budgeting process
  • Assists in all aspects of the department, including internal event set up and take down
  • Acts as a mentor to new and existing talent as requested by management
  • Maintains the Master Events Calendar
  • Files correspondence, assists in maintaining event files
  • Holds self to the highest levels of professionalism and results
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or related experience preferred
  • Event experience preferred
  • Experience in venue selection and contracts; knowledge of local venues
  • Experience in building and maintaining quality relationships
  • Is an ambassador of the Metro Chamber at all times, and reflects the best interest of the Metro Chamber in all internal and external communication
  • Intermediate level capabilities in MS Office and database programs. Proficient in MS Word, Excel and computerized database management. Minimum keyboard skills at 40 wpm
  • Flexible, open to the evolution of process and new information; adapts behavior and work methods accordingly, in response to new information, conditions or obstacles; supports organizational direction throughout team
  • Knowledge of Chamber policies and member benefits
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, self-starter, creative, customer service oriented, strong verbal and written skills, high energy, flexible, solution oriented
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; a high degree of professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and administrative skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced office environment and independently prioritize work
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Understands accounting procedures and able to prepare and monitor budgets
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, self-starter, creative, customer service oriented, strong verbal and written skills, high energy, flexible, solution oriented
  • Must become proficient in operation of venue audio visual equipment
  • Capable of maintaining sensitive/confidential information
  • Full-time position with ability to work flexible weekly hours and weekends as required

To be considered for this position, please submit resumes to: kdarnold@lvchamber.com