1) Under the direction of the Sr. Manger, Events and Academic Programs, assist with the coordination of events, including reserving space, coordinating with caterers, communicating with speakers, tracking attendees and providing updates of attendance to team, and preparing printed materials.
2) Onsite event support including set up and break down.
3) Coordinate logistics for weekly institute workshops.
4) Support event speakers while on campus for events including greeting speaker, coordinating office hours and activities, responding to onsite needs, collecting feedback and submitting reimbursements.
5) Work with the Communications team to regularly review accuracy of, and submit updates for, event-related content on Becker Friedman Institute website.
6) Contribute to ongoing marketing efforts of BFI programs and events, including increasing outreach to other divisions across campus to engage their students, faculty, staff, and alumni in institute programs.
1) Attention to detail
2) Ability to maintain confidentiality
3) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
4) Budget management skills
5) Excellent verbal and written communication skills
6) Knowledge of Microsoft Office
7) Organizational skills
8) Demonstrated ability to be an excellent team member.
9) Understanding of higher education and/or nonprofit organizations.
10) Diplomatic and customer service based approach to interacting with colleagues and others.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
1) A minimum of two years of relevant experience, such as event and/or conference planning.
2) Experience in higher education
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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