Job ID: 2021-8582 Type: Stern School of Business (SB1071) # of Openings: 1 Category: Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio New York University
NYU’s Stern School of Business has an exciting opportunity available for an Associate Director of Special Events. The selected candidate will direct all aspects of planning, developing, and managing major events that meet the goals of the school. Serving as an events consultant to internal clients, the Associate Director will support a high volume of innovative events, receptions and seminars for audiences that range from C-suite and senior executives to students, faculty, and alumni. The selected candidate will also manage all related event operations (e.g. logistics, catering, technical and computer support, budget administration, vendor negotiations and purchases). The Associate Director will also analyze event statistics and recommend improvements both in terms of quality of the event, and cost reduction opportunities.
The selected candidate will have a bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience planning and implementing special events or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong customer service skills and the ability to solve problems in real time and juggle numerous demands are required along with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Demonstrated project management, organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work as a part of a collaborative team are also essential. Special events' planning experience with large organizations and/or nonprofit environment and familiarity with scheduling/planning software is preferred.
New York University Stern School of Business, located in the heart of Greenwich Village and deeply connected with the City for which it is named, is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers. NYU Stern offers a broad portfolio of transformational programs at the graduate, undergraduate and executive levels, all of them enriched by the dynamism and deep resources of one of the world’s business capitals. NYU Stern is a community that fosters inclusion, belonging, diversity and equity, and inspires its members to embrace change in a globally changing world. We offer a collegial and supportive culture, an excellent benefits package, which includes NYU tuition reimbursement, generous vacation, health, and retirement plans. For more information about working at NYU and to apply for this position online (2021-8582) please visit our web site at: http://www.nyu.edu/about/careers-at-nyu.html. In your cover letter, please indicate where you learned about this opportunity. We accept online applications only.
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