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Special Events Associate

Bethesda, MD

Posted: 10/04/2019 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Office & Administration Job Number: A

Our client has an immediate need for a Special Events Associate who will work under the direction of the Director of Advancement, establish goals and objectives, plan and execute meetings and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements, and other related issues. Produce program/event histories, budget considerations, contractual provisions, and planning committee recommendations to determine requirements as to space, facilities, technology, equipment, lodging, catering, and on-site management. Facilitate event particulars with contractors, organizers, faculty/staff, and administrators with regards to all facets of the logistical operations support of multiple programs and events. 

  • 1+ year of experience or the equivalent combination of (5) years combined relevant education and experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business/Public Administration, or closely related field
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, proofreading, presentation, and administrative skills
  • Experience in institutional fundraising, highly desired
  • Accuracy and attention to detail  
  • Experience working in an independent school or university setting a plus
  • Bilingual English and French desired
  • Ability to prioritize duties, follow an organized process and bring projects to completion, reaching goals on deadline

Rachel Cruea

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