Wednesday , March 22 2023

City of McAllen Job Openings – Events Coordinator

Website City of McAllen

Job Description:

Under general supervision, the Events Coordinator provides administrative support and assists clients with planning and coordination of event services needed for proper setup, smooth event operation and tear down. Employee serves as the client’s representative for all departmental services. Employee has direct contact with public which requires courtesies, tactfulness and good judgment. Work requires public relations, events salesmanship and organizational skills.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a professional public relations image at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to enhance the overall operations and services of the department.
  • Meets with customers to arrange for special events using public relations and salesmanship skills.
  • Creates and maintains orderly event service files for each event.
  • Initiates and maintains regular communications with customer via e-mail, telecommunication, postal and/or other means requested by the customer.
  • Assists Sales staff with cost estimates and monitors final billing as assigned.
  • Ascertains customer requirements for physical setup, security, ticketing, etc. by coordinating event requirements and monitoring the work of others to ensure compliance.
  • Completes all appropriate paperwork and reports that relate to each event.
  • Conducts pre and post meetings for all events.
  • Monitors all customer deadlines and executes proper notifications to customer in a timely manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be knowledgeable of the practices and principles of setting up special events.
  • Must be able to use a computer, word processor, copy machine and binding machine.
  • Must be able to meet and greet the public in a friendly courteous manner, using tact and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently with self initiative and oversee assignments through completion using mature judgment.
  • Job requires a current, valid Texas Class C driver’s license.
  • Must demonstrate good public relations skills.
  • Job requires an accredited high school diploma or GED equivalent and a two-year associates degree from an accredited college or university. Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Job requires a minimum of three (3) years related work experience. Work experience in managing hotel events or customer service related work preferred.

Job Details:

Company: City of McAllen

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: McAllen, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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