Event Coordinator - Meetings & Event

Employer
Carey International, Inc.
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
ARE YOU READY TO TAKE A STEP UP TO WORKING FOR THE MOST RESPECTED CHAUFFEURED SERVICES COMPANY WORLDWIDE?Carey International, Inc. is hiring for the position of:Event Coordinator, Meetings and EventPOSITION SUMMARY: Coordinate Meetings & Events (M&E) chauffeured transportation services for national and international meeting and event planners. Provide a single point of contact (source) for the full-range of Company transportation services regardless of geographic location or customer and/or event. Provide transportation expertise and solutions for client transportation requirements. Handle all planning and coordination between the client and transportation service providers. Effectively communicate all requirements for M&E transportation. Join a world-class and worldwide organization: Won the prestigious Award of Excellence for Best Chauffeured Services Worldwide from Luxury Travel Advisor magazine. Awarded two GOLD Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, one for best worldwide coverage and the other for best mobile application. Fleet and Technology Facts:Carey's wide range of amenities and services attract clients of the highest caliber. Fleet of well-maintained late-model sedans, SUVs, vans and specialty vehicles with in-vehicle GPS. Proprietary innovative technology allowing Customers to make reservations on-line, through a mobile app or by phone. Our advanced technology extends to "two-way" in-vehicle tablet-based communications between our Chauffeurs and Dispatchers and between our Chauffeurs and Customers. Our Benefits For Full-Time positions: Paid vacation and sick leave. Ten (10) paid holidays per calendar year. Company subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance Company-paid Life insurance and short-term disability insurance Supplement insurance options at group rates, including Long Term Disability, Accident, Cancer, Critical Care, and Universal Life. Free Employee Assistance Program 401(k) Plan To express interest in this career opportunity, please send a cover letter with salary history and a current resume . Refer to position: ME17-07 Candidates will be subject to pre-employment background screening. Carey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent Experience: A minimum of 1-year experience with the Carey reservation process at CI Central Reservations. Call Center experience is highly desirable. Event and meeting management experience is highly desired. Skills: Superior proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access). Proficient in the Carey Reservations System (CES). Detail and process-oriented. Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Able to actively listen, comprehend and effectively handle challenging customer requests. Able to manage time with effective prioritization. Pro-active, able to work independently. Able to work in a fast-paced environment. Able to analyze difficult customer situations and negotiate win-win solutions. Able to demonstrate confidence in decision making. Capable of implementing decisions and providing logical, well-reasoned solutions to the customer Demonstrates exemplary communication skills, both verbal and in writing in the English language Able to effectively communicate with staff, vendors, and clients. Attributes and Characteristics: Ethical Demonstrates a dedication to providing exemplary customer service. Demonstrates a friendly, customer-focused attitude with a long-term commitment to the customer and company relationships. Follows through on commitments to customers and team members. Displays a strong, positive attitude and work ethic. Insightful, decisive and understanding Organized and capable of ensuring tasks are completed accurately and timely. Persuasive. Self Starter. Demonstrates strength of judgment to recognize when to escalate issues, questions, and problems to management. Able to multi-task. Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.