Event Coordinator

Location
College Park, Maryland
Posted
Jan 11, 2018
Closes
Feb 15, 2018
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

The Alumni Engagement and Outreach Team at the University of Maryland Alumni Association recruits alumni to participate in meaningful events, programs, and volunteer opportunities, as well as strategically engage our alumni to cultivate relationships. The Alumni Engagement and Outreach Team is seeking a dynamic Events Coordinator to assist in the planning and execution of Category 1 and 2 events and manage Category 3 events independently.

The Events Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Director and Assistant Director of Alumni Events and Programs in the planning and staffing of 50+ events annually. The Alumni Engagement and Outreach Team plan dynamic events and programs for alumni, both locally and regionally.

Under the direction of the Director of Alumni Events and Program, the coordinator is responsible for tracking event registrants, fielding calls, providing customer service, corresponding with alumni and vendors via phone and email, securing contracts, drafting briefings, data entry, collateral, rsvp form and landing page creation, and other duties as assigned. S/he will also manage all logistical components, strategy and content for a small portfolio of events.

The Coordinator must have the availability to work evenings and weekends throughout the year. 
Must be able to travel locally and regionally 15% of the time. This position may be physically demanding at times; must be able to lift 40 lbs.