University Relations Event Coordinator

Synergis Creative

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Title: University Relations Event Coordinator

Location: Mountain View, CA

Duration: 12+ Months (medical, dental, vision benefits offered)

Our team consists of program managers who lead complex, multidisciplinary projects, ushering projects through the entire lifecycle – managing schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Projects often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it’s up to these program managers to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines. 

 

Overall

Responsibilities:

Assist program managers in the development of various outreach programs, which

includes coordination of event logistics, scheduling, preparing documentation,

tracking, and reporting

Securing and booking a suitable venue or location for events/workshops

Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, collateral, contractors,

and equipment hire

Partnering with our clients to coordinate details of events

Communicate with external and internal guests on outreach programs

 

Required

Skills:

Bachelor's degree in any field

3-5 years of experience as a senior event coordinator

Strong organizational and project management skills; attention to detail 

Proficient in Google products (e.g., Gmail, calendar, spreadsheets, docs)

Autonomy and responsiveness; ability to take initiative

Ability to prioritize and multitask, and to positively contribute in a

fast-paced and changing work environment

Experience working with and influencing senior engineers/stakeholders

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; sense of confidentiality,

tact and diplomacy

Enthusiasm, team spirit and exceptional customer service focus

 

Preferred

Qualifications:

Experience in university relations or program/event management a plus

Experience managing multiple projects/events

 

**Willing

to travel once Coronavirus settles down (5-10% of job)

Synergis Creative (creative.synergishr.com) is a specialized division of Synergis (www.synergishr.com) that serves the needs of leading creative firms, departments and agencies. Synergis Creative carefully matches creative and marketing talent to a full-time, contract or project positions.

Synergis Creative's recruiters have been a driving force of the creative and marketing space for over six years. We draw from a wealth of experience with technology staffing, industry best practices and exceptional connections to match candidates with incredible opportunities.

Synergis Creative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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