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Event Coordinator

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pay: up to $21.63/hour
19.7100-21.6300 (USD) Hourly
Posted: 5/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1516

Job Description


Work Location: CPLC Annex 1046 E. Buckeye Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85034




This position is part of a team of event marketing coordinators who
plan and execute events, including fundraisers, picnics, concerts, etc., for
CPLC and its subsidiaries. This includes operational, implementation, and post
event activities, as well as sales.



Detailed activities include:  

  • Expanding and diversifying CPLC’s donor base/pipleline and working
    with other team members to secure funding
  • Securing financial support from individuals, foundations, and
  • Utilizing appropriate
    tools to track and report on meeting logistics and results as needed
  • Communicating and corresponding with
    both internal and external business partners
  • Maintaining database, including registering attendees
  • Coordinating, managing, and negotiating meetings and workshops from
    pre-event planning through post-event evaluation; including, but not limited
    to, catering, room blocks, meeting rooms, reserving projectors, security,
    permits, and a/v requirements
  • Coordinating content and program development of online
    registration, website, invitations, and other collateral ensuring materials are
    professional and appropriately reflect brand standards
  • Working closely with internal business units to meet the goals and
    objectives of each meeting and event
  • Partnering with remote offices to help plan, budget, and execute
    meetings and events
  • Ensuring each event supports the overall goals of the company
  • Producing special projects and initiatives that are critical to
    executive leadership
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the event industry, as well
    as a thorough awareness of the event industry’s top vendors, planners, and
    event professionals
  • Attending networking events, tradeshows and client events as
  • Performing related duties as required 




  • Must possess superior organization, prioritization, and time
    management skills
  • Ability to work smart in a fast-paced,
    high-growth environment
  • Ability to manage a significant workload and adhere to tight
  • Ability to problem solve and work
    independently while remaining amiable, and composed under
  • Ability to work some evening/weekend hours and travel out of town
    when necessary
  • Thorough understanding of the event and meeting management process
    - conception to completion
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with
    persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working
    relationships with all individuals and communities of all socio/economic
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word,
    Excel, and PowerPoint





Must have a Bachelors Degree in
Marketing or a related field or be working toward a Bachelors Degree in
Marketing and have at least one year of event marketing/planning experience or
any combination of education, training or experience that provide the required knowledge and abilities necessary to
successfully perform the tasks required of the position, which include:

  • Experience successfully producing special events
  • Expertise in all stages of the event management process, with
    extensive knowledge ranging from the initial site selection through contract
    negotiation to the creation and on-site implementation of event production
    schedules and timelines
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication and
    customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well both individually and in a team
    environment successfully
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate
  • Demonstrated computer literacy using MS Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated flexibility, reliability, and the ability to work
    extremely well under pressure
  • Comfort with troubleshooting and demonstrated ability for quick
    problem solving
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long hours, nights, weekends,
    and some overnights
  • Ability to produce multiple internal and external events simultaneously
  • Ability to work collaboratively with agency management and program
  • Ability to operate personal computer with knowledge of various
    software programs, database management, and financial accounting software
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  •  Must have a valid AZ driver's licence and insurance.




  • Plan, in conjunction, with the Manager of Event Marketing and
    other appropriate staff, all special events/projects.
  • Establish a Project Task and Timeline Schedule for all special
  • Prepare special event/project budget, indicating projected
    expenses and revenues.
  • Identify and secure financial resources and in-kind contributions
    necessary to the success of all special events/special projects.
  • Maintain positive relationships with established financial and
    in-kind contributors.
  • Identify and secure volunteers appropriate to each special
  • Work with Marketing & Communications staff to create fliers,
    brochures, invitations, and other marketing materials, as required by each of
    the special events/projects.
  • Coordinate all special event/project media requirements with the Manager
    of Media & Public Relations





Employee are expected to participate in
continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of competency skills.






Work is performed in
structured environments.






Reports to and is
supervised directly by the Manager of Event Marketing. Employee is also
accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.


Application Instructions

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