This position facilitates and coordinates all event related activities for conventions, trade shows, concerts, festivals and meetings at the Phoenix Convention Center. Duties include explaining policies and procedures for use of Phoenix Convention Center facilities to clients and the general public; advising clients and their contractors on setup options and types of materials needed to achieve desired results; preparing checklists of lessee requirements for distribution to all internal support staff and contractors, such as sales, event services, electrical and accounting; and inputting, retrieving and updating event setup information and producing event reports through a computerized event management system. Currently there is one vacancy at the Phoenix Convention Center.
This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.
First review of applications will occur the week of October 1, 2018. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit: Unit 7 Benefits
Two years of experience in coordinating a variety of events and activities at a convention center, hotel, or other large public use facility, including one year at a supervisory or lead level. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, theater, facility management, or a related field. An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education may be considered. Working irregular hours, second and/or third shifts, weekends, holidays, and evenings will be required. An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered. The City job description can be found here. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:
Strong customer service background. Large event planning experience at a convention center, hotel or other large public use facility. Experience with computerized event management information systems. HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at http://www.phoenix.gov/employment by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.
YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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