Event Associate

Recruiter
American Museum Of Natural History
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
The American Museum of Natural History
Event Associate
The American Museum of Natural History is seeking an Event Associate. The Event Associate will manage, coordinate, and execute meetings, programs and special events for both internal and external groups. Liaise with internal departments, caterers and vendors. Manage internal and external expectations. Answer telephone inquiries. Control expenses, and prepare and reconcile invoices. Support revenue, sales and marketing efforts. Other related duties as assigned. • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of related experience in event operations and planning, and/or hospitality. • Highly organized with great attention to detail. • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. • Working knowledge of food and beverage services. • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities, work under pressure in fast-paced environment, and interact with wide range of people. • Good management, supervisory and customer service skills. • Able to work evenings and weekends/holidays. • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. • Familiar with budgeting and sales reporting. • Familiar with calendar/event management software. To be considered for this position please complete and application and submit, cover letter, resume and salary requirements through our careers portal. The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures. The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Category: Restaurant & Food Service , Keywords: Event Helper