The Temporary Event Specialist will support areas of event planning including but not limited to event registration, event follow-up and data management, and assisting with onsite logistics.
This is a full-time temporary position expected to last six months.
Assist with administrative event related tasks on the Chicago Booth Advancement Events team.
Enter guest information and pull attending reports in event registration system, Cvent.
Assist with research and tracking of event venues and vendors for local, domestic, and international event markets.
Assist with event preparation and collecting materials for events locally, domestically, and internationally.
Assist with the creation of event briefings and overviews for key staff and alumni.
Provide onsite assistance at designated events.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
High school diploma required.
Bachelorâ™s degree preferred.
A minimum one year of relevant experience, such as event or conference planning, required.
Experience with customer service required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
Proven collaborative skills required.
Ability to work as part of a team in varying roles, including responding to last minute tasks with professionalism required.
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail required.
Ability to learn software and databases, in particular the event registration system, Cvent, and the Booth Advance database, Griffin, required.
Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, thinks creatively, and reacts to changes and adjustments is required.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Ability to stand for extended periods required.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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