Event Industry Jobs: Los Angeles, CA

    April 12, 2013

    Have you been dividing your time between planning great parties for your family and friends and looking for a fun, fulfilling job? Well, how about combine your passion for event planning with your search for a job, and join the event planning industry with one of these great job positions:


    Estate Manager/Event Planner – Estate Weddings & Events, Inc. (Apply Here)


    Estate Weddings and Events is looking for a Location Manager/Event planner in the Los Angeles area with experience in property or venue management. We are rapidly expanding and are looking to hire our next Estate Manager/Event Planner to grow our business while maintaining our excellence in client relations and reputation for hosting impeccable events. Our next Estate Manager must: be available to show properties, meet clients and homeowners on a regular basis, follow up with potential clients, stay on top of leads and reach out to new business, execute proposals and contracts accordingly, and provide on-site location management for all events.


    Event Planner – Blackstone Software (Apply Here)


    Responsible for managing all pre-event components, including venue selection, contract negotiation, invitation creation, AV coordination, food and beverage selection, vendor management, host preparation, and materials coordination (i.e. gifts, giveaways, name badges, programs, posters). Successfully execute events, ensuring staffing & volunteer needs are planned ahead for. Manage event close-out process, including billing, budget reconciliation, survey creation and implementation, and capture customer feedback through de-brief or lessons learned meetings. Identify and manage any event related communications and status updates. Build registration websites using an online, web-based tool to manage and track events & attendees. Provide support to the Financial Services Events Team on meeting and event related responsibilities as assigned. Attend regular project planning meetings with event stakeholders during event planning process.


    Event Services Coordinator – Hilton Worldwide (Apply Here)


    As an Activities Coordinator, you would be responsible for coordinating, promoting, publicizing and facilitating club activities and programs in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards by: coordinating, promoting, publicizing and facilitating all activities and programs for the spa/salon/fitness center/health club, performing receptionist duties including, but not limited to, answering telephones, taking and relaying messages, processing and recording financial transactions, scheduling appointments and stocking and maintaining supplies, as needed, assisting to monitor facility use to ensure guest safety, and performing general club duties, as needed.


    Event Manager – USC Auxiliary Services (Apply Here)


    Oversees the dining requirements of guests during meetings, business and social gatherings. Oversees all aspects of banquet or event functions from pre-planning to completion such as room set-up, serving, maintenance, cleanup, and breakdown of equipment. Coordinates and supervises the execution of all banquet functions to ensure clients' specifications are adhered to and that functions run smoothly and efficiently. Oversees set-up of banquet event to include proper placement of linens, cutlery, china, and glassware according to event order specifications. Conducts visual inspections of rooms and equipment prior to banquet event for cleanliness, proper inventory and set-up. Oversees dismantling, removal, and storage of equipment. Conducts post-event analysis and evaluation including entering event information into database and producing reports for event stakeholders and management, as requested.