Event Industry Jobs: Philadelphia, PA

    March 21, 2013

    Check out the following event planning and industry job opportunities in Pennsylvania this week:

    Event Planner / Coordinator – Ashford & Grace Fine Jewelers (Apply Here)


    The event coordinator should have a love for meeting new people, provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, a self-motivator and be able to build relationships with everyday contacts and potential customers. Other responsibilities include: assist with booking events, conduct research and find untapped resources to identify new contacts, serve as liaison with party hosts on all event-related matters, assist with periodic progress reports to Gold Party Director for each event, coordinate appointments and scheduling of events on the calendar, and prepare and modify event contracts as requested.

    Meetings Associate- American Association for Cancer Research (Apply Here)


    Provides direct administrative support to the director and/or meeting managers, utilizing effective administrative and communication skills, both written and verbal. Supports the director and/or meeting managers with work related to special conferences, workshops and the Annual Meeting. Coordinates the registration and housing for meetings, workshops and conference attendees, as assigned. Assists in the development of systems to manage registration and housing effectively and accurately. Assists with participant travel arrangements, as required. repares appropriate correspondence, as needed. Coordinates speaker logistics and forms. Travels on-site with director and/or meeting manager/s to handle registration, housing assistance, meeting logistics and overall meeting management support, as assigned. Provides assistance to attendees and speakers with their meeting, workshop or conference needs.

    Event Planner/Coordinator – The Active Network (Apply Here)


    Primary responsibility is researching meeting/event site availability using StarCite technology in order to select the best available meeting/event site for the client. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: aggressively negotiate contracts, interact with client to gather necessary information to properly research availability for meetings/events, deliver first class customer service in line with client’s objectives, generate reports documenting savings and cost avoidance, and management of 100-150 meetings per year with a varied attendance.