Event AssistantCompany: Oakland University
Date Posted: November 22, 2017
The Event Assistant will split their time between providing business support for the team, planning and executing small events and meetings, and providing on-site event support for larger-scale events. This includes maintaining a complex events budget, coordinating purchases in compliance with University policy, inventory management, on-site space visits, execute logistics for assigned events, facilitate information sharing to appropriate staff, and maintaining information in databases and compiling reports. This role will require the ability to work extended hours; including early morning, evenings and occasional weekends.
Bachelor's Degree in marketing, event planning, hospitality, communications, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. One year of experience supporting event, meeting, or project planning. Ability to apply knowledge of the rules of etiquette and social protocol. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Must be very detail oriented. Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work in both a team environment and individually. Ability to communicate effectively with others.