Classified Title: Sr. Events Planner
Requisition #: 313680
Status: Full Time
Location: District of Columbia
Location City: Washington
Location State: DC
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Administrative
Reporting to the Director of Campus Operations and Technology, the Events Manager is responsible for creating a special events department and developing a strategic plan that charts a path forward that supports 2,500 events on campus annually, while managing a $1.5 million events budget. The role of the Events Manager is to work with internal and external customers to develop a strategic approach to events management that includes devising marketing campaigns, for maximum attendance; creating event themes, that supports the mission and/vision for programs or initiatives; and develop a plan of execution for onsite coordination of events. Responsible for ensuring supervision of daily events at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), this manager has the responsibility for events strategy and implementation for high level events to include Dean’s Events, Graduation Ceremony, Anniversary Events, Public Officials, Foreign Leaders, and dignitaries.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Bachelor's degree required; Minimum four years related experience, particularly related to operations, student affairs, facilities and/or event management. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships, experience supervising students in a college setting;Experience delivering exceptional customer service; Working knowledge of audio/video equipment coordination and the use of various computer applications (i.e. word processing, database, spreadsheets, email and internet);Understanding of and appreciation for working with diverse populations.
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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