Events Assistant

Events Assistant

Friday, 5 July 2019, 5.00pm

Summary
Looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to provide support to the Events Manager in the planning and execution of institutional events. This includes: cross-departmental collaboration, coordinating with vendors (caterers, staffing companies, event supply companies), staffing events, processing invoices, and other event-related and administrative duties.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist with the coordinating of logistics for Music at Dumbarton Oaks concerts, including scheduling, renting of equipment, instrument tuning,; process and manage subscription and ticket sales for concerts; and prepare subscription packets for annual mailing.
• Prepare and send accommodation confirmations for incoming scholarly guests; request access badges and prepare accommodation packets for guests; maintain accommodations calendar and field inquiries; send internal communications to staff regarding accommodation schedules; and submit monthly accommodations financial reports to the Finance department.
• Create and manage events through the events database, while working with other departments to stay on schedule for event announcements and preparation leading to the event date. Assist with building and sending event announcements, reminders, and invitations, including preparation of guest lists and RSVP tracking. Work closely with Communications team to organize social media
and website announcements with announcements of events.
• Support event planning by arranging for catering, preparing badges and place cards, and updating the shared event schedule with event details such as venue set-up and AV checks.
• Track departmental budget expenses; process department visa statements, check requests and process invoices.
• Handle email correspondence for the Events and Concerts email and phone accounts, exercising the utmost professionalism in communication.
• Maintain guest lists in Salesforce databases: update event contacts and concert series subscribers, input guest lists, and track attendance.
• Provide back-up to Events Manager for additions and changes to the Dumbarton Oaks master calendar.
• Work at events to assist with registration, onsite event set-up and general event flow.
• Other duties as assigned.

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NB: The position remains open until filled.

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Published on 21 June 2019

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