Walanda Online Ltd Zambia
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3 months ago

Events Coordinator

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We are looking for an experienced and creative Event Manager to join our team. As an Event Manager at our company, you will be responsible for organizing and coordinating events.

We are expecting you to be very well-organized and competent in vendor management. Communication skills, good time management and attention to detail are a must!

Duties and responsibilities

Understand requirements and details of each event

Understand clients’ needs and wants

Plan and organize events with attention to financial and time constraints

Book venues and schedule speakers

Meet with clients and coordinate with them regularly

Look for and compare different vendors (catering, decorators, musicians etc.)

Negotiate with vendors to achieve the most favorable terms

Hire, train and oversee personnel

Evaluate personnel and provide reports

Manage all event operations (preparing venue, invitations, food, drinks etc.)

Track the overall even expenses regularly

Do event budget planning

Stay within the budget

Carefully oversee event happenings

Offer solutions to resolve problems in a timely manner

Evaluate event’s success and submit reports

Requirements and qualifications

3 years of experience as event coordinator or similar role

Portfolio of successful events

Proficient in MS Office

Excellent vendor management skills

Knowledge of basic recruitment practices

Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success

Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

Team player

Good time-management skills

Great interpersonal and communication skills

Degree in hospitality management, public relations or relevant field is preferred

Application deadline
15 Mar 15:00