Event Coordinator

EMC Insurance Group Inc. Des Moines, IA
At EMC, you'll put your skills to good use as an important member of our team. You can count on gaining valuable experience while contributing to the company's success. EMC strives to hire and retain the best people by engaging, developing and rewarding employees.

Essential Functions:

* Coordinates all aspects of professional meetings and events for EMC Des Moines facilities

* Oversees room reservations using an online system

* Prepares and coordinates rooms according to reservation requests

* Collaborates with local hospitality staff to schedule and successfully complete all requirements for meetings

* Serves as a contact person for contracts with hospitality vendors and negotiates prices for hospitality services

* Solves basic audio visual equipment issues

Education & Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in event management, hospitality or related field, or equivalent relevant experience

* Three years of experience in corporate event planning or related field

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Good knowledge of event planning, hospitality and audio visual equipment

* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

* Strong communication and organizational skills

* Excellent customer service skills and telephone etiquette

* Availability for off hours support required

* A valid driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle report per company standards required

Our employment practices are in accord with the laws which prohibit discrimination due to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

All of our locations are tobacco free including in company vehicles.

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