Job Title: Events Manager (6292U) #24575
Job ID: 24575
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 1, 2018.
The Haas School Business ("Berkeley Haas") is one of the per-eminent business schools in the world. The school employs ~ 80 FTE ladder faculty, 130 professional faculty and 230 FTE staff serving 2,200 students in six degree programs—three of which are "self-supporting." In addition, the school is home to a strong and growing Executive Education unit which serves both domestic and international executives. Berkeley Haas supports a multitude of research, teaching and public service institutes as well as two research laboratories, the Long Business Library, and an on-site café. Staff is organized across many functions including admissions, career services, computing, financial aid, student affairs, payroll, business services and facilities. The school provides business and financial leadership/expertise to the campus and is served by an international advisory board of business and industry leaders.
The Events Specialist leads the planning and organizing of Berkeley Haas School community events hosted by the Dean's Office and is responsible for the smooth and successful implementation of all facets of event management. This includes managing all of the event logistics, including managing event budgets and scheduling; securing the appropriate venue; evaluating, hiring, and managing caterers and other vendors; assisting in marketing the event (including co-sponsorships where appropriate), overseeing invitations, RSVPs, waitlist management; serving as the point person for high-level speakers; preparing all event briefings and talking points; coordinating other staff responsibilities and technical services; etc. The position reports to the Director of Events and works directly with various deans and executive directors of programs.
Involves the planning and organizing of Berkeley Haas event activities, including managing logistics such as facilities, tickets, audience management activities, concessionaires, caterers, and vendors, and facilitation of communication and services with speakers and facility maintenance staff; or provides technical support of these activities.
Consults with clients on all details regarding events and event planning. Demonstrates good judgment in making decisions and managing events.
Plans, organizes, and identifies real and potential event locations and vendors.
Determines and coordinates staffing needs.
Develops and coordinates guest lists.
Develops and implements event budgets.
Contributes to and participates in long-range unit event planning.
Mentors and oversees the work of less experienced events staff.
Ensures smooth-running, effective events, including successfully recognizing and resolving potential and real problems in a timely manner using tact, sensitivity, discretion and political acumen.
Salary & Benefits
Salary: $55,100 - $84,000 annually.
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How to Apply
To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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