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Washington State University Events Coordinator 2 in Pullman, Washington

Events Coordinator 2 Title: 111B-YN - Events Coordinator 2 Business Title: Events Coordinator 2 Additional Titles: Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS Employee Type: Classified Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible Position Details: This position will work remotely the majority of the time, but will need to reside within reasonable driving distance of the Puyallup, WA WSU campus, or the Pullman, WA WSU campus to be able to occasionally go into the office to assist with work needs. Telework/Hybrid/Remote positions will require signing a telework agreement. Minimum technical requirements include an internet bandwidth of 4.0 Mbps for upload and download. WSU will provide other technical equipment determined necessary for telework positions. Learn more about telework requirements on https://policies.wsu.edu/prf/index/manuals/60-00-personnel/60-34-teleworking/. Summary of Duties: WSU Conference Management holds offices in Puyallup, WA (36 miles outside of Seattle) and Pullman, WA (on the east side of the state), working together to lead the region in event management. We partner with federal and state agencies, non-profits, and university colleagues to deliver exceptional event experiences for clients and attendees. This position can work at one of the two locations. The Event Coordinator 2 position performs work using knowledge and experience specific to marketing, development, and delivery of events and conferences. In consultation with supervisor and conference leads, develops and manages communication messages for participants and potential participants using eBlast software, various social media platforms, website development and registration software, and paper-based communication delivery methods. This position advises program participants, leaders, students, and/or the public regarding program content, policies, procedures, and learning activities. Coordinates, schedules, and monitors program delivery logistics. Implements these programs in the most efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner possible. Completes multiple team and independent projects on short timelines in a fast-paced environment with utmost professionalism. Required Qualifications: • High school graduation or equivalent and three (3) years of work experience involving public contact such as secretarial, sales promotion, setting up conferences, public information, or in the hospitality industry; OR equivalent education/experience. • Demonstrated experience successfully completing multiple team and independent projects on short timelines in a fast-paced environment with utmost professionalism. • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. • Position requires occasional evening and/or weekend work to support conference and/or event needs. • Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license. Preferred Qualifications: • Experience with event management software platforms. • Membership in a meeting planner association. • Event management experience including logistics planning, budget development, or working with clients and the public. • Experience composing publicity copy, such as newsletters, eBlasts, announcements, or website copy. • Demonstr

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