Events Manager
Job Postings
Monday, September 30, 2013 11:45 AM

The company for this position is confidential. Position is located in West Palm Beach, FL. Please email resume and cover letter to FFEA if interested and we will forward to the employer.

Event Manager Job Description


Responsible for creating, managing and executing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to.

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Development, production and delivery of projects from proposal right up to delivery.
  • Responsible for event coordination activities.
  • Delivering events on time, within budget, that meet (and hopefully exceed) expectations.
  • Coordinate details of events such as festivals, charity events, trade shows and virtual events.
  • Direct coordination of activities to prepare for the day of the event.
  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project.
  • Knowledgeable of proper event procedures.
  • Manage and maintain a budget.
  • Manage and maintain an event binder with contracts
  • Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary.
  • Book venues and negotiate fees.
  • Communicating, maintaining and developing client relationships.
  • Managing supplier/vendor relationships.
  • Hire vendors and contractors and negotiate fees.
  • Work with music artist and artist management to make sure all requests are met.
  • Drive attendance to the event with grass-roots marketing: social media, flyers, local events, media partnerships, chamber partnership and more.
  • Promote the event using flyers, cold calling, and social media as examples of ways to spark attention.
  • Analyze event performance and prepare event presentations.
  • Ensure staff is adequately prepared for event.
  • Pay vendors for their participation in the event.
  • Provide receipts if needed.
  • Ensure day of event goes smoothly.
  • Design floor plan for vendors and sponsors.
  • Set up booths, decorations, and other event decor.
  • Ensuring excellent customer service.
  • Creating event proposals.


$35,000 with bonus opportunity.


  • Excellent communicator.
  • Ability to motivate people.
  • Reliable and prompt.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Multi-tasker.



  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint (Microsoft Office).
  • Proficient in Outlook.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Events Coordination.
  • Valid Driver License.