Senior Special Events Manager - Florida International University
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 09:42 PM

Senior Special Events Manager - Florida International University

Execute college wide events as well as donor stewardship activities that have a direct impact upon fundraising for the College of Business.

  • Works closely with the associate director on direction of all events assigned to the events team.
  • Oversees all aspects of internal and external events as assigned for the College of Business.
  • Manages a timeline of tasks and detailed logistics with deadlines, for all college related on and off campus events.
  • Drive negotiations and project management of critical events and deliver flawless event plans.
  • Manages all event budgets.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with key personnel who manage all facilities used for events.
  • Provides direction and unit assistance for all marketing collateral design and promotion related to college events with the Associate Director and Office of Marketing and Communications. Works in collaboration with the division of External Relations on all collateral material and advertising.
  • Manages social media strategy along with Office of Marketing and Communications for all COB related events.
  • Consistently assesses opportunities for improvement.
  • Mentor and coach

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in an appropriate specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate specialization and two years of experience.


Starting at $50,000.00 and commensurate with experience.

Other requirements:

Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends and at locations outside of the University.

Search for Job Opening ID: 509656

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA
and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit