Community Events Coordinator - City of West Palm Beach
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Written by Suzanne Neve   
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 07:43 PM

Community Events Coordinator - City of West Palm Beach

Looking for a hard working, ambitious and dedicated event professional to join the City of West palm Beach Community Events team. This position has the primary responsibility of coordinating all aspects of the nationally acclaimed West Palm Beach Green Market and will assist with other City events, such as Clematis by Night, 4th on Flagler, Holiday in Paradise, etc. as requested. Must have extensive experience in planning special events with proven ability in vendor relations and recruitment. Must be willing to work weekends on a regular basis, some nights and holidays. Must be a team player with initiative and great attitude.

Specific Green Market responsibilities include, but are not limited to, vendor recruitment including overseeing the juried vendor selection process; maintenance of all vendor files and paperwork; advance preparation and onsite execution of market logistics; supervision of Greenmarket Assistants; assistance with servicing of sponsors, public relations and marketing efforts; preparation of annual budget, weekly deposits and financial reports.

Salary

$22.21 Hourly (Pay Grade 54) Excellent Benefits!

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Marketing, Recreation, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in event management including one (1) year supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid driver's license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver's license within 30 days from day of hire.

Additional Details

The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply at www.wpb.org by selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting. Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.

The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity employer. Veterans' preference will be given in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the minimum requirements of the position. Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is required as condition of employment.