Event Coordinator - Lakewood Ranch
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 08:33 AM


Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corporation (CAC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create, develop, and present events for the residents of Lakewood Ranch as well as approve and sponsor resident clubs. We are looking for a part-time employee who will support the Director of LWR Community Activities (LWRCAC) in coordinating the details and logistics for hosting events and sponsoring clubs.
The major responsibilities of the job are:
1. Prepares and updates event flyers using Publisher software for Director's review, input, and approval.
2. Assists Director CAC in updating website, social media sites (facebook, linked-in) and sending e-blasts for upcoming events.
3. Assists Director in preparing for events by: contacting vendors, preparing event schedules and layouts for venue, setting up on-line ticket sales, headcounts.
4. Processes payments for vendors/entertainment for events by securing approval from the Director LWRCAC and forwarding to Treasurer for payment.
5. Assists Board of Director Committees in various activities, such as updating marketing brochures in the Community; coordinating volunteer activities and events, and setting up meetings as necessary.
6. Sets up files and records for events.
7. Orders supplies as needed and approved by Director of LWR CAC.
8. Answers CAC phone and assists residents with questions or notifies Director.
9. May greet customers who visit CAC office and answers questions and provides information on events and clubs.
10. May perform other duties as required by workload and Supervisor.

The ideal candidate will have the following education and skills:
- High School Graduate and education/training in graphic design. Minimum of 2 years graphic design work experience. Minimum of 2 years work experience as event coordinator.
- Proficient in using graphic design software, including PhotoShop, Gimp, Adobe Design, and Illustrator
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
- Upbeat personality with positive attitude and is able to maintain a smile
- Exceptional Customer Service skills and dedicated to quality output
- Able to pay close attention to details
- Able to meet deadlines for work
- Able to work independently, yet knows when to elevate issues to Supervisor.
- Able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs and to stand for long periods of time.
- Must have use of hands to operate computer equipment.
- Must have accurate vision to perform all functions of job.
- Able to work weekends, evenings, and Holidays as needed to cover event hours.
- Able to work a part-time schedule of approximately 25 hours per week.

Interested and qualified candidates are welcome to send their resume and cover letter to: lbasilone@lwrcac.com
Candidates only please apply.