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Special Event Coordinator

Position:  Special Events Coordinator
Department:  Marketing
Employment Status: Full Time Hourly
Reports to: Director of Special Events

Position Summary:

The Houston Museum of Natural Science can be rented out by corporations and individuals for a variety of events.  These events can be corporate parties, weddings, receptions, galas, dinners, seminars, lunches, etc.  They require a wide variety of assistance from complete coordination among the different departments to working with caterers, valet companies, security, HPD, entertainment, décor and much more.

The position requires someone who has a strong interest in the special events industry. The person needs to have strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to effectively handle a fast paced work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as onsite manager for rental and promotional events and insure all HMNS commitments to rental clients are fulfilled
  • Work evening, weekend and holiday events as scheduled.  This is a must.
  • Meet weekly with the Director of Special Events to discuss events for that week, who will handle the event, communicate all details internally, etc
  • Assist in managing events for the Marketing department as well as all other internal departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with caterers, events a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to interact with vendors, staff and internal/external clients in a calm, professional and friendly manner at all times
  • Highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well in a close-knit team.
  • Required to wear appropriate business attire for all events.
  • Required to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to arrive to work on time as scheduled.
  • Must have proven track record of reliable punctuality and attendance.
  • Capable of lifting 30+ lbs of equipment, etc.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to ascend and descend stairs safely

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Ashley Zalta at Resumes will be accepted through Friday, March 13, 2020.

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HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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