This position facilitates and coordinates all event related activities for conventions, trade shows, concerts, festivals and meetings at the Phoenix Convention Center. Duties include explaining policies and procedures for use of Phoenix Convention Center facilities to clients and the general public; advising clients and their contractors on setup options and types of materials needed to achieve desired results; preparing checklists of lessee requirements for distribution to all internal support staff and contractors, such as sales, event services, electrical and accounting; and inputting, retrieving and updating event setup information and producing event reports through a computerized event management system.
Currently there is one vacancy at the Phoenix Convention Center.
This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.
RECRUITMENT DATES First review of applications will occur the week of February 17, 2020. Recruitment closes March 2, 2020. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. For more details, visit:
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:
Strong customer service experience.
Large event planning experience at a convention center, hotel or other large public use facility.
Experience with computerized event management information systems.
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)
Venue Management School Graduate – International Association of Venue Managers
All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
HOW TO APPLY Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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