Event Coordinator

Destination South

1514 Mathis Ferry Rd. Suite 201, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Full Time

Posted On August 5, 2022

Job Details

Event Coordinator
Reports to: Coastal Director of Operations and Programs

General Description
The Event Coordinator will work with the Director of Operations and Programs to assist in overall coordination efforts throughout all aspects of the daily office duties, as well as in the field prior, during, and post programming.
This role will have the opportunity to train in all facets of the Hospitality and Event planning industry as well as the
resources to continue education in the event industry. This is a dynamic entry level position for an individual who
thrives on new challenges, deadlines, and multi-tasking in a fun and fast-paced work environment.

 An individual with a strong work ethic
 Superior written and verbal communications skills
 A passion for connections and new relationships
 Ability to follow through complex projects to completion
 Works well alone or in collaborative settings
 Provides a high level of organization
 Offers flexibility and multi-tasking skills
 Ability to work some nights and weekends
 Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint
 Quick thinking, fast learning, and a sense of humor
 Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds

 Assist Manager + Director Level Staff with day-to-day business functions
 Assist with sales drops – ideation, sourcing, budgeting, design, fulfillment, organization, and prep
 Assist with strategic team outings and entertainment – ideation, sourcing, budgeting, design, digital
materials, organization, event setup, execution, tear-down, and follow-up strategies
 Assist with site visits – calling vendors, scheduling, site companions and agendas, creative enhancements,
and follow-up strategies
 Assist with small individual projects on budget, design, and execution
 Manage online network database and maintain records
 Assist with administrative tasks such as entering program information into Tess, Dropbox, lead sheets and
 Stay abreast of what’s “hot” in DSME destinations and throughout the industry, i.e., new restaurants,
venues, hotels, technologies, etc.
 Assist with updating DropBox Resource Library for the Coastal region
 Assist with Client Gifting
 Vendor call outs to check availability, pricing, inventory, and financial documents
 Attend networking functions after business hours
 Assist with onsite operations

Job Description

Education and Qualifications
 Experience working in hospitality or similar industry preferred
 Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products
 Bachelor’s degree in hospitality, sales, communications, or relevant work-related experience preferred

· Eligible for benefits including health, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off
· Option for Cell Service Plan
· Paid holidays
· Company-paid professional certifications (i.e. DMCP, CMP, CSEP, etc.) and continuing education as
approved by the President
· Opportunity for growth within the company